Manta Ray supports a series of community endeavours, initiated by Sebastian Kulczyk, to foster entrepreneurship in Poland. Through our knowledge, experience and international networks, we help talented entrepreneurs obtain the necessary skills and resources required to build global businesses.
Manta Ray supports the following initiatives:
InCredibles is a tech acceleration program focused on supporting talented entrepreneurs from Eastern Europe in launching disruptive businesses. Incredibles partners with experts from Campus Warsaw, Startup Poland and IBM Poland to provide founders with additional knowledge, expertise and network to jumpstart their endeavours.
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The Open Bank of Agreements
The Open Bank of Agreements is Sebastian and Startup Poland’s joint effort to provide open-sourced legal documents to entrepreneurs. Through The OBA platform, entrepreneurs can easily access the basic legal documents required for initiating and conducting all aspects of a business undertaking.
The main goal of the The Open Bank of Agreements is to create transparent and consistent standards in the Eastern European investment market. Currently, the The Open Bank Agreements has the following documents available:
- term sheets,
- convertible notes (loan agreements converted into shares),
- grant agreements.
These documents were drafted by law experts from Snażyk Granicki and Kulczyk Investments.
Singularity University is a Silicon Valley think tank that offers educational programs and focuses on scientific progress and "exponential" technologies. Singularity University offers an annual 10-week summer program as well as conference series, classes, and a business incubator for start-ups and corporate teams.
In 2017 Sebastian Kulczyk, a
Global Impact Challenge
Sebastian Kulczyk also supports the Polish edition of Global Impact Challenge - an instrument of the SingularityU to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in Poland, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years.
The winner receives a seat at the SU Ventures Incubator Program. The Incubator Program is a 10-week program that fosters the development of viable start-ups (for profit or not-for profit).
Manta Ray Ventures supports The International News Media Association (INMA) through the launch of the “TOMORROWnauts” INMA Global media Awards spotlighting excellence in audience, revenue, and brand development by disruptive media businesses.
TOMORROWnauts is an initiative created by Sebastian Kulczyk and Gazeta Wyborcza in order to select and promote a group of extremely talented and inspiring creators whose work has the power to shape the future of new media.
Visionaries and innovators working in the areas of architecture, design, business, science or astronomy have the ability to be nominated.