Michał Bańka - Ph.D in Economics, Director of the Department of Business Environment Institution Support in Polish Agency for Enterprise Development. Responsible for the development of the early stage investments ecosystem in Poland and support for development of venture capital funds, seed funds, business incubators and business angels networks.
Manages the Loand Fund for Innovation, which is dedicated to micro and small enterprises. Also, co-finances activities associated with EEN network and National Contact Point for the Polish Banks Association.
In addition, responsible for supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises on the way to NewConnect, Warsaw Stock Exchange or the acquisition of an private investor. Furthermore is also providing support schemes for cross-regional clusters and the Business Environment Institutions providing services in innovation and promoting knowledge, as well as benefits of intellectual property protection among companies.