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How a Cup of Coffee Can Turn You Into a VC Investor with Karol Szubstarski from OTB Ventures

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For today’s episode, we talked with Karol Szubstarski, a venture investor at OTB Ventures

With over a decade of experience in the realm of venture capital, Karol brings a blend of traditional and corporate VC expertise to the table.  He spent five years as an Associate and Investment Analyst at Intel Capital, identifying opportunities across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, to name a few.

In his current role at OTB Ventures, Karol spearheads investments in Series A opportunities, focusing on deep tech. 

In this episodes, he shares about: 

  • How personal experiences fuels his professional career;
  • His transition to the VC world under the guidance of Marcin Hejka;
  • The advantages and disadvantages of the Polish startup ecosystem;
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