Here are the 5 hottest startups in Poland

The Next Web

You may know Poland for its unpronounceable surnames and sour cabbage in absolutely every meal possible, however, this Central European nation is so much more than pickled vegetables and delicious comfort food. In recent years, Poland has been receiving more attention on the startup scene and in tech news.

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: From Poland to Argentina

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During this week's roundtable, once again, we had an international group of entrepreneurs presenting from Buenos Aires, Argentina; Warsaw, Poland; Geneva, Switzerland; Sherbrooke, Canada; Oakland, California; and Austin, Texas. Next, Ashwin Bhambri from Warsaw, Poland, pitched Resmesh , a concept that aims to create 'profiles' for people.

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Get Fashion Feedback From The Lookmash Community

YoungUpstarts

Lookmash is founded by Lukasz Brzezinski, Rafal Gadomski and Aleksandra Renda, and based in Poland. Brzezinski and Gadomski, both 30 years old, met when they were studying at Poland’s University of Gdansk , and 24-year old Renda joined them two years ago when they worked on a project together. Feature Story fashion Lookmash online community Poland startupIf we judged people based solely on looks, then our dressing and presentation is perhaps most important.

Creativity around the planet

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Innovation from around the world Stadel Museum in the flesh – Germany Design Capital – Las Vegas, US Europe’s startup capitals – various Services Outsourcing – Poland Reimagining India – India British Airways Digital Luggage Tag – UK Manufacturing lessons

List Of The Best SEO Chrome Extensions In 2020

YoungUpstarts

Supported countries are Brazil, India, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa, Ireland, Russia, China, Poland, Hungary, Salvador, Australia, and Canada, as well as the com.

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How a community is born: The rise of Polish startups

The Next Web

Traditionally, Web companies in Poland were focused on the local market of 40 million people, which seemed big enough to scale their business. Three years later and Poland has got a number of well-funded startups disrupting global markets. Borys Musielak is the founder and CEO of Filmaster. When we raised a seed round for Filmaster from a German fund HackFwd in Spring of 2011, we were one of the first Polish startups to work with a foreign investor.

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3 basic rules for entrepreneurs who want to expand internationally

The Next Web

I’m often asked how the company I work for managed to successfully expand from Sub-Saharan Africa to Poland, a very different type of market, to say the least. It’s complicated but I can tell you one thing, we didn’t follow any existing playbook.

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How to become a confident public speaker

The Next Web

I lived in Poland until the age of 23. Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This post originally appeared on Matthew’s Medium blog. I moved to New York 10 years ago, where I’ve led several lives: construction worker, scaffold operator, waiter, office manager, digital marketer, consultant, corporate trainer, entrepreneur, professional speaker, professor and executive. In that order.

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Startupbootcamp – TechStars Global Affiliate in Compenhagen

Feld Thoughts

The first TechStars Global Affiliate is Startupbootcamp which is based in Copenhagen but covers Northern Europe (from Scandinavia to the Baltics and even northern Germany and Poland). Recently, TechStars began expanding outside the United States through its new TechStars Global Affiliate program. From experience, we know that investing internationally from the United States is difficult.

Best Companies For Magento Support

YoungUpstarts

Poland). The advent of E-commerce opened up a lot of possibilities for everyone. People can now transact business, buy and sell goods and services, and share data anytime and anywhere. As long as they have the connectivity, people find it more convenient to do all these remotely. For this reason, the providers of these goods and services harnessed the latest technology to bring them to their users. One such technology is Magento.

5 Reasons Craftsmanship Is Making A Return     

YoungUpstarts

The types of artisans we work with at Uno Alla Volta, such as my friends Weronika and Jacek in their buzzing stoneware workshop in Poland, often have degrees in their chosen craft or have undergone long apprenticeships with master craftsmen, possessing years of experience in their chosen field before factoring in the time it takes to create each individual product. By Terri Alpert , founder and CEO of Uno Alla Volta.

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Why CEOs Shouldn’t Mess with Engineers

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The ship set sail in 1628 as the pride of the Swedish navy during a war with Poland. Why CEOs Shouldn’t Mess with Engineers. I went to the Vasa Royal Warship Museum in Stockholm the other day, which was amazing – it had a breathtakingly massive 17 th century wooden warship, which had been submerged for over 300 years, nearly intact as its centerpiece. It’s worth a visit if you’re ever there.

9 Ways to Stay Worldly-Wise

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Although they compete with mass-produced glassware from China and Poland, Rückl has survived and thrived. I wrote an article for American Express OPEN on how to be a global small business. Here is an excerpt: What will the future of small-business entrepreneurship look like? Last summer, while traveling throughout Eastern Europe with a group of students, we got a good look at it in -- of all places -- a remote crystal factory in a rural area of the Czech Republic.

It’s a Family (tree) Business: My Herritage Acquires Polish Startup

VC Cafe

Techcrunch broke the news on the acquisition of Poland-based Bliscy.pl by Israel-based MyHeritage.com. Bliscy will help MH increase reach as the acquisition brings MyHeritage family network to 56 million registered users and approximately 762 million profiles, 18 million family trees and 116 million photos. This is the 4th acquisition for MyHeritage: In 2007, MyHeritage.com acquired Pearl Street Software, a leader in genealogy software programs based in Colorado, USA.

Real Time Bidding In The European Market

YoungUpstarts

The strongest market is East Europe, with Poland registering an impressive growth rate of 800% and the Netherlands, one of the earliest adopters of RTB technology in Europe, with a growth rate of only 100% but is still constantly growing. by Frank Vitetta. Since the beginning of the internet people have been looking for the easiest and quickest ways to make money online and this is one of the main causes of the prevalence of online advertising in recent years.

Six Words Of Advice From Our Small Biz Community

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Co-founder, Jon Poland, of Crowdegy. Each week, we ask small business founders and owners to distill their advice to new entrepreneurs into six words, as part of our Small Business Spotlight series. What we’ve learned–besides many pearls of wisdom– is that you guys are pretty darn pithy. From witty to practical, here quite a few of our favorites: Start now, not later. Tell everyone. Founder, Allen Burt, of EpicThrills. Dear sweet Jesus, don’t do it!!”

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 34: Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

Steve Blank

Steve : The first example I remember hearing about that was getting printing presses and Xerox machines into Poland during the Solidarity movement. Countries or people you meet sometimes don’t like our policies on a given issue, but what they almost universally admire and aspire to is American entrepreneurship, innovation, education, science and technology, and volunteerism, philanthropy.

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The Internet Might Kill Us All

Steve Blank

The ability to copy and disseminate banned ideas undermined repressive regimes from Poland to Iran to the Soviet Union. My friend Ben Horowitz and I debated the tech bubble in The Economist. An abridged version of this post was the “closing&# statement to Ben’s rebuttal comments. Part 1 is here and Part 2 here. The full version is below.

Is Loneliness a Side Effect of Working Remotely?

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Despite being based in North Carolina, Resume Genius has full-time staff working in diverse locations such as Britain, Taiwan, and Poland. Sam Johns is a human resources specialist at Resume Genius. The company adopted a remote work policy several years ago allowing its employees to work from home several days per month. Sam, why did Resume Genius introduce work from home policy?

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

Freedom is Just Another Word…

Growthink Blog

Now, to the degree that the success of the American experience has inspired freedom worldwide - such that economies and cultures and lives of people in places like China, India, Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines, Poland, parts of Africa - that until recently have been clothed in medieval darkness, poverty, and rigidity. Compared to its original intent, Memorial Day has become an overly “leisure” - focused day.

[Review] Go For It!: A Practical Guide To Success For Everyone

YoungUpstarts

In 1937, America’s military was ranked 19 th in the world behind Poland. I’m usually very wary of any book that claims of being a guide to success. But “ Go For It! ” by John Tassone , a straight-talking, shoot-from-the-hip kind entrepreneur in the insurance industry, was seriously an enjoyable read. One of the reasons is that I personally agree with Tassone’s own definition of “success” Success, he believes, is not about having a lot of money.

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6 Ways to Make Sure Your Tech Startup Will Succeed in 2018

Up and Running

Nations such as Estonia or Poland have made a name for themselves as well. When we established Ready4S back in 2012, the tech startup scene looked completely different than it does today. The 2008 financial crisis was still fresh on our minds and people were more careful when taking each business step. The series of recent spectacular successes and lucrative exits in the tech industry inspires many professionals to venture into the sector.

The Luckiest People On Earth

Growthink Blog

To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to create your own luck like Goldwyn did (Goldwyn was born in Warsaw, Poland without a penny to his name). This two-and-a-half-minute video has had 4.5 million views on YouTube so far. My sister had to stop watching it half way; it made her anxious. I looked at it VERY differently -- from the perspective of an entrepreneur.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

Girls in Tech London picked the top women in 19 countries – the UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Greece and Israel – on the basis of their leadership and excellence in innovation and technology.

Cracking the Code - Untitled Article

Cracking the Code

Learning from the success of this initiative, I introduced the BlaBlaCar team to companies in Poland and Russia, which have also been very successful acqui-hires. Most startups fail at getting a new country off the ground. This is why Unicorns are such a rare breed. Fortunately, a happy few have succeeded at finding this magic formula, like the team at Blablacar and turned it into a competitive weapon. One of their secret: acqui- hiring. This is my second post on international expansion.

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Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

Both Sides of the Table

Raised too much $ (we were changing the world), hired too many people, built product too quickly before customer feedback (we knew what they needed), charged too much for our products (because we could), held too many biz dev meetings, wasted time brokering international licensing agreements (from people in the Philippines, New Zealand, South Africa, Poland who had read our press) and of course wasted too much time on M&A discussions.

How Recommendation And Remarketing Tools Can Boost Your Sales

Duct Tape Marketing

Prior to joining QuarticON.com, he was Sales Director in Agora and Member of the Board in Trader.com (Poland). How Recommendation And Remarketing Tools Can Boost Your Sales written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Up until fairly recently eCommerce recommendations and remarketing were only possible for large eCommerce sites.

Vacation and Vacation/Holiday Policies

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Heading to Poland to watch soccer with some good friends (Euro Championships). I am leaving for a vacation tomorrow for 8 days. Should be a blast. I will have extremely limited email access (not bringing my laptop) and no phone. I think I will just delete all emails received while I am away without reading them (and my out of office message will say that). Likewise I am going to turn off my voice mail on my cell phone so no one can leave me messages. Should be an interesting experiment.

The Next Web introduces 12 local Startup Awards to celebrate entrepreneurship across Europe

The Next Web

The winners will be announced at the various Startup Awards ceremonies in Germany, the UK, Ireland, France, Romania, Spain, Poland, Holland, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Denmark. Startup founders and investors across the world love The Next Web, and we love them right back. Today, we’re introducing a new initiative called Startup Awards , in an effort to celebrate entrepreneurship anywhere – though we’re starting in Europe.

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Facebook Acquires Israel’s Snaptu For an Estimated $60-70 Million

VC Cafe

Facebook’s collaboration with Snaptu at m.fb.snaptu.com/f enabled FB to power its users in emerging markets with low smartphone penetration including: Dialog (Sri Lanka) Life (Ukraine) Play (Poland) StarHub (Singapore) STC (Saudi Arabia) Three (Hong Kong) Tunisiana (Tunisia) Viva (Dominican Republic) Vodafone (Romania) Mobilicity (Canada) Reliance (India) Telcel (Mexico) TIM (Brazil) Vivacom (Bulgaria).

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

AJL supply these yeasts to breweries in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Spain, Brazil, Chile, USA, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Korea, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Vi etnam, Germany and many other countries. We tackled some of it in-house, contracted some of it to a really great independent designer in Poland, and ran various one-off projects with several UK design agencies.

TNW Profile: Credictive founder Ela Madej on being ‘a woman in tech’, Rainbows and Unicorns

The Next Web

One thing you can say – it’s definitely more quiet in Poland now that I am away haha. We will definitely keep our development team in Poland – we have a big team, very special company culture, great office, great vibe. Under the relatively fresh ‘TNW Profile’ banner, we regularly shine a light on great European entrepreneurs and startup founders, to learn more about their journey and their business, and what drives them personally.

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Eastern European Champions & the 4 V’s of Big Data

Cracking the Code

This category would include among others Yandex, Mail.ru, KupiVIP and Avito in Russia as well as Allegro in Poland. Eastern European Champions I had the opportunity to do a keynote at the IDCEE conference in Kiev last week. It was my first time in the city and I must say that I was immediately taken by the energy of the city and of the entrepreneurs that I met at the conference.

VC Day

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It has been a while since my last post on June 11th, which I wrote as I was heading over to Poland to watch Euros soccer. The soccer trip was great. I did not manage to stick with my “delete all email” plan. I had my wife’s iPad with me, and could not resist the urge to keep up on a few matters. And it was not really possible to only see those “few” matters on email.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

SoCal CTO

Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

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Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

Both Sides of the Table

On my mom’s side they came from Poland and Lithuania and similar such places. The Fourth of July. The day we celebrate American independence. It’s more about our celebrating what we love about our country than it is about winning a war. Like many who live here I’m proudly American. It is the country that welcomed my forebears when others wouldn’t. My story is different from yours, but the same.

Preparing Websites For The Unexpected | Smashing Mobile

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Well, we are the Nth biggest news service in Poland so I think he knows what he is doing. Well, we are the Nth biggest news service in Poland so I think he knows what he is doing. - select -. Books. eBooks. Job Board. Books. eBooks. Job Board. Facebook. Twitter. Newsletter. Search Go! select -. Books. eBooks. Job Board. Coding. Design. Mobile. Graphics. UX Design. WordPress. Coding. JavaScript. Techniques. Design. Web Design. Typography. Inspiration. Business. Mobile. Responsive.

SXSW Startups: Sceenic Connects Viewers

Austin Startup

Then, when I was running MTV in Latin America but my parents were in London, it was the Volleyball World Championship Final, Poland vs Brazil. The Forrest Four-Cast: January 30, 2018 At the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event , 50 finalists from around the world will make their pitches before a panel of judges. Half will pitch on Saturday, March 10 and the remaining 25 companies on Sunday, March 11.

3 historical innovations and the businesses they birthed

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For instance large-scale vodka production in Poland dates to the 16th century and the Ukranian word Horilka (or Vodka) appears in written form as early as 1562. Innovation has been a driver in business for just about as long as business has existed.

How to get beta signups for your startup in 9 steps

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43 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

At that time, the sector wasn’t well established in Central Europe and there was an understandable fear whether Poland and Polish companies are ready for new marketing solutions. Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project.