From quantity to quality

After 15 years of development, the outlet center market in Poland is not expected to see many new project openings in the near future. This does not mean that the sector is not in for major changes

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...

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...

Poland’s luxury second homes

As the summer vacation season arrives, we take a look at new luxury second homes in some of Poland’s major seaside and mountain resorts. According to Marlena Kosiura, an expert from InwestycjewKurortach.pl, an industry website, Poland still lacks classic luxury second-home villas that can be found i...

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...

The Facebook generation in Poland 

It is sometimes said that for a 30-year-old, going out without a smartphone is like going out without your wallet – you can get by, but it’s awkward not to be able to pay for yourself. For a 22-year-old it feels like going out without your shoes, you can’t stop feeling uncomfortable and wishing you ...

Where roads meet 

A few years have passed since Amazon opened its first logistics centers in Poland, which cost a whopping PLN 3 billion. The e-commerce giant’s decision was not a one-off deal but it seems to have put Poland permanently on Europe’s logistics map