Poland needs more VC investors – Emilewicz

Poland lacks a well developed venture capital market, according to the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology Jadwiga Emilewicz. She said that the government is close to finishing its work on crating legal framework for the so-called simple joint stock company, which would make VC investments e...

Locked content PE/VC funds investment funds €775 mln last year – report

Private equity and venture capital funds invested € 725 million in 82 companies in 2016, market lobby Polskie Stowarzyszenie Inwestorów Kapitałowych said. Poland was the most popular market in the CEE region, accounting for 45 percent of the region’s investments. Overall, the funds spent €1.6 billio...

Locked content New Venture Capital fund by PZU and NCBR

Poland’s largest insurer PZU, along with the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) and Poland’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW), are establishing a non-public closed-end investment fund “Witelo Fund,” aimed at creating a venture capital-friendly...

PE/VC funds invested in 78 Polish firms in 2014

Private equity/venture capital(PE/VC) funds financed 290 companies of CEE, including 78 Polish ventures, which made Poland the biggest beneficiary in the region, according to a report published by European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA).

Locked content PEManagers invests in 4 companies

On Monday, Internet Ventures, a venture fund managed by Privete Equity Managers, made four investments worth PLN 15 million in total. The company allocated capital in Starbroker.pl, SiDLY.pl, ZdroweGeny.pl and mfind.pl. “The four projects are innovative, rapidly growing companies, which, as in...