Behind the Reaktor Mafia, story of startup Poland

Aug 28, 2019, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

WeWork, Krucza 50, Warsaw, 00-022

Fireside chat with Borys Musielak, Founder, and Partner at SMOK Ventures on “Behind the Reaktor Mafia, story of startup Poland”. Borys is an Engineer turned Entrepreneur turned Investor. He is Founder at SMOK Ventures, Co-founder at Startup Poland, Co-founder at ReaktorWarsaw, Co-founder at ReaktorX, ex-Founder, CEO at Filmaster, ex-director at Samba TV. Geek. Film buff. Basketball fan.

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About this event

Borys Musielak, Founder, and Partner at SMOK Ventures on “Behind the Reaktor Mafia, the story of startup Poland”

Borys is the partner at SMOK Ventures, Co-founder at Startup Poland, Co-founder at ReaktorWarsaw, Co-founder at ReaktorX, ex-Founder, CEO at Filmaster (acquired by Samba TV), ex-director of Product Management at Samba TV.

Engineer turned Entrepreneur turned Investor. Geek. Film buff. Basketball fan. Founder and partner at SMOK Ventures, investing in early-stage startup founders (checks from €50k to €2M) based in Poland but with a global vision and with focus on software companies in gaming, AR/VR, fintech, martech, and AI.

At ReaktorX pre-acceleration program, Borys look for first-time founders who understand their industry and want to build a sustainable company. Read more at TechCrunch.

Previously he co-founded Filmaster.TV (acquired by Samba TV in 2015) which provided Netflix-like personalization and analytics solutions for the entertainment industry helping television and online video providers rapidly capture and analyze user preferences in order to deliver a comprehensive picture of the audience and drive incremental admissions/viewership. After the acquisition by Samba TV, he stayed at SambaTV and helped the company bring its products to the European markets and scale the team from 4 to 40 in four years.

Borys is one of the key founders of Startup Poland, a leading technology think tank in Poland and the community voice of Polish startups. Currently, he is the chairman of the board of the foundation.

Among others, he co-founded ReaktorWarsaw.com, a Bay-Area-style startup mansion where startups work, collaborate and network, home of the famous OpenReaktor events and ReaktorX pre-acceleration program.

He occasionally mentors early-stage startups at Google for Startups, The Founder Institute, Huge Thing, mspark and other accelerators. He was named one of fifty most creative Polish entrepreneurs by Brief.pl in 2012.

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Speaker

  • Borys Musielak

    SMOK Ventures

    Founder

When

When

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Reception and networking
Open mic
Fireside Chat with Borys Musielak
Networking, Prosecco & Beer

Hosts

  • Ahmad Piraiee

    Startup Grind Warsaw

    Director

  • Eva Galant

    Startup Grind Warsaw

    Chapter Director

Organizer

  • Ahmad Piraiee

    Startup Grind Warsaw

    Chapter Director

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