Foundation for Polish Science, Leon Kozminski Academy and Black Pearls VC  will support Polish startups that have developed unique, advanced technologies with great market potential. Creation of new investment fund will be they key to do it. The model of cooperation between the institutions of science and business implies active searching for investment projects in the academic and scientific community,  providing them with management support, investment capital and assistance in entering international markets. The concept will be realized by establishing a new investment fund focused on Deep Tech projects based on unique, scalable and difficult to copy technologies developed by Polish startups. With potential success of application to the Polish Development Fund Starter Program and participation of private and institutional investors, the funds capitalisation will reach € 15m. The Foundation for Polish Science has been in operation since 1991. It is

We have been thinking for some time about doing this, time has come to act. We decided to use medium.com as the platform has international range and thus - is perfect for companies operating in global environment. We already have an experienced blogger in our team. Black Pearls VC Venture Partner Ewa Treitz has written a few interesting texts dedicated to VC/innovation industry in Poland and CEE, as well as on robotics (one her fields of expertise). Also, Black Pearls VC Managing Partner Alexander Lubański made his debut recently and commented on the newly-published Polish Startups Report 2017. Expect more of our activity on Medium in the following months, we hope you will find it interesting to know us a little bit more. https://medium.com/black-pearls-vc