I’m a serial entrepreneur, developing and supporting socially engaged (cleantech) startups that improve the quality of life through innovation.
I’m an MBA graduate from Kozminski International Business School, where I’ve been awarded the Kozminski Lion Graduate of the Year title. I’m a guest lecturer there, teaching a course on the knowledge transfer of innovation from startups to corporations.
I’ve spent over 6 years abroad, both migrating and traveling – I visited 60 countries on 5 continents. Currently climbing high Vulcanos.
Graduated MBA at Kozminski International Business School, where he is now a guest lecturer, teaching a course on the knowledge transfer of innovation from startups to corporations. He was awarded with the Kozminski Lion Graduate of the Year title in 2015. Experienced in dealing with investment funds, including VCs.
Childhood included, he has spent over 6 years abroad, both migrating and traveling. Visited over 50 countries on 5 continents.
Extended BIOArtur Racicki – a serial entrepreneur with experience in leading cleantech businesses. Supports and develops socially engaged companies that improve the quality of life through innovation and deal with the issues in the current world. He has co-founded companies: SEEDiA – smart city technologies including eco-friendly products powered by renewable energy; Fair Water – water desalination system; FCAPP – mobile app that helps to organize events (eg. sparring and tournaments); and Social Kiwi – a digital marketing agency. Artur exited from businesses eg. Sport24.pl in 2010 and Social WiFi – smart WiFi in 2021.
He graduated from MBA studies at Kozminski International Business School, the best business school in East-Central Europe, where he now teaches a course on the knowledge transfer of innovation from startups to corporations. He was awarded with the Kozminski Lion graduate of the year title in 2015.
He was listed as one of the top 50 most creative businesspeople by Brief in 2015 and 2017. Experienced in dealing with investment funds, including VCs – closing an investment and sale of Sport24.pl, 4 investment rounds in Social WiFi and an investment round in SEEDiA. Has worked with major companies from various sectors: retail, hospitality, FMCG, finance, media and telco.
He has participated in:
Plug and Play Accelerator in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley, USA (2014-15),
Greentown Labs Accelerator, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA (2019-20)
K-Startup Grand Challange, Pangyo-dong/Seoul, Korea (2020-21)
Author of the podcast “Impact The Future” – where he talks with innovators and experts changing the world for the better.
His long-term goal is to focus solely on socially engaged projects, improving the quality of life through innovation or dealing with the issues in the current world.
He spent over 6 years living abroad, visiting over 50 countries on 5 continents.
What do I do?
Outside of supporting socially engaged companies, I also lead a couple of businesses:
SEEDiA provides technologies that make cities smarter and safer.
Sea salt water desalination technology with an innovative method based on evaporation with the exclusive use of solar energy.
A mobile application that facilitates arranging sparring and football training sessions.
Impact the Future – a series of interviews with experts hosted by Artur Racicki. Its focus is to discuss the most pressing issues affecting the quality of life and innovation. If you are interested in learning what trends will influence events in 5/10/15+ years, you should find yourself enjoying the series.
ITF#9 - Kajakiem przez Ocean z Aleksandrem Dobą
ITF #8 - Innowacje w architekturze: Artur Racicki, Krzysztof Jachowicz
ITF #7 - Zrozumieć Afrykę: Artur Racicki, Marek Zmysłowki
Imagine The Future #6 - Jak sobie radzić ze SMOGIEM?
ZAPROSZENIE: Imagine The Future #6 - Jak sobie radzić ze SMOGIEM?
Imagine The Future #5 - Trendy na rynku nieruchomości. Część 2: Biurowce i technologie
Imagine The Future #5 - Trendy na rynku nieruchomości. Część 1: mieszkania i centra handlowe
Imagine The Future #4 - Innowacje w EY
Imagine The Future #3 - 10 zmian nawyków z Mariuszem Czerkawskim
Imagine The Future #2 - Jakość życia w Warszawie, Paul Webster
Imagine The Future #1 - Zmiany Klimatu
Artur Racicki - Imagine The Future
Artur and his guests talk about the environment, climate, pollution and food. The interviews also address the vital subjects of changes in the labour and property market, education and technology. Together, they discuss how the state of the world can be improved through shared innovation. Stay updated – subscribe!
Poradnik startupowca #1 - ILE WART JEST POMYSŁ NA BIZNES?
Poradnik Startupowca #2 PODRÓŻE
Poradnik Startupowca #3 Fuckup'y Startupie Social WiFi
Poradnik Startupowca #4 Utrata płynności finansowej
Poradnik Startupowca #5 - O priorytetach, efektywności, celach i wartościach
Poradnik Startupowca #6 Konferencje startupowe vs branżowe
Poradnik Startupowca #7 - Polskie Startupy, Raport 2017