Polish FinTech market worth PLN 3.6 bln – Deloitte

The FinTech market is worth some €2.2 billion in Central and Eastern Europe, with Poland accounting for PLN 860 million (PLN 3.6 billion) of that sum, according to a report prepared by Deloitte. Poland is the leader of the FinTech business in CEE, however, venture capital investments constitute a me...

Locked content Hutchinson opens PLN 160 mln plant in Zawada

Hutchinson has officially opened its new production plant located in Zawada near Dębica, eastern Poland, the Ministry of Development informed. The investment cost PLN 160 million. “The plant in Zawada will produce mainly gaskets for airplanes and passenger cars. The state-of-the-art facility, ...

Locked content Vantage buys plot in Wrocław to build 300 apartments

Developer Vantage Development concluded a preliminary purchase agreement of the perpetual usufruct rights to the property located in Wrocław’s Stabłowice district. It consists of about 2.3 hectares of built-up areas for a total price of PLN 8.75 million, Vantage said. The sales agreement shoul...

Where is Poland’s Silicon Valley?

A software engineer comes up with a tech idea and develops it into a business. He/she makes a proof of concept, assembles a team with the necessary skillset and together they work towards monetizing the idea. They find a VC willing to provide them with financing, validate their prototype and then go...

Industry 4.0. Are we there yet?

Three industrial revolutions have created the world we live in now and we are about to witness yet another major leap. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is sweeping the developed world: constant data exchange between machines and continuous data analysis are creating a world where ultra-fast, virtual...

Women in Real Estate in Poland meet ‘touching the sky’

On Wednesday, 27th of June, over 100 women creating new ideas on the real estate market took part in the event “Property Art in the Sky” organized by WIREP. The main subject of the meeting was feminine elements of design in modern office arrangements, presented in the artistic setting of...

Scaling up with The Heart

The Heart Warsaw, a hub that brings together young tech firms with large corporations, has already launched its third themed program. After FinTech and Omichannel, it’s now time to look at the HealthTech business. WBJ talked to Tomasz Rudolf, CEO of The Heart Warsaw, about how The Heart can help sta...

Future of HealthTech

WBJ talked to Dr. Zsuzsanna Varga, global program manager Grants4apps at Bayer and Bogusław Tobiasz, head of IT for CEE at Bayer about the potential of healthtech start-ups in CEE and Europe

Health tech roundup

Many Polish medical tech firms have already made a name for themselves. Recently, WSE-listed Infoscan filed with the Food and Drug Administration to have their sleep apnea monitors certified for sale in the US market. Another listed company, Medicalgorithmics, the producer of portable ECG devices, h...

Tomorrow’s marketing is ‘big data marketing’ 

A completely new player has entered the local, fast-growing Big Data and web analytics market. Recently, Valkea Media introduced Viewell – innovative software for optimizing and reporting content on social media. WBJ asked its experts about merging Big Data with marketing and new services for client...