Team

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member
is the team.

- Phil Jackson

Investment Team

Piotr Smolen, CFA

CEO & Managing Partner

Grzegorz Albrecht

Venture Partner

Maciej Pietroń

CFO & General Partner

Robert Ditrych

Venture Partner

Piotr Smolen, CFA

Technology Entrepreneur and Investor. Active Business Angel. Piotr has excellent track record in building from scratch & remodelling existing businesses.

He co-founded and served for 5 years as a CEO at Turbine Analytics S.A. – leading fintech SaaS company based in Poland. He was also a CEO and co-owner of Data Space Sp. z o.o. – fast growing data center business based in Poland. Before he worked as an investment analyst in a stock exchange listed private equity fund NFI Midas S.A.

Piotr graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics (B.A., M.Sc. Finance and Accounting) and Executive Program for Growing Companies (EPGC17) at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He participated in multiple Executive Education courses at, among others, MIT Sloan School of Business and ICAN Institute. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

In Data Ventures he is responsible for cooperation with senior management of portfolio companies and sourcing of new projects. He specialises in Fintech, Blockchain and SaaS businesses.

Medium profile: https://medium.com/@psmol
Angelist profile: https://angel.co/psmol

Grzegorz Albrecht

Business Catalyst, Investor & Speaker. Experienced in building and growing over 50 startup projects as a founder, investor and adviser. 15 years of hands-on experience in Applied Business Strategy, Marketing and B2B Sales.

In Data Ventures he supports relationship development between the fund and venture founders. He supports the growth of ventures through leadership development, strategic tools and a network of trusted business partners.

Founder of Albrecht&Partners venture-building boutique working with investors. He believes in personal growth as a tool for successful leaders to generate positive impact. He co-founded companies from a large variety of sectors including services, mass media, HoReCa & FMCG. He supports entrepreneurship as a mentor at Youth Business Poland and speaker at various events around Europe. He is a lecturer at Kozminski University and alumni of the Swedish Institute Management Programme.

Maciej Pietroń

Robert Ditrych

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