Largest professional network of business angels in Poland, Cobin Angels, plans to create the first physical space for the investor community as part of the Innovation Campus at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Warsaw. This community is to become a platform and hub for education, building contacts and co-investing with local players.
"The investor community managed by Cobin Angels has the ambition to change the culture of investing in startups in Poland and to attract more foreign capital to the region. The initiative joins other activities of the Warsaw Innovation Campus, under which a number of initiatives aimed at the Polish innovative market are operating. The investor community is to become the central point on the investment map of Warsaw, its creators plan to facilitate the functioning of investors by providing them in one place and time with the resources necessary to efficiently build an investment portfolio, on the one hand, access to local co-investors or professional advisors, but also knowledge about the local ecosystem and running a business in the country,” the press release reads..
According to the ‘State of European Tech 2019’ report quoted in the material, Poland has as much as 5 percent of European technological talents, and at the same time attracts only 0.5 percent of European venture capital.