10th edition batch

This edition of Poland Prize powered by Huge Thing was carried out in cooperation with 7 partners – The fifth edition of Huge Thing was carried out in cooperation with Alior Bank within the ScaleUp program – supported by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development.

The goal of the program was Poland Prize is a programme inviting foreign startups to start activity in Poland. Its objective is to effectively attract and adopt foreign technology and business culture into the Polish startup ecosystem.

Projects accelerating



Hardwario smart box monitors the climate in forests and overheating of motors in production lines


identifies faults in a Brick and Mortar Performance Best Practices, as wellas automate the adjustment process by providing a list of major inefficiencies and optimization hypothesis to all involved actors in the selling process from CEO to store managers.


is an app-based platform that connects creditors, debt advisors and consumers in a seamless and meaningful way (data enriched, automated) to improve the financial wellbeing of the mass retail banking market. We’re helping institutions build long term relationships with their customers, serve them better and building long term resilience for consumers across our network.


FreemiumPlay provides gift-card solutions, white label websites, APIs solutions, and soon more services, in order to give access to those premium contents.


is a ground to sky technology company building stations and operating systems for drones to sustain, improve or save lives.


is the missing ingredient in seamless and trustless exchange of future central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), which will mitigate risks related to cross border transactions. Frostchain substantially lowers friction and expense related to sending money internationally resulting in significantly lower fees paid by the end users to perform international money transfers.


VITS helps companies to manage health & safety processes in a more efficient way. We help companies move from paper and excel to digital space with health & safety processes. Our solution helps to save time on bureaucracy and spend more time in the actual workplace preventing risks.


Thermosphr develops a suite of SaaS solutions to improve the energy efficiency of heating and air conditioning systems in commercial buildings. Our SaaS controls heating, ventilation and AC systems in real-time and remotely, resulting in energy savings >30% in just a few days.


GridPocket is an innovative energy software company. The product PowerVAS is an energy customer engagement platform for utilities. The customers include some of the largest electricity, gas and water utility companies in Europe, as well as cities and governments.


[me]mento Securely stores user information exclusively on a user’s device and provides a framework for Content Personalization & Ad Targeting.


DARVIS utilizes artificial intelligence and computer vision to provide solution driven data focused on solving health safety concerns in the medical industry and supply chain inefficiencies across the a variety of industries.


is your new digital accountant. Automated accounting, VAT, payroll, tax advice on mobile & desktop. 0-24 support, real-time reports at half the cost of an accountant.


Fusebox is an open platform for managing and trading flexible electricity consumption for balancing supply and demand in the electricity system. Fusebox reduces CO2 emissions of the electricity systems globally.


PatronGo is a mobile application monitors the financial health of family budgets - finds overpriced payments and helps reduce them with the help of a non-stop online specialist.

Tarot Analytics

Tarot Analytics provides last-kilometer route optimization and a delivery management SaaS platform for enterprise.


Black Pearls VC is a Polish based early stage venture capital firm focused on seed, post-seed and Series A investments in leading tech startups from Northern & Central Europe. Focusing on supporting ambitious entrepreneurs in building companies with a global reach, Black Pearls VC is usually one of the first investors in the company, helping founders scale and reach their goals. Typical ticket ranges between €100k – €1m, with follow-on investments in later rounds. 

So far Black Pearls VC has invested in over 30 companies such as: Telemedi, Autenti, Nordigen, eAgronom, Insly, IamIP. Black Pearls VC is a part of a Kauffman Fellows program, a global venture capital leadership programme which includes over 650 leading VCs from over 50 countries worldwide.

Coca Cola HBC Poland & Baltics is a branch of Coca-Cola HBC AG, a strategic partner and the world’s second largest bottler of The Coca-Cola Company beverages, reaching over 590 million consumers. We operate on 4 among: Polish, Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian, and our portfolio includes: Coca-Cola carbonated drinks, Coca-Cola Zero, Coke Energy, Cherry Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Kinley Tonic, juices and nectars Cappy, Kropla Beskidu and Kropla Delice mineral waters, Burn energy drinks, Monster Energy and Predator and Fuzetea iced teas.

One brand, many companies, and many, many people – that’s us in a nutshell. Spread all over the world, we have a passion for home furnishing and an inspiring shared vision: to create a better everyday life for the many people. This, together with our straightforward business idea, shared values, and a culture based on the spirit of togetherness, guides us in everything we do.

EIT InnoEnergy is a leading fund investing in energy, cleantech, mobility, and broader smart technology solutions, both in Europe and beyond. Since its creation in 2010, and with the support of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), it has invested €560 million in sustainable energy innovation, providing funding and additional support to approximately 380 start-ups.

Innovation Nest is a European VC that invests in early-stage B2B software companies. We’re a group of serial entrepreneurs applying diverse perspectives within industries ready for a transformation. Our diversity gives us a broader perspective, allowing us to empower entrepreneurs working on different projects within various disciplines and sectors.
Market One Capital is a 45M pan-European VC, led by an experienced team of entrepreneurs. We invest tickets from 200k up to 1.5M EUR in early stage network effects platforms. We are a Pan-European early stage VC fund investing into marketplaces / digital platforms and SaaS. We founded and scaled 3 online platforms ourselves as entrepreneurs. We have invested in 60+ early-stage tech startups (majority of them being platforms or SaaS), including Docplanner, Brainly, Tier Mobility, Packhelp and Genial.ly

Veolia Group in Poland has been a reliable partner of cities and industry throughout the country for over 20 years. Based on knowledge and experience, it offers innovative services tailored to the needs of Customers. By investing in the expansion and modernization of its production and distribution infrastructure, as well as developing activities in the area of effective energy management, water and wastewater management and waste management, it ensures the highest quality of services. Veolia constantly looks for innovative solutions in areas such as decarbonization, energy efficiency, e-mobility, indoor air quality and energy balancing. Taking into account the circular economy model, it creates and implements economically and environmentally effective solutions contributing to the sustainable development of cities and industry.

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