On March 15 we're organizing OpenReaktor #53!
On monthly #OpenReaktor events we open up Reaktor, a startup mansion in Żoliborz (Central-North Warsaw), inviting interesting speakers and gathering the whole Warsaw startup scene in one place to network. Hot Pizza, cold beer, great location, wonderful people and fantastic speakers!
18:00 Beer & Networking
19:15 Kasia Kołakowska - Huge Thing Accelerator
19:45 Piotr Jakubczyk - Spirolife
20:15 Ania Walkowska - HubHub
if you reserve a ticket and do not come to the event without notifying us, and you do it twice, we add you to our black list. It means that for the next two events you can not reserve a free ticket.
So, if you can't come, report this to us at firstname.lastname@example.org till Tuesday 14.03.2017, 18:00. We will then give your ticket to next person.
Kasia is responsible for the reactivation of the Huge Thing accelerator program. She joined SpeedUp Group in 2014 and first handled initiative analysis and selection in respect of investment potential. She was a part of numerous investment processes and was conducting contract negotiations. To this day, she has been supporting the process of building up value of the portfolio companies, particularly these in the seed stage. She has been a board member of PBDA Consulting organization, which supports and promotes entrepreneurship. Since 2015, she has been coordinating particular editions of the Huge Thing accelerator. She is currently responsible for its development and conducting its consecutive editions. Coordinator of numerous analytical projects, co-organizer of business events for the Poznan academic community. Active member of the startup scene.
Piotr works at startup Spirolife. Psychologist. He works on subject of stress and strategies of dealing with it since collage. Actively practicing mindfulness for many years. Certified coach, fan of working with groups. The participant of schools of psychotherapy. Co-author of the program focused on coping with stress in work environment - Spirolife Balance.
Anna will talk about her dream of creating the professional startup center in Warsaw and the vision of the high growth ecosystem supported by international corporations and smart business development.
Startup activist, entrepreneur and motivator. Poland's most influential woman in tech according to CESA (2015). Six years ago co-founded Reaktor, three years later launched the first Polish chapter of Startup Grind (Warsaw), educating and connecting Polish entrepreneurs with international scene. Well connected with the US market through neighboring with California State of Nevada - since mid of 2016 Anna is working for Polish-American Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and supporting Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development. Currently working with real estate developer HB Reavis on HubHub Warsaw at Postępu 14 - an international co-working center for B2B technology companies, supporting cooperation with European & American corporates, investors and pro-entrepreneurship organisations. Co-founded Startup Poland Foundation and first acceleration program sponsored by City of Warsaw - WAW.AC, which she left 6 months later for personal reasons. The entrepreneurial experience started in 2009 with Homplex, which from a platform promoting 3D technology support for furnishing products in "shop the room" model became a producer of 3d assets & renders for the US furnishing market. For 17 years engaged in web app design & development, for 3 years was IT security expert in ABN AMRO and Royal Bank of Scotland. Personality type ENTP.
More at LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annawalkowska