The passion behind venture capital

Venture Capital is fueling the growth of entrepreneurs all around Europe. You help them change the world. We want to help you.

Why do we exist?

We are living in an era of entrepreneurialism. While there are many passionate and driven entrepreneurs, there are not as many supportive investors, especially in less-advanced ecosystems.

That's why we started VCLeaders: to help develop great VC investors because good is not enough if you want to change the world.

We are extremely focused on value creation and high-quality service to people who decide to join our VCLeaders community because we believe that these values are the backbone of successful VC ecosystems.

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What are we doing?

We inspire through educational programs

We run educational programs for VC professionals to help them understand full venture lifecycle. People who participate in our VCLeaders Academy learn from the best experts in fields of fund structuring, investments, portfolio management, and exits.

We connect through community

The community we are building is a thought leadership platform. We want VC professionals to share their know-how and experience to create the best market practices to accelerate the development of European VC Ecosystems.

We share our passion through content

Sharing is caring. This is why we share our passion to venture capital through various publications on our website, our Knowledge Platform and our Medium channel.

Our Team

Paweł Michalski

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Lawyer by training, banker by trade, entrepreneur by heart
  • Striving to make venture capital accessible and easier to handle

Damian Polok


  • Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank, lecturer, Forbes 30u30
  • Creating value through building bridges

Joanna Jasińska

Chief Operating Officer

  • Vision, efficiency, and impact-driven multitasker
  • Ensuring smooth sailing and clear communication

Anna Kulesza

Marketing & Operations Support

  • Business Administration Student at RWTH Aachen, associate at COBIN Angels
  • Guaranteeing smooth operations

Dmytro Bulakh


  • Strategy & Expansion Analyst at the top Polish pure e-grocery player, ex-MBB, volunteer
  • Effectively achieving optimal and sustainable results

Bohdan Mashtalir


  • Scout at Inovo Venture Partners, curious learner
  • Demystifying venture capital for a brighter future

Karolina Wilk-Tryjanowska


  • Top 100 Women From VC and Startup Ecosystem in Poland
  • Empowering female visionaries in Venture Capital


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