Grow with Tech includes up-to-date information about innovation and technology trends. It talks about the activities of European startup communities, ecosystems and organizations. Experienced investors from the biggest VCs write about their perspective and give advice on CVC-VC-startup cooperation.

The magazine also includes a one and only report about the current software developers talent pool in the region which has been assembled exclusively for infoShare by Stack Overflow. It shows the potential of specific locations and data about the technologies used in the region in comparison with the rest of the world.

Last but not least the magazine includes 30 business cards of startups that registered for 2017 conference.

Grow with Tech will be also distributed among around 300 investors, VCs and CVCs in Europe after the event.

About us

Technology, growth and community – these are values of infoShare.

Every year our passion brings together thousands of people looking for a platform to learn, connect and evolve. Developers, startuppers, investors, executives, innovation leaders, marketers, and media come to infoShare to explore the world of technology.

infoShare is where you can share your story and make your ideas happen. At infoShare you will find knowledge and inspiration to cooperate, form meaningful bonds and create a truly innovative technological society.

Join us and take part in this unique experience!
Let’s grow with technology.

Our Authors

Agnieszka Meller

Head of Startup Relations, infoShare

12+ experience in project creation and management. 9+ years of experience in fostering entrepreneurship and startups support. Able to not only launch new ideas, but also coordinate their implementation effectively. Possess absolute love for challenges. Eager for trying. Always.

Agata Bona

Capful Polska

Strategy consultant for over 7 years creating innovative business models for startups, SMEs and large companies. An entrepreneur and marketeer with over 10 years of practice, mostly in international pharmaceutical corporations (GSK, Novartis).

Dagmara Nickel

Founder/CEO YouNick Mint Venture Capital

Serial entrepreneur, CEO of Nickel Development – leading real-estate developer; Founder of NTPP – the first private Technology Park in Poland. Spiritus movens/Creator and CEO of YouNick – operational Venture Capital fund focused on investments in Life Science, MedTech, IoT and ICT projects.

Artur Kurasiński

Creator of MUSE and GhostVR

An entrepreneur focused on investing in tech projects. Mentor, blogger and active trade commentator. Co-creator of Aula Polska meetings and Aulery awards. Believes in VR, AR and MR and that video content devours the world.

Magnus Melander

Co-founder of THINGS

An entrepreneur and ICT professional devoted to IoT. He is Sales Director at Springworks, owns Wbird, co-founded THINGS and founded the SMSE alliance. He frequently speaks at international industry events and writes his IoT blog connectcompute.com.

Magdalena Nowaczyk

Marketing and PR Specialist at Transparent Data

Master of Cognitive Science (UAM) and a self-styled psychologist of accurate intuitions. Coming from fashion industry marketing, she aims to convince techies that clear and effective code should be also pretty and seductive.

Arkadiusz Hajduk

Founder and CEO of Transparent Data

Entrepreneurial practitioner with international experience in ventures of all sizes and at various development stages. In 2014, recognized as one of the Top 50 Creative People in Polish Business by BRIEF Magazine.

Tristan William Lawrence Guy

Coordinator of Accelerator Assembly and Startup Europe Universities Network

Tristan’s focus at Startup Olé is on building a more connected entrepreneur ecosystem, providing open collaboration opportunities and the standardisation of agreements between stakeholders to create added value within the European startup community.

Guillaume Fournier

Associate at Credo Ventures

He first started his career with an internship at Goldman Sachs in the US, and then worked as a strategy consultant in Kaiser Associates' London office. Prior to obtaining his MBA from INSEAD, he spent a year as an associate in Athene Capital.

Marcin Szeląg

Partner at Innovation Nest

Early stage investor focused on Software-as-a-Service companies. Closing on 10 years of experience working in the Internet industry on both sides of the table – startups and venture capital. Previously a product manager at epuls.pl.

Pavel Bogdanov

General Partner at Almaz Capital

His interests span software, gaming, and the Internet. He led deal execution for Jelastic, Parallels, Acumatica, Alawar, and other Almaz companies. Pasha is currently on the boards of Alawar Entertainment, AlterGeo, Flirtic and Nival.

Ewa A. Treitz

Partner at Black Pearls VC

Partner at Black Pearls VC. Prior to that held management roles at VC and CVC funds in Germany, Sweden and USA. Alumni of Kauffman Fellowship, Palo Alto based program for leading venture capitalists. Graduate of Uppsala University (MSc) and Jacobs University (BSc).

Tuomas Kosonen

Partner at Inventure

One of four partners at Inventure, a leading early-stage venture capital company in the Nordics. Interested in software, health tech and gaming. The investments he manages include Blueprint Genetics, Thinglink, Bitbar, Scoro and Lingvist.

Kristjan Laanemaa

Founding Partner at Karma Ventures

A founding partner at Karma Ventures – an early-stage venture capital firm, specialised in late seed and A round investments in Europe’s most promising tech startups.

Marketa Havlova

CzechInvest, czechstartups.org

Marketa is the director of the Start-up Department at CzechInvest, where she manages programmes and activities for startups and the startup ecosystem in the Czech Republic and abroad, including the V4 Innovation Task Force Group.

Katerina Kynclova

CzechInvest, czechstartups.org

Katerina has worked at CzechInvest for more than ten years as an R&D project manager and is currently focussing on the CzechStartups.org web portal, the first official online hub for startups in the Czech Republic.

Agata Kowalczyk

Head of Communications at Startup Poland

Experienced tech journalist and PR specialist responsible for creating and executing communication strategies for tech and premium brands.

Tomasz Nadolny

Openity.pl

Consultant, entrepreneur, trainer. Former Head of Mayor’s Office in Gdansk and Plenipotentiary of the Mayor for Innovation.

Weronika Szarafin

O4

Graduated from Gdańsk Medical University in 2015 and has been pretty busy since then. She has lived in Europe and the US, and moved to Japan in March 2017. Fascinated by smart solutions and new ideas. Digital nomad. Writes, does, makes things happen.

Hampus Jacobsson

Angel Investor

One of the Nordics most influential angel investors with over 60 investments and the co-founder of the NordicMakers angel group. Originally a computer science engineer who founded a deep tech company finally acquired by Blackberry for $150m.

Heather Wilde

CTO of ROCeteer

Known as the ‘Unicorn Whisperer’ due to her special focus on entrepreneurs. Growth expert, executive coach, author, and speaker. As a founding employee of Evernote, she oversaw the company’s growth from thousands to 100 mln customers.

Maciej Laskus

CEO and Founder of Startup Safary

Founder of Startup Safary, international franchise of events established in Berlin that has expanded to 13 cities around the world. Started as a tech journalist at the age of 12 before becoming an entrepreneur.

Grzegorz Borowski

CEO Fundacji infoShare

Co-founder of infoShare tech conference and infoShare Academy coding school, member of the Startup Poland Foundation Advisory Board. Previously a senior manager at wp.pl responsible for tech and business development of the biggest Polish e-mail service, adserver technology, search services, and many more.

Andrzej Kiesz

Fundacja infoShare

Co-founder of infoShare, the biggest tech conference in CEE region. Co-founder of infoShare Academy. Previously the Head of Web Development Department at Wirtualna Polska.

Marcin Pokojski

CEO of infoShare Academy

Originator and organizer of infoShare, the biggest tech conference in CEE. Creator and CEO of infoShare Academy coding school. In IT for 15 years, previously IT director in Wirtualna Polska. Mentor in startup programmes.

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