Meet The Team

Wojtek
Wojtek

Wojtek

Managing Partner

Wojtek is a Managing Partner at mAccelerator. During his professional career, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at J.P. Morgan in London where he was responsible for financial services clients primarily in the EMEA region with the focus on M&A advisory and capital markets transactions. Prior to that, he was an Investment Analyst at a Paris based private equity company Pechel. Wojtek is a former adviser to the Management Board at mBank. Over the past six years, Wojtek held a number of managerial positions at mBank including Head of Group Corporate Development, Head of Group Subsidiaries’ Oversight, Head of Strategy and Head of Investor Relations. Wojtek is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (currently ESCP Europe). His personal interests include travel and ancient history. Wojtek brings a wealth of transactional experience within the financial sector combined with an in-depth analytical understanding of financial institutions. He believes banks will not be extinct any time soon and have a lot to win from building lasting and broad partnerships with technology firms.

Jarek
Jarek

Jarek

Managing Partner

Jarek is a Managing Partner at mAccelerator and oversees the fund’s global activities. His prior professional experience spanned numerous segments in the Financial sector  including Retail Banking, Life and P&C Insurance. He gained vast experience while holding top managerial positions, such as CFO, CMO, COO, CIO, Head of Retail Banking. Jarek’s career in mBank Group began more than ten years ago. As head of Retail Banking at mBank, he supervised all business activities of branches in Poland, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Most recently he held the position of Head of Operations and IT and was responsible among others for enterprise software, security, real estate. He was the founder and CEO of BRE Ubezpieczenia, which was Poland’s first insurance house to sell insurance on the Internet. Jarek is leveraging his experience to bridge worlds of tech startups and large corporates as he believes monolithic companies have to transform and be a part of the ecosystem if they want to succeed.

Michał
Michał

Michał

Investment Associate

Michal is an Investment Associate at mAccelerator. He works principally on investigating and evaluating potential investment opportunities. Prior to joining the Team, he worked as an Investment Analyst at ForeVest Capital Partners/Pinebridge Investments, a EUR 400m private equity fund focused on CEE region. His experience includes also working within Transaction Advisory Services division at EY and in Luma Investment fund, where he was part of the team responsible for restructuring the company from heavy industry. Michal studied econometrics and big data analysis. His strong analytical skills and experience from private equity allow him to confidently fulfill his duties. Personally, he loves spending his free time actively, recently earned a sailing license and finished windsurfing course. 

Sebastian
Sebastian

Sebastian

Head of Scouting

Sebastian is our first contact for the companies seeking the investment. He is responsible for analysing and evaluating investment opportunities based on firm's short-term or long-term profiles. You might meet him during one of the leading European events for startups. His ambition is to find and bring a new unicorn to the mAccelerator family. Sebastian started his career by working at TNW (The Next Web) in Amsterdam within the division that helps corporate brands to innovate faster and more efficiently. As Startup Liaison he was responsible for sourcing innovative businesses to connect them with large financial institutions and global retailers. He holds a Master degree in entrepreneurship from the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universitat. His previous experience and engagement with the startup ecosystem, combined with the entrepreneurial mindset and analytical skills make him a great head of scouting. Besides the huge passion for startups, he loves to travel and is a big fan of football.

Sylwia
Sylwia

Sylwia

Administration and Finance Manager

Sylwia handles organizational and administrative tasks and makes sure that the office runs smoothly. Before joining mAccelerator, Sylwia was an English teacher in high school, where she has mastered communication, organizational and multitasking skills. Sylwia’s teaching experience allows her to always remain patient and perfectly organized, even in the most stressful situations. Sylwia graduated from Warsaw University with MA in English Philology. She also holds a university degree in International Trade as well as European Union - Specialist Translation. In addiction, Sylwia completed Financial Controller studies at Kozminski University. She engages herself in charity work and cooperates with many non-profit foundations. In her spare time (what little there is) she enjoys travelling, reading books and listening to podcasts.

Ewelina
Ewelina

Ewelina

Office and social media manager

Ewelina is a master of multitasking at mAccelerator. Ewelina proves that doing several things at the same time is not a problem. She is a specialist in social media. She spends a lot of time on Linkedin and Facebook. Before joining mA, she worked as a communication and marketing specialist. She graduated from the University in the field of media and marketing communication and she has a degree in event management. Ewelina is interested in linguistic correctness. She will notice even the smallest mistake in the text. As a mother of two children, she teaches us the perfect organization of work, multitasking and handling crisis situations. She got experience in working as a proofreader and text editor. However, in her spare time, Ewelina builds high towers of blocks, draws princesses and plays different roles in her home theater with children.