KRK Road to Success

Municipal Pre-acceleration Program

7-9.11.2016, Kraków

public events
a volunteer

Ad Ventures
City Kraków

About the program

KRK Road to Success is a great opportunity for startups and founders who want to move forward with their projects. During the acceleration program you will have a chance to show your project to investors and mentors, get valuable feedback, learn a lot and advance your project. You will finish the program with knowledge how to present your project and improved pitchdeck and presentation what will boost your chances of attracting a good investor or joining longer acceleration or incubation program.

This also a great occasion for startups from abroad to learn how Polish and Krakow startup ecosystem works, meet people from investment funds, corporations and startups and gain valuable connections.

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Meet our awesome mentores and speakers

Program's benefits

Get feedback

Challenge their business idea with experienced entrepreneurs and investors from Poland and abroad


Pitch is key to their success, learn how to do it perfectly


There always is competition, discover great ways to present competitive background

1-on-1 sessions

Discuss their probelms and gather valuable insights from mentors during 1-on-1 sessions


Get to know the startup ecosystem in Kraków and see how you can help and benefit


Meet founders from other startups, exchange experiences and learn from each other


Learn how to do business here and benefits of opening company in Poland


Meet in person investors from Polish and Foreign Venture Capital Funds

Demo Day

Present their project during the Demo Day in front of investors and corporate partners

Meet our participants

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Greg is CEO and partner at Ad Ventures, consulting company and micro-venture. He is connecting startups with investors and corporate partners...

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Karol is currently working as Associate / Investment Analyst in Intel Capital. Karol has joined the team in 2013 and his major responsibilities include analytical...

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Dominik is anentrepreneur, investor and board member of The Leonardo Fund. He is responsible for strategic and operational actions in addition to the analysis...

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I’ve joined Microsoft more than two years ago to drive the awareness and adoption of the Azure cloud across the startup community in Poland...

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Agata specializes in mergers and acquisitions and legal aspects of VC/PE transactions. She has a vast experience of over 10 years in dealing with intellectual...

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Building global brands, founder of allplayer, mimigroup,, woolet and balldur. Board Director at IndieDesigners and CrossLifter.

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Bridging the gap between cultures - geographically and organizationally. Spent several years in Asia working in Japan and China. Big fan of American-style...

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Coordinator and Executive Board member of The Polish Research and Development Cluster of the Internet of Things. The youngest member of National Chamber...

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Co-founder of Grupa Nokaut S.A. listed on the main Warsaw Stock Exchange market and Morizon S.A. - real estate company listed on NewConnect...

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Manager of Technology Incubator at Krakow Technology Park where more than 30 startups develop their products. Member of the Board at seed fund FZKPT...

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Lawyer, cofounder and managing partner at Kulicki Młynarczyk law firm working with new technology sector companies and VC funds. He specialises in investment transactions...

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Multi skilled entrepreneur, talented in communications, non-exec director, startup mentor & public speaker. Since 2011 she helped over 30 early stage brands...

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Entrepreneur. Currently Global Head of Artificial Intelligence at Technologies Capital, a spin off of ITACO Trading. Previously co founder and COO at Craftinity...

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Marketing Strategist, Business Development Expert, Tech and Automation Guru. Irka takes a wealth of knowledge and experience from both the Public and Private Sector...

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In 2015 he joined the Shanghai based Hyperspace Group to take care of the business development in Europe. Ever since he is actively supporting startups...

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Managing partner of, an investment vehicle whose aim is to support innovative scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs in developing...

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Hila is a design strategist and entrepreneur working as International partnership manager & Director, International Affairs at Tel Aviv University entrepreneurship center...

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Partner at a VC fund Giza Polish Ventures, responsible for initial analysis of investment prospects, Business and Intellectual Capital Due Diligence...

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Serial Enterpreneur, Business Angel, Invested in 23 tech companies both in Poland and abroad. Managing Partner and investor in QBN Seed Fund...

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Serial entrepreneur. Founded company with no outside funding and grew them from 20 to 80 + people with revenue growth of 1200%...

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Expert R&D and Innovation Manager in Orange Labs, Orange Poland Marketing strategy, product management, business development and implementation...

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Łobzowska 3,
33-332 Kraków