What do start-ups really need, mentoring or financial investment?

The fifth edition of the PowerUp! competition is now done and dusted. Since its foundation, the competition has seen a total of 900 start-ups from 24 countries throughout Central-Eastern Europe take part. It is hugely satisfying to see so many ambitious businesses developing their ideas on an international scale, all helping guide us towards a safer and more sustainable...

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Gradis – building a cleaner, more economical future for lighting

Did you know that replacing traditional lighting with LED lighting can lead to cost savings of almost 40%? Gradis, a Polish start-up formed in 2014 at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, is not only aware of this, but it is also looking to make widespread LED lighting a reality. Using artificial intelligence algorithms, the company designs unique...

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