Are corporations in Poland really ready for cooperation with startups?
Observing the work of startups and corporations on a daily basis and comparing it with the messages that appear in the media and during industry events, we decided to check how it really is.
Following this lead, we asked representatives of selected innovation companies about their opinion and ways of operating. The result of these conversations is this report.
Companies that want to start cooperation with startups, but do not know how to go about it.
Companies that already cooperate with startups, but they feel that this cooperation is not quite right.
Startups who would like to learn more about the internal challenges their business partners or clients are facing.
All those who are interested in today’s dynamics of cooperation between corporations and startups.
100 M - 100 B PLN
Net profit globally
2 K - 400 K
400 - 40 K
Employees in Poland
74% : 26%
Number of global corporations / Companies operating only in Poland
What did we find out? Many interesting things. Among others that:
The report was made thanks to support PFR Ventures – an entity that operates in the fund of funds formula, offering financing for innovative SMEs via selected financial intermediaries, e.g. venture capital or business angels. Funds dedicated to innovative projects come from European funds, i.e. the “Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014 – 2020” and private funds from selected financial agents.