PFR Ventures allocates the budget of PLN 2.8 billion, which within five years will be invested in venture capital funds or business angel groups supporting Polish startups at various stages of development. The profiles of VC funds, selected under five programs launched by PFR Ventures, are gradually presented on startup.pfr.pl.
You can now find out more about the investment strategy and the requirements of the following funds:
PFR Starter FIZ:
- Xevin VC
The fund offers financial support in the amount of PLN 1 million to PLN 3 million for the development of innovative projects - even those at the earliest stage of development. In particular, the fund is looking for projects from the following industries: SaaS, marketplace, e-commerce, mobile, adtech, martech, fintech, edtech, IoT, AI. What's more, every company that is in Xevin VC portfolio can count on assistance in many other business fields, such as: accounting and finance, legal aspects, marketing, sales and business development.
Learn more about Xevin VC
- RST Ventures for Earth
The objective of the fund is to invest in those teams that want to change the surrounding reality by developing and implementing innovative industrial and IT technologies for the benefit of clean Earth. Apart from financial support, RST Ventures for Earth also guarantees a steady flow of knowledge, built on the experience of its representatives, in the area of company development and ensuring its global recognition. The size of the fund amounts PLN 30 million while the investment ticket is PLN 1-3 million.
Learn more about RST Ventures For Earth.
- Knowledge Hub
The size of the fund amounts at PLN 62.1 million and the investment ticket is PLN 1-3 million. The MarTech market is the key area for the fund, which results from the many years of experience of the management team in this industry. Every company that is in fund portfolio may benefit from strategic, operational and financial management as well as marketing, sales and promotion support.
Learn more about Knowledge Hub
PFR Biznest FIZ
- Kogito Ventures
The fund offers financial support in the amount of PLN 0.5 million to PLN 4 million for the development of innovative projects – also those at the earliest stage of development. The fund is looking for startups from the following industries: e-commerce, SaaS, fintech, blockchain, eco-mobility. Thanks to the cooperation with Kogito Ventures, you can be sure that you are gaining a partner who believes in the "Founders First" principle, who thinks long-term about your and your company's development.
Learn more about Kogito Ventures.
- Black Swan Fund
Apart from financial support up to PLN 4 million for innovative projects from the earliest stage of development to mature companies, the fund offers mentoring, pitching training and easier access to the network of contacts of its representatives. Black Swan Fund also provides an assistance during the entire process of acquiring an investor and then - reporting the progress of the project. The fund is looking primarily for startups from the following industries: FinTech, ICT, e-commerce, marketplace, digital publishing, EdTech, fashion and design, as well as ecology and Renewable Energy Sources (RES).
Learn more about Black Swan Fund.
- Silba VC
SILBA VC offers a capital investment in a co-investment model of up to PLN 4 million, primarily for projects having a proven business model and after the first commercial sale. Private investors are selected for each of them. The fund cooperates with the Lewiatan Business Angels network, which includes dozens of carefully selected entrepreneurs and managers, who contribute to the project through financial involvement and substantive support, experience and business contacts.
Learn more about SILBA VC.