Start small, think big

While not yet a major league player, Poland has found its place in the European space industry and is quickly catching up. It can already boast some of the most advanced ground penetration systems in the world. Satellite data processing, space debris tracking, and even space mining could one day bec...

Building microsatellites in Warsaw

Finnish space company ICEYE has recently launched its first international office and has chosen to do so in Warsaw. WBJ asked Robert Wagemann, Member of the Management Board for ICEYE Poland, why the leader in SAR technology has chosen Poland as the first stop in its expansion

Capitalize on cultural diversity

It is December 1998, I am 25 years old. I’m in my first job out of corporate college, working for a Danish company that had acquired a Swedish firm a year earlier. Full of energy, optimism and confidence, I’m sent to Sweden as a “product and systems expert” to teach our Swedish colleagues to sell th...

A rigged game

Economic nationalism is picking up in may corners of the world. In Poland it has taken the form of “re-polonization”of business. Supporters emphasize that it is extremely important to maintain an “appropriate balance” between national and foreign capital in the Polish economy...

Leading the way in luxury

More than six months after the launch of the No. 44 long-term luxury rental service in Warsaw’s Złota 44 tower, its owner remains highly optimistic about the prospects for this nascent real estate sector in Poland and is planning further investment in the country

The unexpected champion

You don’t become a growth champion by accident. Poland has clearly done something right to see 26 years of continued growth. The success story of the entire CEE region post-1989 offers a number of lessons for other countries worldwide. The question they now need to answer is how to continue to conve...

For richer, for poorer

With continually strong economic performance, Poland’s wealth levels are increasing by leaps and bounds. And while the latest data points to significant disparities at local level, the country manages to remain inclusive, particularly for the mobile youth

In with the new

The ruling PiS party kicked-off the second half of its term with a major government reshuffle. The Prime Minister was replaced with her former deputy, and three ministry heads also lost their posts. Who has left and who’s in to replace them?