CEO Academy 2019

CEO Academy 2019

Growth Strategies for Global Tech Startups CEMS Course at Warsaw School of Economics

What is CEO Academy?

A series of unique seminars on developing effective strategies for businesses operating in the new tech industry. Lectures and workshop are delivered by CEOs and top level executives of fastest growing Polish startups.
Learn from real-life examples how to build a highly profitable global business from scratch and scale it worldwide fast.

In cooperation with Daftcode the programme is conducted by professor Piotr Płoszajski,
from the Department of Management Theory.

Reasons to take part in the CEO Academy

For everyone

  • Opportunity to learn how to build a strategy for digital products
  • Working on real cases and real digital products
  • Certificate
  • 1,5 ECTS point

For the best students

  • Summer Mentorship Days with CEOs
  • Chance to join Daftcode Group and get a job offer in business and strategy area

Who can join the course?

Be sure to join our unique CEO Academy if you’re an ambitious proactive student of Warsaw School of Economics with great management skills and business knowledge.

Members of CEMS Club and other student organizations are welcome, as well as students of 3rd, 4th and 5th year.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from the best experts in the field and boost your future career! You will find detailed information below.

Open lecture before the course

Venture Building 101. How we build new startups and grow with them

A free open lecture from Daftcode CEO Paweł Seweryn & Skriware CEO and a CEMS Alumni Karol Górnowicz.
During the talk and following Q&A session you will learn about:

  • Venture building business
    model and process
  • How do we go from an idea
    to fully-fledged company?
  • The path from a student
    to a scale-up CEO
  • Growing together with your globally
    scaling venture

Schedule of the course

  • 12 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Venture into the unknown - first steps in founding your startup, market assessment and launch preparation
    Paweł Seweryn, CEO of Daftcode
  • 19 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    (Growth) hacking your way to build The Brand
    Paweł Światczyński, Maciej Żakowski, Co-founders of Restaurant Week
  • TBC
    TBC
    Lecture
    So you want us to invest in your venture?
    Marcin Kurek, Managing Partner of Market One Capital
  • 26 March,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Developing a product and working with dev teams
    Michał Jędraszak, CEO of Straal
  • 2 April,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Lasting impact with digital strategy supported by performance tactics.
    Maria Dulnikiewicz, Managing Director of Performante
  • 9 April,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Driving the wave of growth: lessons learned from startup to scaleup
    Hubert Rachwalski, CEO of Nethone
  • 16 April,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Customer experience – the key to scale your business globally
    Benjamin Kuna, Co-founder of Tylko
  • 23 April,
    17:10 - 18:50
    SGH, Building C, room C-3C
    Lecture
    Where to go next? Building growth on global corporate market
    Jacek Szlendak, CEO of Perfect Gym
  • 18 May,
    9:00 - 17:30
    Daftcode, Plac Europejski 1
    All day workshop
    Go to Market Strategy for Real-life Digital Product
    Paweł Seweryn, CEO of Daftcode
    Natalie Pilling, CEO of EL Passion
    Marcin Krzemień, CEO of Rocket Luncher
    Adam Komarnicki, CEO of Indoorway
    & other CEOs from Daftcode Group
  • 18 May,
    18:00 - 20:00
    Charlie Cocktail Bar
    The finale
    Informal Banquet
    Winners' announcement

Who is behind this?

Daftcode is a Polish venture builder – a company that creates its own tech enterprises. From concept stage, onwards and upwards – transforming bold ideas into fast growing products and businesses.

Daftcode creates, grows and supports ventures that develop cutting-edge technologies in areas such as online payments, business intelligence, smart building, education, 3D printing, food delivery, and many others.

VC Investments

Keynote Speakers

  • Marcin Kurek
    Marcin Kurek
    Managing Partner of Market One Capital
    MarketOne Capital is an early stage venture capital fund focused on European Marketplaces and SaaS. They invest mainly in seed and series A rounds.
  • Hubert Rachwalski
    Hubert Rachwalski
    CEO of Nethone
    Nethone is the global leader in AI-driven KYU (Know Your Users) solutions that help enterprises from all around the world convert cyberthreats into well-informed, profitable decisions.
  • Jacek Szlendak
    Jacek Szlendak
    CEO of Perfect Gym
    Perfect Gym is the world's fastes growing management software for gym & fitness industry. Present on five continents, serves over 1000 companies
  • Maria Dulnikiewicz
    Maria Dulnikiewicz
    Managing Director of Performante
    Performante is a digital marketing agency operating on150+ markets. The company specialises in combining creative concepts with performance executions.
  • Karol Górnowicz
    Karol Górnowicz
    CEO of Skriware
    Skriware develops a home and school-suited 3D printing educational ecosystem that focuses on developing STEAM skills through hands-on experiences.
  • Michał Jędraszak
    Michał Jędraszak
    CEO of Straal
    Straal is a one-stop-shop payment solution processing millions worth of transactions every month for subscription merchants around the world.
  • Benjamin Kuna
    Benjamin Kuna
    Co-Founder of Tylko
    Tylko is a new-generation design company that allows everyone to design and order customised furniture with use of an Augmented Reality app.
  • Natalie Pilling
    Natalie Pilling
    CEO of EL Passion
    EL Passion is a product house with more than 200 digital products delivered to customers from all over the world.
  • Paweł Światczyński
    Paweł Światczyński
    Co-founder of Restaurant Week
    Restaurant Week is the biggest Polish restaurant festival and e-commerce platform for restaurants. Present in over 30 cities, allows thousands of guests to experience unique culinary cultures.
  • Maciej Żakowski
    Maciej Żakowski
    Co-founder of Restaurant Week
    Restaurant Week is the biggest Polish restaurant festival and e-commerce platform for restaurants. Present in over 30 cities, allows thousands of guests to experience unique culinary cultures.
  • Adam Komarnicki
    Adam Komarnicki
    CEO of Indoorway
    Indoorway provides location data and analytics to improve efficiency of indoor processes for Industry 4.0
  • Marcin Krzemień
    Marcin Krzemień
    CEO of Rocket Luncher
    Rocket Luncher is a food ordering app that help office workers order and pick up lunches from local restaurants.
  • Paweł Seweryn
    Paweł Seweryn
    CEO of Daftcode
    Daftcode is a Polish venture builder – the company that creates enterprises from the start, transforming bold ideas into fast-growing products and businesses.
  • prof. Piotr Płoszajski
    prof. Piotr Płoszajski
    Dept. of Management Theory
    Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)

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