26 announcements and projects
by Richard Lucas
A busy Open Coffee Kraków this foggy morning. Paweł Majka from the Krakow City Government’s enterprise support department came. This is very good news. We hope it is the start of a trend. Only about 15 people at 08:00 but 43 by the time the meeting closed. If I made mistakes or left you out apologies.. a blogger volunteer would be welcome. I explained the rules and idea. (more detail here ) everyone can have 1-2 minutes: Telling others present who you are, where you are from, what you are doing, what you want, how we can help you and what you can offer. The introductions to everyone stops and networking happens at 09:00. English preferred, Polish OK. We welcome foreigners in Kraków, have a historical role as a trading centre, and are against nationalist, xenophobic trends West and especially East of Poland). It’s no problem if you are not an Entrepreneur, or a Geek. Geeks and Entrepreneurs are welcome. Anyone positive minded is welcome, whether investor, employer/employee, future business partner, clients, suppliers or someone who just wants to promote their project. People who make it by 08:00 in the morning to our events – which start on time – are a step or two ahead. Here is what was shared this morning and we had the pleasure to host:
1 Rafał Samborski CEO at Elner, Project Manager at Unico Software have 7 restaurants in Krakow and one in Warsaw using their Android App. “I’m CEO of Elmer. We’re Krakow startup that’s going to change the way we communicate with restaurants.looking for seed funding”
3 Pawel Kołodziej IT Project Manager at Serwisy branżowe xtech.pl Sp. z o.o. wrote “I’m a member of board at xtech.pl, i’m looking for marketing advisor, a person who will share knoledge with xtech.pl.
8 Paweł Majka from the President of Krakow’s office attended. Have local government officials responsible for supporting enterprise attending our meetings is something that is very welcome.
9 Sue Młeczko told us about her involvement in international education and how she is looking for a new project here in Kraków
11 Marzena Wieczorek writes “I’m a director of ProActivate Ireland, an NGO from the West coast of Ireland
Marzena is looking for experienced project managers to partner with/ she runs projects for http://www.proactivate.ie
12 Marta Ryłko Open Coffee Krakow founder – talked about the Lifetramp.com career testing platform, and 13 Brainly.com. Brainly closed a US$9 mln investment round and is hiring. www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/brainly-expands-to-us-with-9m-venture-funding-led-by-general-catalyst-279269232.html
14 Łukasz Siatka volunteer at Open Coffee Girl Geek Carrots many events told us about http://devfest.pl 15 zloty 8th November – He’s a sound designer, sound engineer, OSX86 scene developer, workstations (mobile and desktop) builder Music producer and sound effects designer for products (videos, games, etc.), events co-organizer & helper GDG Dev Fest 2014 Krakow Co-Organizerhttp://devfest2014.pl
15 Richard Lucas talked about the TEDxKazimierz team and informatino meeting he is hosting this evening at JCC in Kazimierz at 18:00. Find out and be invited to the meeting here He is organising TEDxKazimierz and looking for TED and TEDx fans who want to help make it happen. launch meeting goals, team building explain vision roles, tasks, to dos. If you cannot make and you are interested in in helping, let him know. Hope to facilitate joining by Skype and Hangout
TEDxKazimierz will serve the Kazimierz community, giving great people, ideas and projects in Kazimierz a global stage, while bringing inspiring, relevant or/and wonderful people, ideas and projects to Kazimierz. TEDxKazimierz will aim to serve and build community among TED and TEDx fans in the area, and be an event that enables people who want to share, learn and contribute to Kazimierz to strengthen their existing connections and forge new ones. The event will be run in the spirit of TED, of the free voluntary sharing of ideas worth spreading and all team members should enter into the spirit of co-operation with other team members, other TEDx-s in Krakow, Poland, and around the world.
16 Daniel di Gusto North Star Consulting keen to get involved startup community. Running Start-up Mintia.com, Pitch2 Program – B2B sales training on 14th-15th November http://pitchprogram.pl/ Krakow Tech Park
17 Antonina Sudnik 🙁 brought two Ukrainian software guys Titania and Alexander from Ukraine who have a CRM software for pharmacies business.
18 Richard Lucas said that we are committed to supporting Ukrainians as best we can.
19 Kamil Łopata talk about new special offers from Colab.pl co working space includign low cost high speed translation from http://turbotlumaczenia.pl and the
21 Colab Open Coffee meetings
23 Konrad Głowacki is building a low cost SLS 3d printer. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_laser_sintering
24 Richard mentioned the cool new Zortrax 3D store opening last week