CEO Academy 2022

Growth Strategies for Global Tech StartupsCEMS Course at Warsaw School of Economics

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What is CEO Academy?

A series of unique workshops on developing effective strategies for building tech-focused ventures. Each class is given by a CEO or a top level executive of the fastest-growing Polish startups as well as Daftcode Venture Building specialists.
Learn how to build a highly profitable global business from scratch and scale it worldwide fast on the example of real-life cases.

The programme is led by prof. Piotr Płoszajski (Department of Management Theory) in cooperation with Daftcode.

Why take part in CEO Academy?

  • Opportunity to learn how to build a growth strategy for digital products
  • Real cases and real digital products
  • Participation certificate
  • 1,5 ECTS point
  • Chance to join Daftcode Group and get a job offer in the business and strategy area for outstanding participants

Who can join the course?

Must have:

  • A student of Master’s Degree at Warsaw School of Economics
  • Ambitious and proactive person with great management skills and business knowledge

Nice to have:

  • We especially encourage members of CEMS Club Warsaw and other Warsaw School of Economics student organizations to apply

Schedule of the course

  • 24 Febuary,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    It all started with an idea: how to generate ideas for startups
  • 03 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    Users first: how to design user-centered products
  • 10 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    Solid foundations for your startup – how to test business hypotheses
  • 17 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    When good enough is just enough – how to create low-fidelity prototypes & MVP
  • 24 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    Monetizing ideas – how to build financial models & write business plans
  • 31 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    Let’s grow! – how to create roadmaps, scale your business & build a bulletproof team
  • 07 April,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH Campus
    Pitching season – how to attract and talk to investors
  • 09 April, 9:00 - 17:30
    Daftcode, Plac Europejski 1
    All day workshop
    It's showtime! – final pitches, the results & networking event

Who is behind this?

Daftcode is a tech company driven by an analytical approach to business. As a venture builder, it creates, scales and invests in startups in such areas as: DeepTech, Cyber Security, Blockchain, FinTech and InsurTech. So far, Daftcode has created more than a dozen of startups, including Nethone, Skriware, Straal and Indoorway, and made 6 VC investments, e.g. in Booksy, Tylko and Sie.Jemy.

The company offers its startups tech and business support, which facilitates market launch and growth of new companies. Daftcode works with individual startup founders, early-stage projects as well as already existing startups looking for a financing round or support in commercialization and business scaling.
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Our Experts

  • Paweł Seweryn
    Paweł Seweryn
    Managing Partner of Daftcode
  • Jakub Florkiewicz
    Jakub Florkiewicz
    Managing Partner of Daftcode
  • Michał Ogiński
    Michał Ogiński
    Project Manager at Daftcode Venture Building
  • Iwona Połatyńska
    Iwona Połatyńska
    Team Leader at DaftGrowth
  • Andreas Blomberg Simonsen
    Andreas Blomberg Simonsen
    CEO of Straal
  • Hubert Rachwalski
    Hubert Rachwalski
    CEO of Nethone
  • Prof. Piotr Płoszajski
    Prof. Piotr Płoszajski
    Dept. of Management Theory of SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Anna Elwart
    Anna Elwart
    CEO of El Passion
  • Jakub Dziedzic
    Jakub Dziedzic
    Design Team Lead at EL Passion
  • Małgorzata Chomentowska
    Małgorzata Chomentowska
    Senior UX Designer at EL Passion
  • Karol Górnowicz
    Karol Górnowicz
    CEO of Skriware

How to apply for the CEO Academy CEMS Course?

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To join the CEO Academy CEMS Course, simply complete the form by clicking APPLY NOW! button below. The deadline for applying is January 17 at midnight. We will give you feedback via email by January 20.
Apply now! The number of participants is limited.

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