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18 Venture Capital Firms in Poland

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
October 31, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Poland so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

18 Venture Capital Firms in Poland

1) MassChallenge

MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a startup accelerator providing early-stage capital and mentorship to startups across North America and Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, South Korea, Australia, China, Colombia, France, Poland, Ireland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Morocco
  • City: Boston, Texas City
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: John Harthorne, Akhil Nigam
  • Industries: Fintech, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Climate & Sustainability
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Maximum check size: $2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 2103
  • Number of exits: 562
  • Funds raised: $8,600,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Frenalytics, Neurava, SheFly

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@masschallenge.org.

2) Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is a government organisation that provides investment support and opportunities for founders looking to build their businesses in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czechia, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Brazil, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
  • City: Dublin, Düsseldorf, Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Madrid, Prague, London, Brussels, Warsaw, São Paulo, Austin, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Mumbai, Seoul, Riyadh, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Shannon, København
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Maximum check size: €50,000
  • Number of investments: 686
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: €216,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Profitero, Immersive VR Education, Invinity Energy Systems PLC

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at equitydept@enterprise-ireland.com.

3) Heartcore Capital

Heartcore Capital

Heartcore is a consumer technology VC investing in European B2C and B2B2C companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Denmark, Germany, France, USA, Austria, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, Poland, United Arab Emirates
  • City: Copenhagen, Berlin, Paris, Lisbon, Stockholm
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Jimmy Fussing Nielsen, Christian Lindegaard Jepsen,
  • Industries: Travel & Hospitality, Education, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Productivity, Consumer, Gaming, InsurTech, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €300,000
  • Maximum check size: €6,000,000
  • Number of investments: 210
  • Number of exits: 51
  • 3 remarkable investments: Reddit, Insight, Werlabs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@heartcore.com.

4) SpeedUp Venture Capital Group

SpeedUp Venture Capital Group

SpeedUp Venture Capital is a tech VC firm investing in CEE startups in the seed to series A stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Poznań
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Arkadiusz Piechocki
  • Industries: Consumer, Internet & Mobile, IoT, Healthcare, Fintech, AI & ML, Hardware, Industrial, Marketing, Advertising
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €50,000
  • Maximum check size: €4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 101
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: €10,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: SP Tech Solutions, Resonanz, AGICortex

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@speedupgroup.com.

5) Black Pearls VC

Black Pearls VC

Black Pearls VC is a Europe-based venture capital that is sector agnostic but specialises in the B2B industries.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Gdańsk
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Marcin Kowalik
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, Healthcare, Enterprise, Fintech, Future of Work, SaaS
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 68
  • Number of exits: 17
  • 3 remarkable investments: ZigBang, Fluentbe.com, Menta

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at office@blackpearls.vc.

6) Innovation Nest

Innovation Nest

Headquartered in Poland, Innovation Nest is a European VC fund for early-stage enterprise SaaS companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Kraków
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Piotr Wilam
  • Industries: Enterprise, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Seed
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 66
  • Number of exits: 20
  • Funds raised: €16,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Enso, Nethone, Platypus

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at partners@nnovationnest.com.

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7) Market One Capital

Market One Capital

Market One Capital is a pan-European seed fund only investing in marketplace startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Luxembourg, Poland, Spain
  • City: Warsaw, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Marcin Zabielski
  • Industries: SaaS, Marketplace, Marketing, Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Fintech
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 57
  • Number of exits: 19
  • Funds raised: €45,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Docplanner, Brainly, Tier Mobility

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at marketing@moc.vc.

8) Inovo Venture Partners

Inovo Venture Partners

Inovo Venture Partners is a sector-agnostic seed investor for CEE companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
  • City: Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Warsaw
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Tomasz Swieboda
  • Industries: Developer Tools, AI & ML, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Healthcare, SaaS, Enterprise
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 38
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €54,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Booksy, Tidio, Zowie

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at bohdan@inovo.vc.

9) SMOK Ventures

SMOK Ventures

SMOK Ventures is a US venture capital supporting CEE startups in the software and game development industries.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Borys Musielak, Diana Koziarska, Paul Bragiel
  • Industries: Gaming, Marketplace, Consumer, DTC, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 35
  • 3 remarkable investments: Gaminate, Self Learning Solution, Exit Plan

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at smok@smok.vc.

10) Kogito Ventures

Kogito Ventures

Kogito Ventures is a pre-seed to series A investor funding startups in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Łukasz Obuchowicz
  • Industries: E-Commerce, Fintech, Marketplace, Enterprise, SaaS, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: €30,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: epinote, Kogena, Therapify

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at biuro@kogito-ventures.com.

11) B-value

B-value

Bvalue is a seed-stage venture fund for tech companies in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Kraków, Warsaw
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Maciej Balsewicz
  • Industries: Marketplace, AI & ML, Proptech & Real Estate, E-Commerce, SaaS, Gaming, Marketing, Human Resources, API
  • Stages: Seed, Growth
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 28
  • Number of exits: 10
  • Funds raised: €100,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Seedia, RevolMatic, PushPushGo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at pitch@bvalue.com.

12) LT Capital

LT Capital

LT capital focuses on seed investment for industry 4.0 companies in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Kraków, Warsaw
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Łukasz Świercz
  • Industries: AI & ML, Cybersecurity, Robotics, AR & VR, Biotech, SaaS, Marketplace, IoT
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Maximum check size: €250,000
  • Number of investments: 26
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: €60,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Fizen, QTIC.AI, Frontu

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@ltcapital.vc.

13) Movens Capital

Movens Capital

Movens Capital is a multistage venture capital firm accelerating Polish and CEE companies to expand into the US and European markets.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Artur Banach, Michał Olszewski
  • Industries: AI & ML, Fintech, SaaS, Marketplace, Industrial, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Consumer
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 24
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €12,700,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Talkie.ai, Vue Storefront, Sky Engine

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@movenscapital.com.

14) Czysta3

Czysta3

Czysta3 is a Polish venture capital founded in 2018.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Sleza
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Radek Tadajewski
  • Industries: IoT, Fintech, Internet & Mobile, Cloud, E-Commerce
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 24
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: €50,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Labelcall, Staffly, Marketing przy Kawie

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@czysta3.vc.

15) TDJ Pitango

TDJ Pitango

TDJ Pitango Ventures Polish-Israeli VC fund investing in seed to growth stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Wojciech Fedorowicz
  • Industries: AI & ML, Big Data & Analytics, Healthcare, Media, Internet & Mobile, IoT, SaaS, Enterprise
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 18
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $22,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Talkin'Things, Cosmose AI, GGPredict

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at kontakt@tdjpitango.com.

16) Next Road Ventures

Next Road Ventures

Next Road Ventures is a Polish Venture capital firm focusing on seed and series A European companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Ewa Chronowska
  • Industries: SaaS, Marketplace, Fintech, Industrial, Big Data & Analytics
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Funds raised: €1,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: TrustMate, Gepetto, SunRoof

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at office@nextroad.vc.

17) Alfabeat

Alfabeat

Alfabeat is a venture capital firm headquartered in Poland that provides seed funds to B2B SaaS companies in CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland, Luxembourg
  • City: Gdańsk, Warsaw, Luxembourg
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Bartosz Lipnicki, Jan Wyrwiński
  • Industries: Enterprise, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 15
  • 3 remarkable investments: Andiamo, Unamo, Perfect Gym

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@alfabeat.com.

18) Satus Starter

Satus Starter

SATUS Starter is a seed to series A venture capital firm investing in AI & big data, SaaS, AR & VR, industry 4.0, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity, and marketplace companies in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Kraków, Wrocław, Warsaw
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Staszek Rogozinski, Bartek Knichnicki, Lukasz Wasikiewicz
  • Industries: AI & ML, SaaS, AR & VR, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Marketplace, Industrial
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Funds raised: $12,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cyberstudio, Sternkraft, Cthings.Co

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@satus.vc.

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