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Monday October 21st, 2019 | Plac Nowy 1

9:00am – 5:00pm

The Innovative Krakow Forum strives to facilitate cohesive networking among stakeholders in our city’s innovation ecosystym, build trust amongst participants, and work toward sustainable long-term assistance for innovative start-ups including advice and mentoring.

The full day event promotes: ambition for growth, risk taking needed to create and sell more innovative products, engaging large enterprises in spaces of coproduction and collaboration with start-up  and SMEs along with engaging with the broader European ecosystem. 

Ecosytem Highlights

  • Engage with leading Krakow entrepreneurs and institutions all in one place.

Structured Matchmaking

  • Help your business grow by meeting the right organization in the Matchmaker Zone.
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1st Floor

Keynotes & Panels

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10:00 Opening: Toward An Innovative Krakow 
11:00 Panel & Case Study:  Boosting Corporate x Startup Business
12:00 Panel: Women In Technology
13:00 Networking Lunch In Matchmaker Zone
14:00 Panel: Attracting Capital And Investors 
15:00 Panel: Attracting Foreign Talent moderated by Poland Today
16:00 Final Keynote: Hugo Amsellem – The Family
17:30 Dragons Cave Demo Day
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Matchmaker Zone

2nd Floor

Structured B2B Meetings

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09:00 – 10:00 Registration & Coffee
11:00 – 12:00 Hiring Speed Dating: HCM Deck, Bidroom, Tagvenue
12:00 – 13:00 Corporations:  ABSL, Ericsson, Govtech Polska, OVH, PKO BP
13:00 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Poland Today, Wave Growth and Huge Thing
15:00 – 16:00 Investors: Innovation Nest, Sunfish Partners, BDLG Ventures, SMOK, Innoventure, TDJ Pitango, Augere Venture, Expara Fund
16:00 Matchmaker Zone Closes
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This project is realized with the financial support from the City of Krakow.

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This project is organized by the Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK.

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This project is supported by Wave Growth.

Panel: Toward An Innovative Krakow

Moderated by Paweł Kulon – President – Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK

Wojciech Przybylski – CEO – Krakowski Park Technologiczny
Przemek Berendt – Founder – Talent Alpha

Panel: Boosting Startup x Corporate Business

Moderated by Dominika Walec – Head Of Growth – #OMGKRK

Wojciech Ozog – Ericsson Garage
Eoin McCoy – Member of the Board ASPIRE
Piotr Lipnicki – CTO – Reliability Solutions
Filip Moscicki – Archdesk

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Presentation by Monika Pietrzyk – GovTech Polska Program Development Manager

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Panel: Empowering Women Founders

Moderated by Katarzyna Wabik – Revolut

Agata Frankiewicz – DEKO EKO
Anna Ogar – Insignes Labs
Justyna Uman-Ntuk – innoMED.co
Bogumila Matuszewska-Wojtyła – DrOmnibus

Women Founder Working Group Announcement

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On the 21st of October, the Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK officially launched its first Working Group.

The ‘Women In Tech Entrepreneurship” group is an outcome of many discussions and feedback collected during startup community events indicating the need to support the establishment and development of projects run by women.

Panel: Attracting Capital & Investors

Moderated by Richard Lucas – #OMGKRK Ambassador


Artur Karczykowski – Sunfish Partners
Szymon Janicki – HCM Deck
Paulina Białek – Expara Group

Startup Pitch: Wezze

Panel: Attracting And Empowering International Talent

Moderated by Richard Stevens – Editor In Chief– Poland Today


Maurizio Tripi – CTO – Bidroom

Suleman Siddiqui – CEO – Wave Growth

Sunny Vashishtha – Site Lead – Symphony Solutions

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Bidroom and #OMGKRK team up to send Dragons Cave Pre-Acceleartor team emosystem to Web Summit.

Road To A Healthy Ecosystem

Hugo Amsellem 

Director (Berlin) – The Family

Dragons Cave Demo Day

After the conclusion of the Innovative Krakow Forum, stay at Plac Nowy 1 for the grande finale of the Dragons Cave Pre-Accelerator program. Watch as 6 early stage teams present their products and pitch for what they need to continue to grow.

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