Posted on
November 6, 2022

Top 10 VC Investors in Poland

Maximilian Fleitmann
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These are our top 10 most active Venture Capital investors in Poland. These companies have been funding the best Polish start-ups and have been leading the way in terms of VC activity in Poland,

Top 10 Venture Capital Firms in Poland

1. Innovation Nest

Innovation Nest-VC- Poland

Innovation Nest invest in early stage B2B SaaS startups from Europe and help them grow from local to global using our network of contacts and strong in-house competencies. It strongly believes that the path to growth leads through Silicon Valley and strongly encourage our portfolio startups to set up presence there. The company supports high-tech companies to grow faster and scale their business globally.

Website: www.innovationnest.co

Founded: 2010

Top Industries active in: Software, SaaS and E-Commerce.

Number of Investments: 71

Exits: 5

Innovation Nest's most notable exits include CallPage, UXPin, and Prodsmart.

2. SpeedUp Venture Capital Group

SpeedUp Venture Capital Group-VC- Poland

We are a group of venture capital funds, investing in enterprises in an early stage of development. Areas of our interest include enterprises and entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe, who want to conquer the global market by utilizing their self-developed solutions. Our cooperation with companies is based on a 3-8 years investment horizon. We're looking for innovations from areas such as: consumer internet, electromobility, energy, fintech, martech, adtech, medtech, IoT and hardware. We're interested in technologies like Machine Learning, Picture Recognition and Artificial Intelligence.

Website: www.speedupgroup.com

Founded: 2009

Top Industries active in: Software, E-Commerce and SaaS.

Number of Investments: 52

Exits: 4

SpeedUp Venture Capital Group's most notable exits include UsabilityTools, ZenCard, and BookLikes.

3. Black Pearls VC

Black Pearls VC-VC- Poland

We are an early stage venture capital firm focused on investing in leading tech startups with defensible technology and the potential to become market leaders. We invest all around Europe, concentrating specifically on the Baltic Sea Region. As Black Pearls VC we are sector agnostic and B2B focused with a successful track record of investments in areas such as: Digital Health, Enterprise Software, Fintech, Future of Work, Deep Tech, among others. We are usually one of the first investors in the company, helping founders scale and achieve global reach. We are the first Polish VC fund in Kauffman Fellows – a global network of 500+ leading VCs.

Website: www.blackpearls.vc

Founded: 2008

Top Industries active in: Software, Artificial intelligence and Health Care.

Number of Investments: 44

Exits: 2

Black Pearls VC's most notable exits include Nordigen and Acco Brands.

4. Xevin Investments

Xevin Investments-VC- Poland

Xevin Investments offer include investment and advisory Services. The fund is interested both in companies and projects in the initial phase of development, unable to achieve further business goals due to insufficient capital, and in thriving companies in need of additional investment to achieve their milestones in the pursuit of competitive advantage.

Website: www.xevin.eu

Founded: 2008

Top Industries active in: Internet, E-Commerce and Software.

Number of Investments: 38

Exits: 4

Xevin Investments's most notable exits include Shoplo, Newzmate, and UsabilityTools.

5. Carlson ASI EVIG Alfa VC Fund

Carlson ASI EVIG Alfa VC Fund-VC- Poland

CARLSON ASI EVIG Alfa Fund was established in partnership with Carlson Ventures International LTD to invest in early stage technology projects targeting R&D with potential for global commercialisation. Carlson ASI EVIG Alfa Focuses on key industries for the modern economy with a emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) in industries such as: FinTech, MedTech, IoT and CleanTech.

Website: www.evigalfa.pl

Founded: 2019

Top Industries active in: Software, Health Care and Mobile Apps.

Number of Investments: 29

6. Unfold.vc

Unfold.vc-VC- Poland

Unfold.vc is a venture capital fund investing in technology projects that have great potential for development. We are looking for innovative solutions that can change the face of business and that also have markers of high capacity for global success. We have been active on the market since 2008, and our team consists of competent and committed professionals with in-depth knowledge and many years of experience working on projects in various fields of technology.

Website: www.unfold.vc

Founded: 2008

Top Industries active in: Information technology, Health Care and Marketing.

Number of Investments: 28

Exits: 1

7. SMOK Ventures

SMOK Ventures-VC- Poland

SMOK Ventures is a Polish/US venture capital fund investing 100k-1M USD in early stage startups in Poland. Their primary focus is gaming, AR / VR, Artificial Intelligence, marketing tech and fintech.

Website www.smok.vc

Founded: 2019

Top Industries active in: Software, SaaS and Information Technology.

Number of Investments: 25

8. LT Capital

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Industry 4.0 seed fund. Typically, we invest around EUR 250K. If necessary, we are able to bring top-tier co-investors to the table if a bigger ticket is needed. Founder-centric. Few VC's understand that founders are the ones that run the companies. We are there to help, not to replace. Heavily networked. With contacts across the globe, we are the bridge between great companies from the CEE and bigger funds and clients from rest of the world. Focused on CEE. In the upcoming years we will invest in around 40 companies in Central and Eastern Europe, with Poland being the main site of our investments.

Website: www.ltcapital.vc

Founded: 2018

Top Industries active in: Software, SaaS and E-Commerce.

Number of Investments: 25

9. Movens Capital

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Movens Capital manages VC fund oriented on supporting tech companies focusing on European markets. As VC investors, we mainly invest in seed and series A rounds, we are open to co-investment with tickets ranging from $250 to $1m. Movens VC focuses primarily on the fintech, martech, E-Commerce support, logistics, medtech, industry 4.0 and deep-tech industries as well as sport & wellness, but is not closed to other sectors. Preferred business models are marketplace and SaaS.

Website: www.movenscapital.com

Founded: 2018

Top Industries active in: Software, Artificial intelligence and E-Commerce.

Number of Investments: 22

10. AIP Seed

AIP Seed-VC- Poland

Our goal is to be the first investor in top CEE startups. Get in touch if you are at day one of building a global tech company. With more than 110 investments, AIP Seed is the largest fund in Poland and among the largest in CEE.

Website: www.aipseed.com

Top Industries active in: E-Commerce, Software and SaaS.

Number of Investments: 22

Exits: 1

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