Karol Król – cofounder of Collaborative Economy Center (cgs.org.pl/en), Vicepresident of Polish Crowdfunding Society and owner of AltFi Company (crowdfunding.pl). He is a frequent conference speaker, advisor on alternative finance and crowdsourcing and helps early stage companies raise funds.
He is an author of a book „Crowdfunding. From idea to business, with help from the crowd” and contributor to many publications, including „A framework for european crowdfunding” and „Moving Mainstream. The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report”. He also organises series of events called „Innovation in SMEs financing”. Recently ranked in Global Alternative Finance Powerlist as the onlu person from CEE.
He is a graduate from capital investments at Poznan University of Economics. In the past he was involved in ICT and e-commerce projects. He is a mentor to AIP Business Link and cooperates with several NGOs.