Brainly is an edu-tech company described as the world’s largest social learning network for students. The company is based in New York City but has a strong connection to Krakow where it was founded and which is home to its development team. Key information from the Forbes article:
- brainly was founded 10 years ago as zadane.pl
- raised 38.5 million dollars of investment
- in the past 2 ½ years has grown from 60 million to 150 million unique users a month
- Poland is its 8th largest market with 7 million users
- still testing the business model: freemium with ads or paid premium account
- aims to reach over 1 billion users
Brainly’s continued dynamic growth and ambitious goals make it a leading example for the Krakow Startup Community. You can read the full Brainly article from Forbes here along with another Forbes article from 2016 forecasting the growth of Poland as a European tech hub and highlighting local startups like Estimote, Kontakt.io, Voicepin and Callpage.
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Symphony Solutions, an international Dutch IT company with offices in Ukraine, Macedonia, and Poland is looking for a motivated Office Coordinator to join the team in Krakow.
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Archdesk digitizes and improves the workflow of construction companies by utilizing a modern cloud-based software platform Archdesk ERP. All three co-founders are based in the UK and have launched Archdesk in the UK, but they still consider themselves a Polish start-up.
We present your career opportunities from startup/IT companies where you can find a valuable and confirmed job in innovation ecosystem in Krakow.
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Open Coffee #180
Thu, February, 7th
If you are you up for some early morning chat about your side project or you want to meet some cool people from the startup community in Kraków, join Open Coffee KRK on Thursday, 8 am sharp, Coworking Rynek 28.
Space 4.0 Meetup #4: SpaceTech made in Poland
Fri, February, 8th
Meet the people behind ICEYE and PW-Sat2 project (SPACE SATELLITES). Get to know the National Space Program developed by the Polish Space Agency (Polska Agencja Kosmiczna). An event for business and enthusiasts of technological innovations.
Startup Stage by KNRK INDEX #3 Healthcare
Thu, February, 21st
Startup Stage is the event cycle which raises world trends in business related to new technologies. This time you will have an occasion to hear more about the healthcare sector.
Art in Games
Thu, February, 22th
Digital Dragons Academy is all about games industry! Come and hear from experts from art and gaming fields about concept art, pixel art, culture adaptation, translations, music and soundtracks.
TEDxKazimierzSalon – The Art of Entrepreneurship
Thu, February, 28th
In the agenda TED Talks and other content followed by a Q&A session with a panel of participants who are either successful in their businesses or community leaders who support the pro-entrepreneurship ecosystem in our city – hopefully inspire you to take a risk and take action to make a positive difference in your life.
Soap! 2019 | the best content conference
Wed-Fri, June, 5-7th
As long-time partners and participants of Soap! 2019, we recommend this the best content conference! Three days filled with workshops and talks will greatly help you grow professionally. Grab your early bird tickets now.