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.
- Engage with leading Krakow entrepreneurs and institutions all in one place.
- Help your business grow by meeting the right organization in the Matchmaker Zone.
Keynotes & Panels
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
Structured B2B Meetings
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
This project is realized with the financial support from the City of Krakow.
This project is organized by the Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK.
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
Presentation by Monika Pietrzyk – GovTech Polska Program Development Manager
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
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
Bidroom and #OMGKRK team up to send Dragons Cave Pre-Acceleartor team emosystem to Web Summit.
Road To A Healthy Ecosystem
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.