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Vice President

Marcin Kowalik

General Partner
Balnord VC

Marcin Kowalik is a General Partner at Balnord VC, a high conviction first-check investor, investing in the most ambitious deep tech and data-driven software founders in Poland and the Baltics.

Balnord VC's investments focus on sectors like supply chain, fintech and cybersecurity, healthcare, and space tech with ESG or dual-use impact.

An entrepreneur and investor with over a decade of experience in tech, he is the founder of two companies and has had two exits—sold to a Norwegian strategic investor and a PE-backed MBO before moving to VC. Previously, he was a Solo General Partner at Black Pearls VC (dragon exit – 18.6x to a NASDAQ listed buyer).

Marcin serves on the board of the following #BlackPearlsVC portfolio companies: Autenti,, Tidaro, Insly, ENSO. He previously served on the boards of (exited to Etteplan - Finland) and Solwit (exited to Alten Group - France).

In 2023 he was a member of the PSIK Audit Commitee. Alumnus of Kauffman Fellows Class #22 (graduated in 2019), a Silicon Valley-based leadership development program for venture capitalists, spanning over 700 leading VCs worldwide.