We know how to help founders achieve their dreams, from start to exit.

Set your business up for growth with Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder.

Discover how Pathfinder works

About us

As four allied venture capital funds, we create tech products and invest in solutions across Esports, IoT, Big Data, Cloud Computing, SaaS, AI and Marketplace.

We're on a constant lookout for exceptional products and services, rare know-how, solid business models and strong founders. We will help you find the right path for your business growth, which consists of far more than just a one-off investment.

Stories

Hear from founders to get an insight of how partnering with Pathfinder looks like:

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What’s in it for you?

Financing

We invest PLN 100 000 to PLN 4 000 000 in pre-seed, seed and A rounds across the globe. We are particularly keen to finance R&D projects with a high growth potential. The total capitalization of group’s VC funds stands at PLN 100 000 000.

Unlimited growth

Pathfinder has helped to build numerous global businesses, right from the seed stage, through growth, up to IPO. Partnering with us highly increases your chances of securing further investment rounds from both polish and foreign investors.

Proven track record

Our team has carried out more than 200 investments in Poland, Germany, Israel and USA. We have successfully sold companies to financial and industry investors across the world.

Troubleshooting

Having witnessed scenarios ranging from spectacular successes to sudden failures, we’re experienced in handling uncommon scenarios. We have solved problems which might come up your way.

Planning and implementation

Pathfinder designs effective business strategies to help turn ambitious project plans into profitable companies. We actively participate in building the value of our portfolio companies at every step of the journey.

THC Pathfinder Network

We're a group of C-level managers of THC Pathfinder and THC Private Equity with over 20 years of experience in the capital market. Partnering with Pathfinder gives you an access to expert knowledge and a global network of business connections.

Tech professionals

Not limited to investment experts, Pathfinder employs 300 professional makers creating custom tech solutions on a daily basis. Cross-disciplinary teams of software developers, designers and project managers could help to build your product or service.

Portfolio

We have helped founders turn numerous product ideas into profitable, scalable businesses. Take a glimpse at our recent investments and exits:

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GeekForce

Full-service software development agency.

  • software
  • development
www.geekforce.io
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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GRID esports

Technology-as-a-service Data Platform.

  • data
  • esports
www.grid.gg
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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Plum Research

Providing the most reliable insights to the creative industry.

  • bigData
  • bigMedia
www.plumresearch.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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Shorte.st

Smart and easy way to get extra income from your traffic.

  • adTech
  • shortURLs
www.shorte.st
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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SkinWallet

Evalute and sell in-game items for real currency, cash out instantly.

  • gaming
  • digitalGoods
www.skinwallet.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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Unikrn

Live esports betting on blockchain.

  • esports
  • betting
www.unikrn.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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Vortex

Play any PC game on your browser, TV, laptop or phone.

  • gaming
  • cloud
www.vortex.gg
  • Funds: Pathfinder Lab, Pathfinder Studio

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Woodpecker

Cold emails & follow-ups sent automatically from your inbox.

  • SaaS
  • marketing
www.woodpecker.co
  • Funds: Pathfinder Lab, Pathfinder Studio

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Mobile advertising network.

  • adTech
  • mobile

Acquried by Netsprint

www.adrino.pl
  • Fund: Pathfinder Lab

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ChallengeMe.ggexit

Challenge others, play in seconds.

  • gaming
  • esports

Acquried by Unikrn

www.challengeme.gg
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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Gamerhashexit

Share computing power and earn.

  • gaming
  • cryptocurrency
www.gamerhash.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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greedeals.comexit

House of the latest and smartest tech deals in the web world.

  • software
  • b2c

Acquried by Hummingbird Web Solutions

www.greedeals.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

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InterviewMe/Zetyexit

Digital resume creator and advisor.

  • webSoftware
  • b2c
www.zety.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Lab

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Tesla Themesexit

Netflix for Premium WordPress Themes.

  • subscription
  • wordPress

Acquired by Imagely

www.teslathemes.com
  • Fund: Pathfinder Studio

The Team

Get to know the team of experts that could support the growth of your business:

Radosław Czyrko

Managing Partner

Radosław is a financier with 20 years of experience in the Polish capital market. His professional career started in a stockbroking company Erste Securities Polska. Later, he spent eight years managing a Venture Capital group Renaissance Partners, whose investors included institutions such as ABN AMRO, EBRD and Asset Management.

Prior to founding THC Pathfinder, he was a Managing Partner in Xevin Investments VC Fund (one of the most active funds on the Polish VC market) for 9 years.

Throughout his career, Radoslaw carried out several dozen investments and successful exits. He obtained a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Warsaw, furthermore graduating in Banking and Finance with a specialization in Corporate Finance.

Arkadiusz Seńko

Managing Partner

Arkadiusz is a management expert and an entrepreneur with technical background, who has been successfully building and scaling innovative online businesses for the past 13 years.

He co-founded and serves as the chief executive officer of Red Sky, the largest polish startup studio company with a global monthly reach of over 150 000 000 users across a variety of tech products and several international office branches.

Seasoned venture capitalist, investor in multiple high growth potential technology businesses.

Michał Wrzołek

Investment Director

Michał is a venture capitalist with 15 years of experience in VC, finance, investment banking and advisory.

He began his professional career in advisory companies, PricewaterhouseCooper and Azimutus, where he was involved both in management consulting projects and M&A transactions. Later on he joined McKinsey & Company as an Implementation Manager, supporting clients in execution of key strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining THC Pathfinder, Michał served as an Investment Director in MCI Capital, where he was responsible for investments and portfolio management of Internet Ventures VC fund, taking care of portfolio companies growth and development.

He received a Master's Degree in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics with a specialization in Corporate Finance.

Anna Łapińska

Analyst

As a financial and business analyst, Anna works with pre-incubation of tech and internet projects. Being a business practitioner, she has over ten years of experience in obtaining and accounting for SME capital acquired from European Union Structural Funds.

She managed cooperation between scientific research institutions and entrepreneurs, having established international co-op projects.

Anna graduated with honours in Finance and Banking from the University of Finance and Management in Bialystok.

Mateusz Szczepaniak

Analyst

Mateusz gained his experience in business accelerators and consulting companies, where his responsibilities covered the fields of Business Intelligence, Corporate Finance and M&A projects.

He is one of the co-creators of Poznań startup ecosystem.

Mateusz graduated from both Poznań University of Economics and Poznań University of Technology.

Bartosz Lis

Lawyer

Bartosz gained experience in tax advisory companies and law firms, serving as an advisor for projects in the fields of both ongoing corporate support and tax services for entrepreneurs.

He graduated in Law from Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.

Bartosz completed a legal (attorney) apprenticeship at the Warsaw Bar Association.

Jakub Wronkowski

Head of Marketing

For multiple years, Jakub ran a public relations agency focused on communication of technological projects and venture capital funds.

Prior to joining Tar Heel Capital, he served as a Chief Marketing Officer at Business Link - a joint venture of Skanska Property Poland and AIP. He has been a supervisory board member of a Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) listed company.

Jakub graduated in International Relations from the University of Warsaw.

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