Innovation Platform Foundation

We connect emerging markets startups with investors

Vision

In the Innovation Platform Foundation we believe that innovation results from interactions with people from the different backgrounds. We are connecting people, ideas and business. Let's exchange ideas, inspiration and experience!
We are aware that innovation requires a comprehensive ecosystem comprising of private enterprises, venture capital, public funding and research and academic institutions.

Local empowerment

Being an independent and non-profit entity we support the development of such ecosystem connecting private and public initiatives from Poland, the European Union and Israel.

Innovation

Having consulting and tech background, we foster innovation and entrepreneurship as a way to support equal access to information and knowledge for emerging market businesses.
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Our projects

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iPlatforma investor-startup matching solution
Innovation Platform Foundation operates its flagship service, iPlatforma, to facilitate startups and investors in finding each others more easily. Having a strong business network in mature markets, the Foundation is focusing on reaching out to emerging markets startups in South-East Asia, Africa And LATAM.
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Global South Growth and Offshoring Program
The Innovation Platform Foundation is committed to support African, LATAM and South-East Asian Nations and their European partners in this development in a number of ways. Within the Global South Growth and Offshoring Program we work on a number of initiatives.

Meet us

Who are we?

Ola Polak

Ola Polak

Ola is a strategy and innovation expert, with 10 years of experience in the advertising and media field. Her corporate knowledge and experience include the biggest Polish digital publishers and Google. Currently in the UK fintech Curve helping to structure its European expansion, with Poland as first non-UK market to create and implement the go-to-market plan. She runs innovation workshops in design thinking methodology.
Jan Wittlin

Jan Wittlin

Jan has more than 15 years of experience building innovative products and solutions for the on-line and media industries. Expert in the areas of internal audit, compliance, fraud prevention and process management with multiple years of experience managing the audit functions of international media enterprises and leading consultancies (EY and Deloitte). Board advisor at innovative fintech enterprises, eg. the world’s first Equity Token Offering platform – Neufund.
Piotr Grzywacz

Piotr Grzywacz

Graduate from the Warsaw School of Economics – Faculty of Finance and Banking. Piotr has over 10 years of advisory experience focused on business and technology solutions in Poland and abroad. He was leading different assignments for multinational corporations focusing on joint business and IT perspective. His practical experience in the sector was obtained during projects performed in Poland, Germany, Scandinavia, Switzerland and US.
Adam Pytlik

Adam Pytlik

More than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry in implementing and managing projects, Adam worked both in the public sector at the Ministries of Communications, Economy and Infrastructure and the telecommunications companies such as TPSA, Telenergo and later Exatel SA. Wide range of consulting innovation & IT/Telco projects and commercial support among companies.

Let's us help you
with your business.

iPlatforma has been created to facilitate startups and investors in finding each others more easily. Having strong business network in mature markets, Foundation is focusing on the emerging markets startups in South-East Asia, Africa And LATAM.

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