Mateusz Przysucha

Mateusz Przysucha

Experienced manager specialized in Venture Capital M&A and Strategy execution

Mateusz has extensive experience in the Venture Capital market and is a proven long-term strategist. As a member of Poland’s leading mobile operator’s (PLAY) strategy team he actively redefined revenue channels ranging from handset-only to online travel insurance. He has supported numerous domestic and foreign entities by taking ownership of the complex fundraising process.

Mateusz has previously worked for the largest Fund-of-VC-Funds in Central and Eastern Europe, where he identified, supported and mentored new market participants and successfully aided implementation of international standards in compliance and operations. He has collaborated with more than 50 funds, accelerators and incubators.

As a member of the PFR Ventures team responsible for the fundraising of Corporate Venture Capital funds such as: Speedup Energy Fund (PLN 100M market cap) , EEC Magenta Ventures (PLN 160M), and Cogito Partners (EUR 50M) co-financed by the European investment fund. In recognition of his expertise, PGNiG has requested him to create a custom investment vehicle. The resulting fund implemented a strategy of investing in minority stakes in innovative tech projects in the Oil & Gas sector. The strategy created by Mateusz assumes investments of at least PLN 125M over the period of 6 years, with a maximum investment of PLN 15 million in one entity.

In his capacity he has supported funds such as Black Swan and Tributary Ventures in building a value pipeline of innovative projects. Throughout the past two years he has intermediated M&A transactions totaling north of PLN 20M.

Mateusz contributes his time to mentoring programs for startups. Mateusz holds master`s degree in finance from Kozminski University. He is currently a final year PhD student at Kozminski University.