September 29, 2021
With new unicorns and soonicorns emerging, the year 2021 is proving to be exceptional for the Polish startup scene. An increase in funding and number of startups shows that the ecosystem is more dynamic and robust than ever. It would be impossible to achieve this without the support of business angels - private investors, who use their experience, money, and networks to help startups reach new levels.
To nominate a business angel for the award, please fill in the form HERE.
The perfect candidate for the award should be:
The BAY Award is presented in four categories:
Each of the Business Angel of the Year Awards' laureates is a serial investor, dedicated to expanding their portfolio with diverse enterprises, as well as bringing value and supporting the development and growth of startups under their wing. In the previous years, out of the numerous nominations we received, the Award Committee selected candidates that distinguished themselves with business acumen, courage in taking risks, and dedication to working alongside startup founders as equal partners. They were: Paweł Kastory (2020), Marcin Tchórzewski (2020, Debutant), Paweł Zylm (2020, Ecosystem Award), Wojciech Kostrzewa (2019), Dawid Urban (2018).