The tech startup ecosystem in Poland is flourishing with many interesting startups emerging from the country. There are startups across industries such as health tech, space tech, etc. located in Warsaw, Krakow and other cities. Though these startups are not as popular as those in the Western counterparts of Europe, these companies seem to have a strong potential in scaling up their presence to a great extent.
Founders: Eyal Avramovich
Founded year: 2017
Why its hot: MineBest is an advanced infrastructure company specializing in cryptographic computer activities. It is one of the most dynamically growing companies in the cryptocurrency mining industry. The company has a representative office in Israel and five others across the world.
Founders: Piotr Krewski, Adam Kawa
Founded year: 2014
Why its hot: GetInData is a data analytics company founded by ex-Spotify data engineers. From day one Getindata focuses on Big Data projects. The company brings together a group of best and most experienced experts in Poland working with cloud and open-source Big Data technologies to help companies build scalable data architectures and implement advances analytics over large data sets..
Founders: Filip Maksymilian Bloch, Maciej Stopierzyński, Michał Szeksztełło
Founded year: 2016
Why its hot: Hotailors is a platform for organising business travels that grant access to the best real-time offers from over 2.000.000 hotels and over 700 airlines across the world. With the next-generation AI-powered travel tech platform, you can organise your corporate travel faster and better at a lower cost. With its integrations and real-time analytics, you can easily control your travel policy, minimise spendings and increase the efficiency of your business.
Founders: Lucjan Samulowski, Grzegorz Krysiak
Funding: €126 million
Founded year: 2011
Why its hot: DocPlanner based in Warsaw is a leading digital healthcare booking platform. DocPlanner provides free doctor reviews and lets patients book appointments via its platform. Also, it offers a SaaS tool for doctors and clinics to reduce no-shows, digitise practices to be able to spend more time with patients, optimise the patient flow and improve healthcare services.
Founders: Marcin Strzalkowski
Funding: €1.8 million
Founded year: 2006
Why its hot: InteliWISE is a Conversational AI company that enables the digital transformation of customer service and engagement. It provides intelligence, AI-powered and industry-leading cloud-based services. The company’s solutions are used for both live-assisted and automated customer engagement and e-commerce applications.
Founded year: 2008
Why its hot: Warsaw-based EL Passion develops Ruby on Rails web applications and feature-rich iOS and Android applications for global clients. The company seamlessly combines intuitive UX/UI design strategies with functionality and stability. It is also one of the pioneers to accept Bitcoin payments and the first one in Poland to pay Bitcoin salaries to employees.
Flying Wild Hog
CEO: Michal Szustak
Founded year: 2009
Why its hot: Flying Wild Hog is an acclaimed game development company that is known for its passion and quality. The company specialises in action-packed and fast-paced titles that take players to exciting new worlds. Some of the well-known games of Flying Wild Hog include Shadow Warrior, Hard Reset, etc.
Founders: Michał Sadowski
Founded year: 2010
Why its hot: Brand24 is an award-winning app, which lets you track and engage people talking about your company. Several brands of all sizes such as H&M, IKEA, Intel, etc. use Brand24 to identify and analyse online conversations about their products, brands, and competitors. The company provides an easy-to-use, affordable, and reliable solution letting you track and engage online conversations about your business.
Founders: Adam Dancewicz, Piotr Surma
Funding: €3.2 million
Founded year: 2013
Why its hot: Applica automates business processes that require large volumes of text. Its solution replaces humans in business processes with text. This solution reduces the human workforce by up to 75% and eliminates up to 90% human error. It makes business processes repeatable and scalable.
Founders: Bartek Jedrychowski, Damian Sikora
Founded year: 2013
Why its hot: Gamekit is one of the largest gaming reward platforms in the world with more than 15 million users across 15 countries. The company wants to provide gamers with an exceptional experience. It is passionate about creating a team with an attractive place to work.
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