Warsaw, 18th July 2017 – Their Royal Highnesses met Poland’s rising tech scene at The Heart Warsaw, recently opened business hub with panoramic view of the capital. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took part in the inauguration of the ‘Warsaw–London Bridge’, an initiative aimed at strengthening mutual relations between the Polish and British entrepreneurs. Two Polish tech companies, Whisbear  and Migam, received special awards that will help them leverage London’s unique opportunities for scaling up to become global players.

“The Warsaw-London Bridge, organised jointly by The Heart and British Embassy, showcased the energy, creativity and future potential in UK-Polish business links. We were honoured to welcome as special guests, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who met the young entrepreneurs, start-ups and scientists with links to both countries”, said Jonathan Knott, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Poland.

The meeting took place at The Heart, an international tech hub co-created with over 40 leading corporations. The creation of the space, located on the 38th floor of Warsaw Spire, was inspired by London’s Level39. “It is an important day for The Heart and our startup ecosystem. Poland is getting known not only for our great programmers, but also ambitious tech entrepreneurs. We are very happy that we can support them by building bridges between Warsaw and Europe’s most important business centres”, said Tomasz Rudolf, CEO of The Heart.