The passion behind venture capital

We are passionate about people with passion. Venture Capital is fueling the growth of entrepreneurs all around Europe. You help them change the world. We want to help you to be at the top of your game.

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 smaller ecosystems.

That's why we started VCLeaders: to help create 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.

What are we doing?

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We inspire

We run educational programs for VC professionals to help them understand the full venture lifecycle. Every year we invite up to 30 people to participate in our VCLeaders Academy and learn from the best experts in fields of fund structuring, investments, portfolio management, and exits.

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We share

We are building 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.

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We connect

We are building a community of enablers and multipliers. We want VCLeaders to be the tissue that connects startup ecosystems.

Our Team

Katharina Arnold Rokita

Katharina Arnold Rokita

International Growth

  • FDI and Business Development, founder, mentor at Google for Startups
  • Connecting business dots across EMEA

Joanna Jasińska

Joanna Jasińska

Community & Operations

  • Journalist at Polish Press Agency, former Head of Visegrad School of Political Studies
  • Making every project count

Anna Kulesza

Anna Kulesza

Marketing & Operations Support

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

Paweł Michalski

Paweł Michalski

Chief Education Officer

  • Partner at COBIN Angels, Supervisory Board at Paga Foundation
  • Creating magical educational experiences

Damian Polok

Damian Polok

Chief Added Value Officer

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

Zofia Przytocka

Zofia Przytocka

Community & Content

  • Former Community Manager at Plug'n'Play, Global Shaper
  • Nourishing startup ecosystem

Monika Warężak

Monika Warężak

Business Development

  • PE/VC turned Founder at Yuugen – the sustainable fashion marketplace
  • Turning good ideas into great opportunities