We are a venture capital fund that focuses on R&D projects at the pre-seed/seed stage of development. Our main area of operation is in ICT, with a particular focus on medical engineering, biotech, fintech, renewable energy, including smart grids and creative technologies.
We welcome scientists, entrepreneurs, and inventors to apply for funding to bring their ideas to the commercial market. With our team of experienced managers and experts, we have a track record of successfully introducing research results to the market over many years.
We provide tailored solutions for projects that demonstrate high potential for implementation, which may include market entry consulting, business contacts, and financing. We welcome original proprietary solutions in the R&D field and dedicated and passionate teams.
Founder and long-term president of the listed company Ster-Projekt S.A. (currently Asseco Poland S.A.), which in 2004 became one of the three largest IT integrators on the Polish IT market with annual revenues of PLN 360 million. In the years 1992-98 Piotr was the president of Hewlett-Packard Polska - which under his management became the largest IT company on the Polish market in terms of turnover. Since 2004, he has been acting as a Business Angel and Mentor for Polish technological startups. As a private investor, he made capital investments of his own funds in over 15 micro, small and medium-sized companies, mainly in the area of R&D.
has been conducting private equity and venture capital investments for 20 years. Fifteen years as Partner at Penton Partners investment group. He was responsible, among others, for investors relations, acquiring and managing portfolio companies. In the following years, Robert conducted investment activities as an Angel Investor within the RJN Capital LLC entity registered in the USA, RJN Business Solutions USA consulting company, dealing with strategic consulting for small and medium-sized enterprises, seeking capital for them, searching for a strategic partner, developing a strategy for US market entry.
Serial Entrepreneur , Startup Mentor and Business Angel. Manager with many years of experience in the investment sector, education and implementation of innovations. Doctor for Management from Wroclaw University of Economics and Business & MBA alumni of Oxford Brookes University. Expert in business models and aviation.
Serial Entrepreneur & Experienced Senior Business Development Manager. BBA alumni from Webster University, St. Louis, USA.
Doctor for Science from Warsaw University of Technology & alumni of Warsaw School of Economics. Expert in ICT system design, integration & architecture. Experienced lead scientific Project Manager of innovative R&D projects.
Experienced legal counsel specializing in NCBR Bridge Alfa programs, corporate law, public funding of R&D projects & VC funding. Associate at Bartosz Wsół Legal Solutions
Professional Office Manager with over 10 years of experience working with some of the most innovative polish startups
About the project
The IGS Investment Fund implements the agreement No. POIR.01.03.01-00-0032/17 for co-financing the Grant Project: BRIdge Alfa under Measure 1.3.1 of the Smart Growth Operational Program 2014-2020 co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, which concerns making investments on the rules set out in the BRIdge Alfa Funds Regulations. The Fund's area of interest is medical engineering technologies, smart grids and geoinformation technologies as well as intelligent creative technologies. The aim of the project implemented by the Fund is to acquire, during the implementation period, innovative R&D projects at an early stage of development (PoP and PoC), characterized by high commercialization potential, and to maximize the rate of return on investments made. In terms of planned effects, investment in at least 25 capital companies implementing R&D projects should be indicated, and thus support for the research sector in the field of start-ups. The total value of the project is PLN 30,000,000, of which the contribution of the European Funds is PLN 24,000,000.