What comes to mind when we say “Poland”? Old forests? The Tatra mountains? Dazzling lakes? How about beaches, deserts, sand dunes, or wetlands? Did you know that Poland has almost 800km of sandy coastline, sandy dunes in the Pomerania region, wetlands in Biebrzanski National Park, and even the only Central-European desert, Pustynia Bledowska!
Do you know what else Poland has? Cool startups! We know that’s why you’re here and we want to highlight the top startups to keep an eye on from Poland! Hold on to your Bigos stew and let’s dive in!
This list introduces you to 10 exceptionally promising Polish startups that were founded between 2018 and 2021.
Booste is a Szczecin-based startup that was founded in 2020 with one goal in mind – to modernize the way revenue-based startups get funding! You need to be an already established startup that operates either in the SaaS/Ecommerce business and has at least 6 months of consistent revenue. Once you send a request, they get back to you in a day with an offer. Then, you just pay back the money raised with an interest rate of 6-9% with no strings attached! They have so far raised €12.5 million.
SUPERSONIC Food positions itself as the food of the future. While we’re still certainly still living in the present, this is a Warsaw-based startup founded in 2020 that has taken on an investment of €600k to take us into the future! A healthy, wholesome, vegetable and perfectly balanced meal to be prepared in the form of a cocktail that nourishes, supports the building of immunity and delays the ageing process. SUPERSONIC Food is the perfect meal, containing properly balanced proportions of protein, complex carbohydrates, the best fats in the form of Omega 3-6-9 bioesters, fibre as well as micro and macro elements.
City Robotics is a Warsaw-based startup founded in 2020 and it is changing the future of robotics for the better. In doing so, it’s raised €1.2 million. At City Robotics they believe in creating robots to work alongside humans and not to replace them. Founded by a group of dedicated individuals who are never content with the status quo. They are pushing forward towards new and better solutions available for the masses.
Doctor.One is the next generation virtual clinic that helps doctors build a subscription-based private clinic. Warsaw-based, the startup has raised €440k, was founded in 2021 and is on a mission to help you get better access to a doctor online. With this in mind, they offer an unlimited number and time of consultations with your doctor through an easy-to-use chat. Your medical history is in one place that is being securely monitored and updated by your doctor. Fast and direct access to your doctor without long waits and distant appointments. And best of all – one subscription tailored by your doctor to your individual needs.
HiPets is a Warsaw-based startup that aims to be the all-in-one platform for pet parents. It was founded in 2020 and so far has raised €680k. HiPets is a booking system for pet parents which allows them to instantly book services they need through their apps such as vets, groomers, behaviourists, and more. The goal is to eliminate waiting in lines and endless calls. Main features include online profiles, an online calendar, 24/7 bookings, text reminders and a client card.
Nanoseen is a nano plastic purifier that is a Sopot-based startup and was founded in 2020. Their goal? What if they could solve the water crisis and give the world unlimited access to clean water? Nanoseen is a team of passionate nanotechnology engineers and scientists who prove the remarkable properties of the nanomaterials as a core component of the company’s products solving many problems related to climate change. In a few months after the company was founded, they raised €400k to create the world’s first solution to improve our lives – NanoseenX – the cheapest, desalination and water purification technology that does not need an energy supply.
Exit Plan Games is a Warsaw-based startup that has raised €900k. Founded in 2019, FUN is what they want to deliver. New video games with fresh concepts that will be easy to just pick up and play. Games that we would like to play ourselves. And what about their Exit Plan? Well, it’s not exclusive just for them, as they want to share it with all the developers who still have it in them to make good games, while always aiming to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Quantee is a SaaS AI-based dynamic insurance pricing startup, based in Warsaw and raised €1 million. Founded in 2018, they empower insurance pricing teams with a secret weapon to successfully compete in the digital world. With Quantee, you can build better pricing up to 10x faster and update it in real-time, stay ahead of your competition and develop the most powerful models within hours instead of weeks or months, as well as easily understand results even for the most complex AI models with Quantee’s Explainable AI features.
BioCam is a MedTech startup that increases the comfort of patients’ lives and provides new solutions for healthcare. They are a Wroclaw-based startup that was founded in 2019 and has up to date raised €1.89 million. Their endoscopy capsule allows finding lesions and pathologies thanks to a neural network that has learned how to search for them on captured images. Among the endoscopy capsule itself, they also provide AI-powered software for automatic detection and real-time determination of potential threats.
Cthings.co is a Warsaw-based startup that creates and delivers 5G Suite of Industrial IoT Solutions: Hardware, OS, Orchestration SW for edge computing. The company was founded in 2018 and has so far raised €2.4 million. Cthings offers Intelligent systems for edge computing – complete, end-to-end solutions to upgrade your manufacturing, logistic park, utilities, or municipalities. They also offer 5G dedicated enterprise solutions, radar, and CLASP industrial trackers.
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