The 10th of Wolves Summit is a wrap. Almost 400 startups and scaleups, 200 investors, and a total of almost 1,500 participants met at Warsaw’s Palace of Culture. The October edition was dedicated to the topics of the digital economy, AI development, innovations in the CEE market and the accessibility of the tech industry to everyone.
During this 10th edition, topics such as the future of medicine, the use of AI in business creation and the startup scene in Central and Eastern Europe were discussed. During the conference there was also a competition for the Great Pitch startups, which this year won the Pynk startup.
Meet your future investor
During the two days of Wolves Summit, conference participants held over 2,800 one-on-one meetings. Thanks to these meetings, startups, entrepreneurs and investors can effectively and quickly establish valuable business relationships. “Looking at this from the point of view of the fund-raising startup, Wolves Summit is the perfect place. Time is an extremely valuable resource, and presenting your idea during 1: 1 meetings is the most effective way to raise funds”, said Seth Ward, CEO of Pynk. Pynk participated in the ninth edition of the conference in March 2019, during which it obtained funding from one of the Wolves Summit partners, 360Lab. “Wolves Summit was an extremely important stage on the development path of our company”, adds Rupert Barksfield, co-founder of Pynk.
Technology, equality, innovation
Wolves Summit is not only about effective networking. A number of discussion panels and workshops take place during the conference. Experts talked about technological and business trends as well as innovation forecasts for the coming years. Wolves Summit agenda also reached the topics of development of the digital economy, the diversity and accessibility in the technology industry, and development of innovation in Central and Eastern Europe. On the main stage we could see Ruthy Kaidar from Microsoft, Floyd Woodrow, chairman of Quantum Financial Holdings and Ludwik Sobolewski, president of Emerging Europe Marketplace.
Since this year, the conference has been cooperating, among others with BalansPL and Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit to further support equality initiatives.
Wolves Summit is co-organized by the City of Warsaw, and the strategic partner of the conference is the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain in Warsaw. BiznesPolska.pl and CEE X-Tech Awards were media partners.