News & Blog

19 April 2022
Pathfinder invests in, Facebook sellers’ assistant Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder has invested in, a platform that makes it easier for stores to sell on Facebook and via livestreams. The Selmo app offers a number of functionalities that turn Messenger into an effective sales channel, speed up the process of collecting orders and help increase the number of closed transactions.
14 April 2022
11 (un)obvious mistakes in managing a startup. Part I "Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not." Michael Dell's words pierce the bubble of magic surrounding the world of start-ups. How come? Isn’t brilliant idea enough? For many founders, this also comes as a surprise. When building a business, they face various challenges and are not ready for all of them. In these moments, they are most prone to making mistakes that could prove a financial blow to the company.
24 March 2022
CMK backed by new investor enters next stage of development Centrum Medycyny Konopnej (The Centre for Cannabis-Based Medicine), a facility providing services based on medical marijuana therapies, has been backed by a new investor - the WP2 Investments fund. Grzegorz Ciężadło, a manager experienced in the development of innovative businesses on the medical market, has joined the CMK's management. In the coming weeks the clinic is launching its first facility in Warsaw.
15 February 2022
Skinwallet joins the NFT trend with Cyber Warriors Army Cyber Warriors Army (CWA) is a collection of eight thousand unique NFTts depicting a wide array of elite heroes from the alternate reality of CyberVersum. It’s the first NFT collection created by a company publicly listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The private sale goes live on 15 February.
2 February 2022
Startup with a mission: how Wellbee destigmatises mental health and makes lives more comfortable When the Wellbee platform launched in September 2020, its mission was clear: to encourage Poles to take better care of their mental health and to help them get professional therapeutic support. We talk to Wellbee's Paweł Chrzan and Darek Milewski about what other goals the founders have set for the platform, why it is a two-speed start-up and how building Wellbee was different from building other businesses.
5 January 2022
Pathfinder’s venture building team expands Marek Friedman, a C-level executive with over 20 years experience in managing companies operating in media and e-commerce sectors, among others, has joined the fund’s team as an Interim CEO of its portfolio companies.
6 December 2021
Key characteristic of a good founder? Determination in searching for solutions How to build a start-up with an appetite for global expansion in just half a year, who should abandon corporate career to build fintech (and not only) unicorns and why a founder of a startup is not a manager – we talk to the co-founders of Booste, Jakub Pietraszek and Michael Kacprzak.
24 November 2021
Jan Brandes joins Tar Heel Capital Pathfinder as advisor Jan Brandes, a corporate finance expert, joins Pathfinder’s team to leverage his over 16’ years experience in advising leading European tech companies and investors for the benefit of the startups from our portfolio.