Seed & Start up co-investment fund for high growth companies


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Regional & National Organisations
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 INGENIUM Poland Ska: an international risk capital fund targeting innovative companies with high growth potential.

​​​​​​​INGENIUM Poland is a public-private fund in Poland investing in seed, startup and expansion stage companies based in Poland. 

Key Points ​

  • Operational: March 2013 - December 2016​
  • Focus: startups and expansion stage companies based in Poland, principally in the ICT, Healthcare, Energy and Cleantech sectors
  • 20 million EURO under management;, (50% public – 50% private) 
  • Invested​ 100-1.500k€ per year/per transaction

Investment Policy 

INGENIUM Poland Ska Fund focused on businesses with fully committed well-balanced entrepreneurial teams and proven market leadership. The fund provided equity funding to its target companies, thus supporting their acceleration and internationalization. Additional rounds of financing were also part of the process.

The main focus was primarily on industries such as:

  • Communications
  • Storage
  • Mobile technologies
  • Internet and Media
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Clean Technologies​​

Example INGENIUM Poland Fund Startups ​​

INOVAMED SP. Z O.O. (Polish)-  orthopaedic​ equipment manufacturer and distributor (including for individual customers), operating in Poland.

Surge Cloud -  is a company developing a self-service grocery stores technology allowing for easy cashierless checkout for the customers and one-stop-shop solution for retailers to turn their existing shops into modern cashierless stores of the future with low operational costs. 

Cooolomat -  is a producer of food parcel lockers. The machines allow for cooling and freezing of food and they are odour and waterproof. For those who shop for groceries, Coolomat means a greater convenience of picking up their purchases at any time, and for grocery chains, lower cost of the last-mile delivery.

Car Scanner -  allows for cheap and quick 3D photography of large-size products, e.g. cars and their analysis in terms of product features or possible damage.

The Batteries -  is a tech and R&D focused company developing a breakthrough method of cost effective production of TFBs (thin-film batteries), which shall enable their wide and commercial adoption. TFBs are on average 2x better in terms of capacity and are much more durable than traditional, widely used Li-ion batteries


See also

​INGENIUM is a sustainable fund model, proven via a range of funds in Italy, Slovenia & Poland, managing between them assets of 92 million euros​ - see:


The project is co-financed by Switzerland under the
Swiss programme of cooperation with the new EU
member states
META Ventures Fund was co-founded by Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy (the National Capital Fund) now PFR Ventures
pfrventures.pl