Black Pearls VC Adds Ewa Treitz as Venture Partner and Maciej Skórkiewicz as Investment Director

black_pearlsBlack Pearls VC, a Gdańsk, Poland-based venture capital firm, hired Ewa Treitz as Venture Partner and Maciej Skórkiewicz as the new Investment Director.

Treitz, who has her roots in Gdańsk but served in multiple management roles at venture capital and corporate vc funds in Germany, Sweden and USA, will be involved in the building of the international position of the firm, especially in the Baltic Sea Region.
Skórkiewicz, who has over 20 years of senior executive experience, fundraising, investments, IPOs, public trading in securities and M&As and was the former CEO of Inveno Venture Capital fund, will work with the fund’s portfolio companies, developing their sales and IR capabilities.

Since 2014, Ewa has been a member of Kauffman Fellowship – an executive education program for top Venture Capital investors worldwide, based in Palo Alto, California. She is also a graduate of Uppsala University in Sweden and Jacobs University in Germany, where she studied environmental technologies and economics. Ewa areas of expertise are energy & materials, electronics, SaaS and robotics.
Skórkiewicz is former CEO of Inveno Venture Capital fund. For 11 years, he was an Investor Relations Department Director in the Polish largest ICT company – Prokom Software. Since early 90s, Skórkiewicz has been involved in the Polish capital market, both as an investor and founder of Sopot’s Brokerage House, where he was responsible for the organization of brokerage house foundation and supervising the merger with another company.

Led by Marcin Kowalik, co-founder and Managing Partner, Black Pearls VC is a venture capital fund focused on Northern Poland and the Baltic Sea Region
With headquartes in Gdańsk, Warsaw, Katowice, and Munich, the firm invests in high growth potential ventures and innovative R&D projects in such areas as life quality technologies (LQT), space industry, agriculture
It currently manages PLN37m, operating a business portfolio of 33 companies.



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