Investment criteria

Region:

Poland

Areas:

  • IT
  • Telecommunications
  • New Media
  • Internet
  • E-commerce
  • Cleantech
  • Mobile technologies
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Medical equipment
  • Biotechnology

Stage:

Seed, development or expansion stage

Product/service features:

  • uniqueness and innovativeness
  • scalability
  • international growth potential
  • experienced team with strong leadership in technology and management
  • clear market demand for the product/service

Investment amount:

Preferred amount of the investment is PLZ 1 to 6 million.

Shares:

The Fund prefers to acquire minority stakes, however in special cases it can also acquire majority stakes.

Syndication:

The Fund frequently looks for partners in co-investing such as strategic investors, enterprise incubators, VC funds and Business Angels.

Membership in the Supervisory Board:

GPV ultimately takes one or two places in the Supervisory Board thus providing support and consulting services to portfolio companies.

Investment period:

GPV invests in portfolio companies for a period of 3 - 5 years.

Exit:

The investment exits preferred by the fund are: a sellout to a strategic or financial investor and a sellout of the shares at a stock exchange.