Blog on business, strategy and digital transformation

About me

Karol Zielinski

Somewhere around 6 in the morning an alarm clock on my phone wakes me up. At this early hour, I start my day. At this hour, I read, write or work. Sometimes I also exercise or meditate. At this hour, I have my peace and quiet, so I can focus on what is important to me in this moment.

What is this blog about?

I write about what most interests me. About business, about online business. About startups, content marketing and building companies. About recruitment, team management and job creation. Good jobs. Good for all of us.

A lot on other topics as well. Such as: business strategy, change management, digital transformation, leadership and strategic leadership.

Who am I?

My name is Karol Zielinski. In business for over a dozen years. I am an entrepreneur, manager. An enthusiast of new technologies. A founder or co-founder of several companies and creator of numerous business projects. On a daily basis, I build and invest in businesses myself, I manage PayLane and Deor.

Other projects in which I am involved in some way?

There is a lot of it. For example:

Would you like to know something more? Contact me.

A business card (intro) that I often use

Briefly about me

Karol Zielinski – entrepreneur, manager. Business specialist. CEO at PayLane. Founder and CEO at Deor.

A bit more – more officially

Associated with PayLane Sp. z o.o. since 2010. President of the management board continuously since 2012. Previously, at PayLane, a project manager and, from 2011, a managing director. In 2018, led to the acquisition of a strategic investor for the company and the sale of 100% of shares to CRE Polskie ePłatności SA. In 2020, participated in the largest M&A transaction in the history of the payment market in Poland – the sale of the Polskie ePłatności capital group to the Danish Nets Group.

Founder and CEO at Deor. Also participates in the development of other business projects and supports entrepreneurs on their way to the top.
In the meantime, founder and president of the Ene Due foundation and the originator of the #dladzieciakow campaign.

Before that, had run his own business twice. Also assisted VC funds in developing startups from their investment portfolios.

Started his professional career as a programmer, cooperating with several large companies from the IT sector.

A graduate of computer science at the Gdańsk University of Technology and postgraduate studies at the Higher School of Administration and Business E. Kwiatkowski in Gdynia. In 2021, will complete the International Executive MBA studies organized by the Gdańsk Manager Development Foundation in cooperation with the University of Gdańsk and the Rotterdam School of Management.

Expert and speaker at Polish and international conferences on doing business on the Internet. Mentor in startup accelerators, supports Polish VC funds in building their investment portfolios. Sat on the jury of various competitions for startup founders.

A little more – less official

Karol Zielinski – entrepreneur and manager. CEO at PayLane, founder at Deor. Educates about business at KarolZielinski.com. Fascinated by new media, fan of content marketing. Internet business specialist. You can also find him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

And even more – less officially

Karol Zielinski – entrepreneur and manager. CEO at PayLane, founder at Deor. Educates about business at KarolZielinski.com. Fascinated by new media, fan of content marketing. Internet business specialist. A graduate of computer science at the Gdańsk University of Technology. Collaborated and collaborates with people who run small businesses and large corporations. Actively advises startups. Mentors in startup competitions. Cooperates with Polish VC funds in terms of their investment portfolios. You can also find him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Alternate version

Experienced manager and entrepreneur. A man of action, doer, people-oriented, with technical experience. CEO at PayLane, founder at Deor.

A leader with a clear strategic vision, focused primarily on solving problems, building rapidly growing services and companies, business transformations and change management.

Active in the startup / technology / VC environment in various parts of Poland.

A big fan of transparency and diversity in business. As well as any innovation and new technology.

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