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THINK BIG. GO BEYOND BORDERS!
 
  • Why?
  • In UPC Biznes we understand that running a business is more than simple profits and losses estimation. Running a company means also facing your demons and crossing frontiers, not just the ones appearing on maps.
 
  • What?
  • Think Big is one of very few competitions in Poland addressed to companies which are already present on the market and have solid ideas for their development.
  • Think Big is a project addressed to all entrepreneurs who create their businesses using innovative technologies and solutions.
  • Show us that you want and can think "big" i.e. outside the box, globally and in an innovative way .
 
  • When?
  • Two editions of Think Big are behind us. Every entrepreneur who runs a small company and presents outside-the-box, groundbreaking, innovative idea to develop their business could win the competition.
  • This year's competition has similar rules! On the recruitment day of THINK BIG 2016, i.e. in September this year - you will receive access to an application form. Become a follower - be updated with us through the fanpage of UPC Biznes. Think Big
 
  • How?
  • We encourage you to compete for new opportunities to develop and for the support of your business in terms of finance and knowledge.
  • It's enough to send us entry application consisting of, inter alia, short description of business operations so far together with the specific idea for the development of your business, with the argumentation why it is precisely your company that we should award. This can be achieved with the online application form
  • The competition starts on 16 September.
  • You have time to fill in the form till 30 November.[i]
 

Competition Terms and Conditions

 

[i] Detailed competition regulations, including the principles of selecting candidates for individual stages are available at thinkbig2015.upc.pl


JURY

  • Piotra Chęciński

    Journalist, author of tv programs, producent

  • Bartłomiej Gola

    Chairman Speed-up venture capital group, an Entrepreneur and Innovator

  • Nino Dżikija

    Editor-in chief of InnPoland

  • Beata Lubos

    Head of Innovation Policy Division in Innovation and Industry Department at Ministry of Economy

  • Roman Młodkowski

    Independent Consultant, Manager, Economic Journalist

  • Michał Olszewski

    Vice President of Warsaw

  • Rafał Brzoska

    Founder and Co-Owner of InPost Sp. z o.o.

  • Łukasz Wejchert

    Founder of Dirlango company

  • Agnieszka Zawistowska

    Director UPC Business

  • Andrzej Pągowski

    Icon of the Polish poster art, creator of the artistic concept of the II edition of the Think Big competition.

  • Christopher B. Coles

    Managing Director for Business Markets at Liberty Global

  • Monika Nowak- Toporowicz

    Director of Technology

  • Patrycja Gołos

    Policy and Corporate Affairs Director at UPC Polska

  • Olga Kozierowska

    Initiator of the women's entrepreneurship promotion in Poland, creator of Success Written by Lipstick

  • Artur Kurasiński

    Bloger, Entrepreneur, Founder& President of GetFokus.com

  • Sander Vonk

    Director of Liberty Global Ventures

  • Dariusz Żuk

    The CEO and co-creator of the AIP group

  • Paweł Zielewski

    Editor and writer in the Polish edition of Forbes and "First Million"


PRIZES
3 edition of Think Big have the opportunity to win:




financial awards which amount to the total of
PLN 80 000



Foreign
monitoring
program



Access to the services of
UPC Biznes,
including the super-fast internet connection of 300 mb/s, and many more.



Show us your best qualities and we will invite you to
cooperate
with us after the finale!


  Besides the financial award and the opportunity to develop your business together with UPC Biznes, you will gain access to mentoring sessions one on one with UPC Biznes experts and entrepreneurs, who will provide a course for your actions and inspire you to grow globally.

NEWS
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  • UPC Biznes promotes modern entrepreneurship and starts the third edition of THINK BIG program - Go beyond borders!



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  • THINK BIG Academy on Warsaw Innovation Days
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    2015-06-19 12:13:58
    UPC Biznes, the organizer of the competition for small companies with global ambitions - THINK BIG,  invites entrepreneurs to participate in the open-session lectures and mentoring seminars: the Think Big Academy. The event, held under Warsaw Innovation Days, will take place on 17 June from 10.00 to 15.00 in the Main Building of Warsaw University of Technology. Representatives of many cre
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  • Luna EMG wins 2nd edition of THINK BIG entrepreneurship program
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    2015-02-12 11:46:48
    Luna EMG has won the first award in the THINK BIG contest for small businesses with global ambitions, organized by UPC Biznes During the finals of the 2nd edition of the THINK BIG contest – “2015 THINK BIG Final & Inspiration Day by UPC Biznes” – the program’s jury, having examined a set of most innovative projects created by Polish businesses, selected ten finali
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  • The program for innovative entrepreneurs by UPC Biznes entering the final straight
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    2015-01-15 14:28:24
    We already know the finalists of the II edition of the competition for small companies with global ambitions - THINK BIG We already know the final ten entrepreneurs looking to win the main trophy of the THINK BIG UPC Biznes program. In the competition, according with the principal idea of the program: "We share your passion for business", the participants are entreprene
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  • Half Finalists of II edition of the Think Big program selected
  • Half Finalists of II edition of the Think Big program selected



    2014-11-27 11:38:00
    The program for small companies with global ambitions – THINK BIG, launched in September this year entered a subsequent stage. Today 30 half finalists were selected. We are pleased to inform that the following Projects were selected to the half finals of the THINK BIG competition:   BikeMic Biotrem Europe – projekt wejścia naczyń i opakowań z otrąb
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  • Design for success for Polish entrepreneurs according to THINK BIG UPC Business
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    2014-11-07 15:01:47
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  • Artist as a businessman, i.e., Pągowski in the new screening of the UPC Business THINK BIG film campaign
  • Artist as a businessman, i.e., Pągowski in the new screening of the UPC Business THINK BIG film campaign



    2014-10-20 13:45:22
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  • UPC Business meeting with modern entrepreneurs, i.e., campaign ‘We share your passion for business’
  • UPC Business meeting with modern entrepreneurs, i.e., campaign ‘We share your passion for business’



    2014-09-25 13:39:17
    In the new THINK BIG program campaign, UPC Business is promoting authors of one of the most recognizable young Polish companies in the world. Today UPC Business is launching a campaign promoting the second edition of the program for entrepreneurs THINK BIG. Its main message will be illustrated by a series of films starring entrepreneurs exceeding common formats and able
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  • Pągowski’s creation for UPC’ Business program - THINK BIG
  • Pągowski’s creation for UPC’ Business program - THINK BIG



    2014-09-18 11:55:33
    The competition organized for small companies by UPC Business – THINK BIG, has become an inspiration for the Polish graphic artist – Andrzej Pagowski. The creation prepared by him is an artistic expression of the idea of the program and will be used in its subsequent openings. The second edition of THINK BIG was launched a week ago and its finals are planned for January 2015.
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  • THINK BIG, i.e. support from UPC Business offered to modern entrepreneurship



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    2014-04-03 13:28:12
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PARTNERS OD THINK BIG
 
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MEDIA PATRONAGE
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CONTACT
Ewa Sadowska ewa.sadowska(at)upc.pl
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