A lot is happening in the Krakow Startup Community so let’s get into it!
- The Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK is very pleased to welcome Microsoft as a Community Member.
- Our Stakeholder Member Archdesk raises 4.3 mln pln from Sebastian Kulczyk and other investors. Check out positions with Archdesk on #OMGKRK Jobs.
- In additional investment news, our Community Member PerfOps raises 2 mln pln from Finch Capital. You can meet VC Finch Capital in Krakow this week.
- Like data and maps? #OMGKRK built an MVP Map of Krakow Innovation Ecosystem.
- The Innovation Database and map were funded in part from Entrepreneurship Advancement grants from the City of Krakow. The 2019 UMK grant application deadline is March 6th, 2019.
- #OMGKRK is starting a campaign in support of Zabłocie Technology Park.
- Lastly, Krakow moves up to 6th place as the best outsourcing location in the world.
Sounds good, don’t you think?
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#OMGKRK MEMBERS SPOTLIGHT
New Member: Microsoft
Microsoft is strongly committed over the next years to offer joint sales engagements with startups with access to technology and a dedicated CEE-based Startups Team.
Learn more about their Azure Cloud Computing Platform and the value of partnering with Microsoft in their Community Member profile.
The 4th edition of #StartUP Malopolska acceleration program is around the corner! If you are running company in the region of Malopolska – no longer than two years – and want to develop your business apply until March 6th!
Startup Games Warsaw
Join a giant pitching competition – with a twist. It’s a real-time investment simulation, where founders pitch their start-ups/scale-ups to ‘investors’ organized by British Embassy Warsaw.
KPT ScaleUp is a 6-month accelerator program focused on Industry 4.0 solutions and implemented by the Krakow Technology Park. The deadline for filing applications expires on February 28th!
Ecosystem on the map
Whoa! We present MVP of Krakow Innovation Ecosystem Map based on #OMGKRK database project. Feel free to contact us if you are not on the map yet!
Meet VC Finch Capital
Finch Capital is an early stage venture capital firm focusing on Europe and on South East Asia. They will be in the city on February 19th-20th.
OpenCoffeeKRK #181 with Przemysław Stanisz
Thu, February, 21st
A great meetup for morning professional networking. This time hosted by special guest, Przemyslaw Simon Stanisz, Founder of North Star Consulting. Fresh coffee will be there as well! 🙂
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
Fri-Sat, February, 22-23rd
Digital Dragons Academy is all about the games industry! Come and hear from experts from arts and gaming fields about concept art, pixel art, culture adaptation, translations, music and soundtracks.
TEDxKazimierzSalon – The Art of Entrepreneurship
Thu, February, 28th
Not only is this event perfect for building your knowledge it is a great way to establish new relationships with like-minded individuals, which can further your own business in the future!