The president of the Polish Development Fund (PFR), Pawel Borys, has told PAP that Venture Capital (VC) funds have increased their investment in Polish startups four-fold in the last two years to over PLN 1 billion (EUR 232 million) this year.
The telehealth kiosk which has been installed at Warsaw’s Metro Młociny underground station lets commuters carry out basic health check ups, without the hassle of having to make an appointment with a doctor.
Started after co-founder and CEO Stefan Batory couldn’t make an appointment with his physiotherapist, the Booksy app has been downloaded over 14 million times for Android devices and in August the company had more than 2.6 million visitors. Now the company is looking to use the new funds to strength their position on existing markets and expand into other countries.
After identifying an area where the missing person might be, the system from the University of Wrocław scientists uses mathematical models to take into account the specifics of the person who is missing as well as data about the coverage and shape of the terrain.
The 3D printing technique could slash building costs by as much as 50 percent.
Neontri’s primary product Jiffee is a mobile payment authorization platform but unlike the widely successful Blik, also designed in Poland, Jiffee uses Bluetooth technology instead of NFC.
Technologists Piotr Smoleń and Daniel Wartołowski are hoping to turn the phrase ‘pay day comes early’ into reality with their new Symmetrical finance app.
With school back TFN’s Nick Westerby looks at some of the Polish educational apps making waves around the world.
In addition to the toy shop, the building will host a hub of entrepreneurialism playing host to an exhibition and workshop space for start-ups, innovation and new technologies. TFN attended the official opening of the Central Technology House, to learn more about the future of Polish Innovations.
The Airly app monitors air pollution and can even predict when will be the best and worst times to be out and about.