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"The greater the demand for digital products, the greater the demand for UX" - Magdalena Ostoja - Chyżyńska

As the IT industry grows, more attention is paid not only to the functionality of websites and applications, but also to the needs of people using them. The popularity of the User Experience Designer as a profession of choice is growing. How to become a UX Designer and how to effectively find the needs of people using digital products? These are the question we ask Magdalena Ostoja – Chyżyńska, creator and CEO of UX GIRL and co-organizer of Human Tech Art - a series of meetings with people who implement non-standard ideas using new technologies. 

We're looking up! How does Polish spacetech grow?

Last year's SpaceTech Analytics report indicated that at the end of Q3 2021 the spacetech industry consisted of 12,000 companies and 5,000 investors. The sector was valued at USD 380 billion in 2020. However, space technologies are developing really dynamically, and according to estimates, in the next decade the number of launched satellites will triple, and the market value of the sector will increase to $10 trillion in 2030. How are Polish start-ups faring in space?

Record investment value, international VC involvement and more late funding rounds - Polish VC Transactions in 2021 report

It is no surprise to anyone interested, that 2021 was a record year in terms of investment value on the Polish VC market. But did you expect the companies to raise more capital in the past 12 months than in 2019-2020 total? Learn about the findings of the report on the last year on the VC market, created by PFR Ventures and Inovo Venture Partners. 

Impact '21: a crisis conference

Impact CEE is one of the most important tech events in Poland - although the topics were focusing on different path, they all seemed connected by the fact that they mentioned crisis. In fact, four crises - climate, pandemic, political and economic. 

Apostolos Apostolakis: if Polish startups were founded in Silicon Valley, they would already be unicorns

Apostolos Apostolakis is a Greek investor involved in the Polish ecosystem. He has invested in, among others, Booksy and Packhelp in their early stage of growth. Now his activities on the Polish market will be even more visible, as his fund, VenturePartners, is starting to invest in Poland. What he can say about the companies he supports and what does he think about the Polish ecosystem?