Team

Experienced and complementary team

Zygmunt Grajkowski

Managing Partner

Managing Partner of Giza Polish Ventures I since 2012. 30+ years of experience in managing innovative companies, conducting M&A transactions, and investing in technology-oriented entities. Previously...

Managing Partner of Giza Polish Ventures I since 2012. 30+ years of experience in managing innovative companies, conducting M&A transactions, and investing in technology-oriented entities. Previously Head of Corporate Finance at PriceWaterhouse and Partner at Enterprise Investors (‘97-’02), responsible for its technology practice.
Since 2003, as part of his company Value Based Management Consulting, he has completed more than 70 capital and strategic consulting transactions in Poland and Central Europe. Zygmunt graduated from the Faculty of Electronics at Wrocław University of Technology and holds a postgraduate diploma in Capital Investments and Financial Management from the Wrocław University of Economics.

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Jarosław Plisz

Partner & COO

25+ years of experience in managing large-scale enterprises. Previously Member of the Management Board of Infovide-Matrix (IVMX), a WSE-listed IT company. Directly responsible for building IVMX capital group and...

25+ years of experience in managing large-scale enterprises. Previously Member of the Management Board of Infovide-Matrix (IVMX), a WSE-listed IT company. Directly responsible for building IVMX capital group and its market position (until acquisition by Asseco Poland) via both strategic M&A’s and acquisition of key clients.

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Wojciech Olszenka

Partner

Responsible for identification, evaluation and selection of investment projects. Nearly 15 years of experience in management consulting and advisory, with emphasis on M&A’s in the technology sector. Participated...

Responsible for identification, evaluation and selection of investment projects. Nearly 15 years of experience in management consulting and advisory, with emphasis on M&A’s in the technology sector. Participated in more than 80 M&A transactions. Focuses on the business analyses of technology companies and continual value creation of portfolio companies. Currently Partner at Giza Polish Ventures I.

He took part in investment process of all 34 GPV portfolio companies. Actively supports the management boards of the portfolio companies. Participated in several rounds of obtaining of financing for the portfolio companies. During 2014-2015 served as a Investment Manager and member of Investment Committee of the StartVenture@Poland business incubator.

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Adam Donocik

Partner

5+ years of experience with tech-oriented companies, including Israeli social gaming start-up (sold to Say Media Group). Currently Partner at GPV, responsible for acquisition and analysis of new...

5+ years of experience with tech-oriented companies, including Israeli social gaming start-up (sold to Say Media Group). Currently Partner at GPV, responsible for acquisition and analysis of new investment prospects. Actively supports portfolio companies as member of the Board, e.g., at Audioteka S.A. Graduate of St. Albans School and Georgetown University.

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Anna Łuczyńska

Partner

20+ years of experience in transaction advisory, working on some of the largest technology deals in Poland. From ‘95 to ’05 worked at the top-tier Polish law firm, where she advised PE and VC funds on...

20+ years of experience in transaction advisory, working on some of the largest technology deals in Poland. From ‘95 to ’05 worked at the top-tier Polish law firm, where she advised PE and VC funds on transaction structuring. Since 2012 cooperating with GPV and associated micro-VC’s under the National Center for Research and Development’s BRIdge Alfa program. Graduated from University of Łódź and Warsaw School of Economics with postgraduate diploma in Finance and Banking.

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Marcin Zając

Portfolio Manager

Over 10 years of experience in creation of financial models reflecting company operations, including large international stock-listed companies, as well as small innovative startups. Marcin prepared...

Over 10 years of experience in creation of financial models reflecting company operations, including large international stock-listed companies, as well as small innovative startups. Marcin prepared evaluation models for several dozen companies. At TVC, he is responsible for preparing financial models of the analyzed innovative companies and constructing on their basis evaluation instrument with the use of methodologies relevant to knowledge-based companies, that is evaluation of the intellectual assets enriching traditional methods like EVA, DCF, or APV. He graduated from Private School of Business and Administration and holds a postgraduate diploma in Managing the Value of Company from Warsaw School of Economics.

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Karolina Young

Head Office Manager

Warsaw University graduate. Responsible for administration, correspondence, documentation and organisational matters.

Warsaw University graduate. Responsible for administration, correspondence, documentation and organisational matters.

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Martyna Kowalik

Executive Assistant

Warsaw University graduate. Responsible for administration, correspondence, documentation and PR.

Warsaw University graduate. Responsible for administration, correspondence, documentation and PR.

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