Virtual Founders Breakfast #7
Building An Edu-Tech Unicorn featuring Michał Borkowski CEO Brainly
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 at 8:00am via Zoom
Virtual Founders Breakfast is a monthly recurring early morning event organized by the Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK bringing together startup founders, industry experts, investors along enterprises to generate growth, exchange best practices and facilitate matchmaking.
Each breakfast features an expert speaker engaging in conversation with founders exchanging their knowledge and experience on a selected topic. The event provides opportunities to facilitate valuable new connections and one-on-one access to decision-makers.
Virtual Founders Breakfast #7 features the CEO and Co-Founder of Krakow’s biggest startup success story. Brainly is the world’s largest peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents and teachers. At brainly.com, and its group of websites around the world, students connect to both receive and offer help with homework problems and questions. The unique opportunity for students to freely ask questions and gain the confidence that comes from helping others and inspires students to learn in a collaborative community that receives more than 350 million users each month. Based in Kraków, Poland, with its US headquarters in New York City, Brainly is currently available in 35 countries. The total funding from current investors, including Naspers, General Catalyst Partners, Point Nine Capital, Runa Capital and Learn Capital equals $150M.
Who Can Attend?
- Startup and scaleup founders
- C-level individuals from innovative organizations
- Leaders from ecosystem stakeholders
Michał is the CEO and co-founder of Brainly and is responsible for product strategy, company strategy and culture.
Michał grew up in a small town in Poland before heading to Warsaw to study corporate finance at the acclaimed Warsaw School of Economics. He and his co-founders established Brainly in 2009 in Kraków, driven by the conviction that collaborative online communities can empower students from around the world with knowledge and information. In a little more than a decade, Brainly has become the world’s largest online learning community for students, parents and teachers. After moving to New York City and living there for 4 years to open and build Brainly’s US office, Michał now lives in Poland with his wife, Kasia.
Virtual Founders Breakfast Agenda
7:45 Soft Open
8:00 Welcoming by the Foundation Supporting #OMGKRK
8:10 Opening statement by Michał Borkowski CEO Brainly
- What was the Brainly growth playbook?
- What worked and what didn’t work on the Brainly journey so far?
- What were key breakthroughs or game-changers for Brainly growth?
- What is Brainly’s long-term vision?
8:25 Discussion with Founders
8:50 Wrap Up & Call To Action
9:00 Speaker & Member Time
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