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SpeedUp Group becomes a partner of the Platformy Wschodnie Start In
As SpeedUp group we became a partner of the Eastern Start In platform relized by Rzeszowska Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego. The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive support for innovative companies from the moment of registration until the creation of the MVP and preparation of the business model.
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Four companies joined our portfolio at the end of 2023
At the end of 2023, we invested in four startups: Vumo, Orbify, ZEME Ltd. and Partory.
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Huge Thing is kicking off he recruitment for the first edition of Female Founders Fundraising Academy!
Huge Thing is kicking off he recruitment for the first edition of FFFA supported by #Visa Foundation! That's educational 8-week program designed to equip female founders with the necessary tools and knowledge for the global expansion of their startups.
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Robert analyzes the European EnergyTech market in the latest E-magazine podcast.
Recently, Robert participated in a podcast created by E-Magazyny. In the conversation, together with the host, he delved into the EnergyTech market in Europe.
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Our portfolio companies are recruiting!
IT, marketing, sales... these are just some of the areas where our portfolio companies are currently recruiting! Take a look on our JobBoard.
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CYCLE swifts €10.3 million in Series A.
Our portfolio company CYCLE, a full-service mobility solution for delivery services and couriers, has raised €10.3 million in a Series A funding round led by Scania Growth Capital.
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We're all gonna miss you Arek!
After a long and difficult illness, our co-founder of SpeedUp Group, Arek Piechocki, passed away.
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Monika and Tomek joined latest episode of Poland.VC podcast
Tune in to the 39th episode of the Poland.VC podcast where our managing partners Monika and Tomasz engage in an insightful discussion with hosts Jan and Łukasz.
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The second edition of the Huge Innovators Map
This exceptional map serves as a valuable resource, unveiling a world of opportunities for startups seeking collaboration with corporations and large organizations.
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Robert's interview for Startup Poland portal
In the interview for the Startup Poland portal, our investment associate Robert talks about the Term Sheet and what to look out for.
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My Startup Story podcast with Monika
In this insightful discussion, our managing partner, Monika, along with Michal Kramarz from Google for Startups, explore the evolving approach to mentoring in today's startup ecosystem.
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Sentimenti has won the Trading Tech Insight Awards USA 2023
Our portfolio company Sentimenti has won the prestigious Trading Tech Insight Awards USA 2023 in the category: "Best Matching Engine for Cryptocurrency Trading Venue".
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Handbook of working with innovations for local governments
Please welcome the first Handbook for working with innovations - collection of knowledge, good practices and information on tools that can help local governments work with innovation.
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The fourth edition of #energymeetup ahead!
Together with PFR Ventures we have prepared the 4th edition of the event, which gives you great networking as well as knowledge and experience shared by top experts.
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Swobbee joins #SpeedUpFamily
German startup Swobbee has joined our portfolio. Read more about the deal and the company itself in the article by EU Startups.
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Next episode of the Huge Thing podcast
Daniel Maksym from PGNiG/Orlen was a guest on the third episode of a podcast created by Huge Thing and Mam Startup, with support from Google for Startups.
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The annual report of our portfolio company DevSkiller: "Digital & IT Skills Report".
DevSkiller has prepared an annual report indicating the most desired employee skills by IT companies.
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Huge Thing launches its podcast on innovation
The first episode of the Huge Thing and Mam Startup podcast is now available! No theory, only based on the experiences of companies and individuals who have successfully implemented innovations.
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SpeedUp Group Portfolio JobBoard
We have prepared a dedicated JobBoard where you can find all open roles in our portfolio companies.
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How to implement innovation? Monica's interview for BizBlog
In her latest interview, Monica advises on how to prepare for working with innovation, as well as how to develop such cooperation.
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Viraltalk joins our portfolio!
You can read in Puls Biznesu article about how Viral Talks plans to change the world of advertising on TikTok
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ReadyCode our next portfolio company
Thanks to the innovative ReadyCode project, digital entertainment fans will be able to modify their favorite titles, and gaming studios will save a lot.
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Prodio with a new promotional campaign
In preparation for overseas expansion, our portfolio company Prodio has produced new ads targeting the manufacturing industry.
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Reef Factor's next round of funding
Our portfolio company Reef Factory has raised another round of financing. PLN 12million was invested by Aper Ventures, Kap Holding and business angels.
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SP Tech joins #SpeedUpFamily
Railroad process optimizer SP Tech Solutions joined our portfolio by raising a total of PLN 5 million.
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Hintech joins our portfolio and plans to revolutionize the podcast market
The Hintech team has developed technology to monitor designated phrases in podcasts.
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German startup GetHenry joins our portfolio
GetHenry offers subscription electric bicycles, serving customers such as Flink, Gorillas and Just Eat Takeaway comprehensively: from manufacturing the bikes to servicing them with the provision of repair parts....
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Huge Innovators’ Map
Huge Thing together with PFR Ventures are working on a map of corporates operating in Poland and actively seeking for innovations.
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The impact of the war in Ukraine on the situation of manufacturing companies in Poland
Our portfolio company Prodio has prepared a report showing the impact of the war in the east on small manufacturing companies.
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April edition of #energymeetup
⚡#Energymeetup powraca! ⚡ Trzecia edycja wydarzenia, które tym razem jest współorganizowane z PFR Ventures ? odbędzie się 28 kwietnia ? w Warszawie!
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Monika in Mam Startup podcast
In the latest episode of the Mam Startup podcast, Monica shares with you her experience in integrating the startup community.
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Scramjet joins our portfolio
Solytic, firma, która zmienia sposób monitorowania instalacji fotowoltaicznych, dołączyła do naszego portfolio ?
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SWAPP! joins our portfolio
The company has a plan to convince Poles to reduce their purchases of disposable product packaging.
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Our latest investment. Meet Sentimenti
Sentistock from Sentimenti is a tool for emotion-based analysis of trends in trading various financial instruments: stocks, currency pairs (Forex), cryptocurrencies or stock indices.
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Smart Money on Polish VC market
Article for MyCompany Poland, in which we describe broadly understood smart money, which very often turns out to be crucial in the development of the company.
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Dołącz do programu Huge Thing oraz Google for Startups
We have a great opportunity for you to be a part of the upcoming Huge Thing pre-acceleration program hosted in partnership with Google for Startups.
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Jak wygląda nasz proces inwestycyjny?
For all of you who are planning to apply to us with your project. We have prepared an article about our investment process.
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Bartek w podcaście Pulsu Biznesu
How has the pandemic affected the mergers, acquisitions and investment market? For whom it turned out to be beneficial, and for whom not? These questions are answered by experts, including Bartek.
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Productz dołącza do portfela SpeedUp Bridge Alfa
Productz joins our portfolio.
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Milion złotych do wygrania w konkursie Feed your Seed
One million PLN is waiting for the best startups in the pre-seed and seed stage, which use artificial intelligence in their solutions.
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Tomek o funduszach CVC
What are CVC funds and how do it work? You can read about it in the article written by Tomek
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Bartek w wywiadzie dla MyCompany
Bartek talks about his perspective on the VC industry in an interview for MyCompany.
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Bartek o metodach wycen startupów
In his article Bartek shares with you his knowledge and experience regarding startup valuation methods.
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Jagoda i Krzysztof w wywiadzie dla Mam Startup
Jagoda and Krzysztof share their thoughts on trends in the VC market and the growing importance of CVC funds.
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Marcin o działalności aniołów biznesu
In MyCompany article you will read about possibilities of financing innovative projects in Poland. Marcin shared his insights on business angels.
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Legimi is going to debut on NewConnect
Our portfolio company Legimi is going to debut on NewConnect this Wednesday ?
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Podcast "Zaprojektuj Swoje Życie" with Bartek.
Bartek is interviewed by Maciej Filipkowski as part of the "Zaprojektuj Swoje Życie" series. Bartek talks about his career path and shares his insights on the VC market.
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Map of Polish startups in the energy sector
We have prepared a map of Polish startups in the energy sector. We divided it into several main categories such as: Energy Storage, Energy Distribution, Smart City&Sustainability, Electromobility, Energy production.
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Vestbee has named Huge Thing as the Accelerator of the Month!
In the publication below, you'll find a Q&A with HugeThing CEO Monika, who answers, among other things, what's most important when recruiting startups to an acceleration program.
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MARCIN, OUR MANAGING PARTNER, TELLS MY COMPANY POLSKA HOW TO BECOME A BUSINESSANGEL
You've probably heard the term business angel many times. Have you ever wondered who it is and how to become such an investor? Marcin, our managing partner, tells My Company Polska how to become a businessangel, what to pay attention to and how to prepare for it.
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OUR LATEST INVESTMENT IN HEPTA AND CHANGES IN THE STRUCTURE OF OUR GROUP
Monika and Kuba talk about our latest investment in the Estonian company Hepta Airborne and the changes that have taken place in the structure of our group.
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HEPTA JOINS OUR PORTFOLIO!
We have some big news for you! We're proud to announce our latest investment in the Estonian company Hepta Airborne! Hepta automates the analysis of power lines by utilizing drones, helicopters, satellites, and big data analysis. The company offers a full service, from gathering the data to analyzing it. Welcome on board guys!
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SUMMARY OF OUR ACTIVITIES IN 2020
Krzysztof Pawlak prepared our 2020 summary. - How many companies have we analyzed? - How many investments have we completed? - What exits have we made in 2020? These are just some of the questions that Krzysztof answers in the latest MamStartup publication.
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OUR PORTFOLIO COMPANY SIMPORTER HAS RAISED ANOTHER ROUND OF FUNDING!
We're proud to announce that our portfolio company Simporter has rais
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THE HARDSHIPS OF AN ENTREPRENEUR'S LIFE
In an interview with Adam Sawicki from MamStartup, Bartek talks about the hardships of an entrepreneur's life, the VC market and the impact of the pandemic on #undraising processes and fund activity.
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VERSABOX JOINS OUR PORTFOLIO!
Versabox produces autonomous robots and digital solutions for manufacturing companies. The company obtained funding from our fund #SpeedUpEnergyInnovation, Fidiasz EVC, Movens Capital and RST Ventures For Earth. The total value of capital raised by startups in this round is PLN 11 million.
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SMART PHARMA EXIT
We can officially announce the completion of the sale of 100% of shares in our portfolio company #SmartPharma. The company was acquired by the pharmaceutical concern Chiesi Group. The buyer is planning to develop a Smart Pharma product portfolio focusing on baby and child products.
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ONLINE OFFICE HOURS - JOIN US!
Are you working on an innovative projekct and would like to consult it with experienced experts? Join us during the Online Office Hours on June 9.
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DEVSKILLER JOINS OUR PORTFOLIO
DevSkiller, the platform that tests the coding skills of job applicants is our latest investment.
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#SPEEDUPPOP PROGRAM
We have prepared something special for all of you who are working on innovative technology with the intention of commercializing it. #SpeedUpPoP gives you the opportunity to receive a PLN 50 K grant, which you can spend, e.g. on building a prototype, analysis or technology development.
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STETHOME® ROLLS OUT ACROSS EUROPE TO HELP DOCTORS CONTACT WITH THEIR PATIENTS
We're very proud to to see how our portfolio companies support fight against #coronavirus.
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