**[FOUNDERS ON INOVO | Interview with Stefan Batory, Co-Founder and CEO of Booksy](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIDEO_ID)**
Are you curious about what it’s like to work with Inovo Venture Partners? In this episode of “Founders on Inovo,” Stefan Batory, the Co-Founder and CEO of Booksy, shares his firsthand experience with Inovo.
[![Founders on Inovo | Stefan Batory](thumbnail_image_link)](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIDEO_ID)
Boosky is a leading beauty and wellness appointment booking app, used by more than 13 million consumers across various countries. Since partnering with Inovo Venture Partners in 2015, Booksy has raised an impressive $119 million in venture capital funding and has merged with Versum, now employing a team of approximately 600 talented individuals. Their ambitious goal is to become the biggest company from Poland and strive towards becoming a unicorn in the near future.
In this engaging interview, Stefan talks about the invaluable support and constructive discussions he has had with the three partners at Inovo. He emphasizes how they are not only great sparring partners but also unwavering supporters who always have the founder’s back.
Inovo Venture Partners is a highly sought-after venture capital firm for ambitious founders in Poland and the CEE region. With a strong focus on early-stage startups, they provide up to €3 million in initial investment, helping these startups build global brands and contribute to the growth of the local startup ecosystem. Their portfolio includes successful companies like Booksy, Restaumatic, Sotrender, and many more.
If you’re interested in learning more about Inovo Venture Partners and their impressive portfolio, you can visit their [website](https://inovo.vc/) or connect with them on [LinkedIn](https://pl.linkedin.com/company/i18s). They also have a dedicated [Medium](https://medium.com/inside-inovo) page for more insights and a [newsletter](https://inovovc.substack.com/) to stay updated on the latest news and trends.
For those who prefer podcasts, Inovo’s podcasts are available on various platforms such as [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3Z37qvo07m5NyHnxjmUnmn), [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/pl/podcast/inovo-podcast/id1522527904), [Google Podcasts](https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvNDQyOTUzNS9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk), [Spreaker](https://www.spreaker.com/show/inovo-venture-partners), and of course, the interview is available right here on YouTube.
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FOUNDERS ON INOVO is a format, where startup founders share their opinions on working with Inovo Venture Partners ⬇️⬇️⬇️
The 3rd startup founder to talk about Inovo Venture Partners is Stefan Batory, the Co-Founder and CEO of Booksy.
BOOKSY is the leading beauty and wellness appointment booking app used by 13 million consumers in e.g. US, UK, Poland, Spain, Brazil, and South Africa. It was founded by two Polish serial entrepreneurs Stefan Batory (CEO) and Konrad Howard. They partnered with Inovo Venture Partners in 2015 and by 2021 they raised a total of $119 million in VC funding. After the merger with Versum, Booksy is now a team of approx. 600 fantastic people, who shoot for the moon. Their goal is to become a unicorn soon, then a decacorn and eventually the biggest company from Poland. You can find Booksy here: https://booksy.com/
► Stefan talks about how the three Partners at Inovo are supportive and helpful, yet are great sparring partners during discussions – ones that always have the founder’s back.
INOVO VENTURE PARTNERS is a first-choice VC for ambitious founders from Poland and the CEE region. We back early-stage, post-traction startups with up to €3M of initial investment, and help them build global brands, while driving growth of the local startup ecosystem. We take great pride in being close to top founders who think big. We’re investors in: Booksy, Restaumatic, Sotrender, Infermedica, Spacelift, Tidio, AI Clearing, Zowie, Jutro Medical, Intiaro, Packhelp, Preply, Eyerim, Allset, SunRoof and Archbee. Our recent fund Inovo II reached a total of €54M.
Find us on:
👉 Website: https://inovo.vc/
👉 LinkedIn: https://pl.linkedin.com/company/i18s
👉 Medium – Inside Inovo: https://medium.com/inside-inovo
👉 Newsletter: https://inovovc.substack.com/
Our podcasts are available here:
✅ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Z37qvo07m5NyHnxjmUnmn
✅ Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/pl/podcast/inovo-podcast/id1522527904
✅ Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvNDQyOTUzNS9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk
✅ Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/show/inovo-venture-partners
✅ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAuZjRhxxF8MdqqGEMSUg5Q
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