Kraków start-up wins prestigious UNLEASH comp in Paris

Kraków’s Talent Alpha start up beat off competition from 100 other companies to take the top prize. UNLEASH/Facebook

Kraków-based Talent Alpha has beat off 100 other finalists to take the top award for start-ups.

Established in September last year by Przemek Berendt, Mike Kennedy and Szymon Niemczura, the company has created a new model for IT services based on the concept of the ‘Human Cloud’. 

Through the human cloud, companies large and small can engage a team of specialists via Talent Alpha to complete the projects they require. 

Set up in September last year, the company has created a new model for IT services based on the concept of the ‘Human Cloud’. UNLEASH/Facebook

Przemek Berendt, Founder and CEO of Talent Alpha said: “Our mission is to unleash talent. 

“We do this for individuals, teams, enterprises, local communities, clients and the world. 

The UNLEASH conference in Paris saw over 4,500 attendees from the world of Human Resources discuss the future of work and HR Tech innovations.UNLEASH/Facebook

“I’m very happy that we have been recognized at the UNLEASH Conference. 

“It’s no coincidence, because Talent Alpha is exactly what this event has been talking about – the future of work, innovation and the power of people.”

Music legend-turned businessman Bob Geldof was in attendance and told delegates: 'The businesses that will survive in the next few years are those that will innovate, adapt and change... with UNLEASH the purpose of the next few days is to find how to do just that.'UNLEASH/Facebook

The UNLEASH conference saw over 4,500 attendees from the world of Human Resources there to discuss the future of work and HR Tech innovations. 

The prize for the  award is EUR 24,000 but the last four winners have all secured multi-million Euro investments within months of winning the UNLEASH Competition. 

Delighted Talent Alpha Founder and CEO Przemek Berendt said it was ‘no coincidence that his company won because Talent Alpha is exactly what this event has been talking about – the future of work, innovation and the power of people.'Talent Alpha

Alpha Talent already secured $5 million in seed fund from Aper Ventures in May 2019. 

The company is targeting the largest firms in the world as well as small and medium sized companies with the CEO aiming to bring Fortune 500 companies from the USA on board as clients.