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ABOUT

Polish Tech Day in London is one of the most prestigious events about Polish new technologies outside of Poland. As a part of the London Tech Week its main goal is to foster bilateral relations between the Polish and British technology sectors and create an opportunity for quality business and technology networking.

Speakers

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Agenda

Registration opens

Networking & Coffee

Day part

Welcome note by Maciej Halbryt, Co-Founder, PLUG

Session 1: Disrupting London: Can Polish FinTechs make it in the global finance capital?

Session hosted by Deloitte

13:30: Intro keynote: FinTech ecosystem – Poland an important FinTech hub Artur Martyniuk Director, Corporate Finance, M&A, Deloitte

13:40 Panel discussion:
Moderator: Artur Martyniuk, Director, Corporate Finance, M&A, Deloitte

Speakers:
- Emilian Siemsia, CTO, FriendlyScore
- Paweł Tomczuk, Co-founder & Executive Chairman rAccelerator
- Sara Koślińska, CEO, Limitless
- Matt Stawarz, Expansion Strategy & Investor Relations, Billon
- Grant Blaisdell, Co-Founder & CMO

Session 2: Current growth opportunities in the uncertain political and economic times

Session hosted by ABSL

14:25 Intro keynote: “Overview on Brexit roadmap and potential impact of Brexit on M&A activity” Phelim O’Doherty, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie

14:40 Panel discussion
Moderator: Kerry Hallard, CEO, Global Sourcing Association

Speakers:
- Phelim O’Doherty, Associate, Baker McKenzie
- Krzysztof Janusz, GM Poland, intive
- Simon Spier, Head of International Trade, techUK
- David Poole, Co-founder and CEO, Symphony VC

Break

Session 3: Back To The Future (of Banking). Lessons for the changing UK banking market from Polish digital banking pioneers.

Session hosted by intive

Panel Chair: Jakub Molski, Senior Vice President Investments and Strategic Development at Tuxedo Money

Speakers:
- Paul Clark CTO, Tandem Bank
- Wojciech Chmielewski, Partner at mAccelerator
- Filip Jakubowski-Drzewiecki, CTO, Loot.io Bank
- Justin Hannemann, Head of New Product and Service Design, Santander Bank

Session 4: Doing Business in Poland

Session hosted by Startup Poland

16:15 Intro Keynote: “7 reasons why not being in Poland can give you a FOMO” Julia Krysztofiak-Szopa, CEO Startup Poland

16:30 Panel discussion:
Panel chair: Magdalena Beauchamp, Director of Advocacy and Operations at Startup Poland

Speakers:
- Robert Biedroń, Mayor of Słupsk
- Marzena Bielecka, Founder and Partner, Experior Venture Fund
- Julia Krysztofiak-Szopa, CEO, Startup Poland
- Dagmara Łącka, Co-founder, BOLDMIND
- Marcin Ociepa, Chairman of the City Council, Opole
- Michał Kulka, Partner at Lawmore

Networking break: lunch & refreshments / Registration for the evening part

Evening part

Welcome by Maciej Halbryt, Co-Founder, PLUG

Welcome Keynote

Arkady Józef Rzegocki, The Polish Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Keynote: How to create a great disruptive startup?

Ajay Chowdhury, Managing Partner, BCG Digital Ventures

Pitch To London: FINAL PITCHES

Hosted by Marian Gazdik, European Director at StartupGrind

Jury members:
- Ben Hayes, Chief Marketing Officer at Startupbootcamp IoT
- Chris Haley, Founding Partner at 01Ventures
- Ajay Chowdhury, Partner & Managing Director at BCG Ventures
- Carlo Biggio, Venture Capitals Associate at Anthemis Group
- Maria Melamed, Investment Analyst at AngelsCube
- Piotr Pisarz, Fintech VC at Orange Growth Capital
- Marko Srsan, Program Manager at Techstars

Pitching startups:
- BillTech
- Challenge Rocket
- DeepDoc
- Nexbio
- PackHelp
- Scanye
- Sense

Keynote: 'Scaling internationally' by Lawrence Barclay, Head of Venture Capital at Kulczyk Investments

#GoGlobal - discussion panel

Panel Chair:
Michał Kramarz, Head of Startups SEED, Google

Speakers:
- Marta Krupińska, Co-founder and Managing Director, Azimo
- Anna Bogusz, Zortrax
- Radek Zaleski, Head of Growth, Netguru
- Bartek Jędrychowski, Co-founder & Managing Partner, GameKit
- Andrew Hope, CEO, Salesbook

Pitch to London: Winner announcement

Closing remarks by Maciej Halbryt & Jacek Ratajczak, PLUG Founders

Cocktail networking

Plug’n’Play afterparty, The Craft Beer Co. Covent Garden, 168 High Holborn