Patrick Polak

Founder and Managing Partner


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Patrick co-founded Newion in 2000. Today he is jointly responsible for managing the company. His tasks include defining the firm’s overall investment strategy, fundraising and investor relations. Patrick is closely involved in Newion’s investments and is holding various board positions to help portfolio companies accelerate their growth.

Patrick previously co-founded and sold a software company before becoming a venture capital investor at NV NOM, investment and development agency for the Northern Netherlands.


Portfolio of Patrick Polak

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Collibra

Collibra is the market leader in enterprise data governance and catalogue software. Data governance is a set of processes which ensure that important data assets are formally managed throughout the enterprise. Collibra brings business and IT…

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iWelcome

iWelcome specializes in IDentity and access management as a Service (IDaaS). It is the leading European provider of SaaS consumer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions and also offers B2B and IoT solutions. Companies often…

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Oxynade

Oxynade offers a state-of-the-art online self-service ticketing platform: e-ticketing as a service (eTaaS). Many ticketing agencies and distributors are struggling with outdated platforms. Technology is not their core business and offers no competitive advantage. To…

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CustomerGauge

CustomerGauge is a Voice-of-the-Customer/Voice-of-the-Employee solution that uses Net Promoter Score methodology. On the customer side, it focuses on B2B customer experience and increasing retention. On the employee side, it provides engagement analytics and reduces attrition.…

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ValueBlue

ValueBlue is the company behind BlueDolphin, a SaaS collaboration platform that can be used to map an organization’s digital landscape and business processes. Companies can lose their grip on the complex IT landscapes created by…

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Roadmap

Roadmap is a fully customizable traveler-centric corporate travel SaaS platform.  A business trip can present all kinds of hassles and logistical challenges. Business travelers want to focus on their work, but all too often they…

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Servoy

Servoy offers a Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution for the development and deployment of cloud-based business applications anywhere, on any device. Enterprises are building more and more bespoke core applications that they see as…

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SwipeGuide

SwipeGuide offers a next-generation user guideline platform with an intuitive, drag-and-drop editor that can be used to create and publish instructions in minutes. The platform integrates with custom APIs to deliver standard operating procedures across…

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REXai

REXai offers an AI-as-a-Service (AiaaS) solutions platform that enables companies to provide hyper-personalized experiences for their customers. Unlike labor intensive rule-based tools that require commerce and marketing professionals to collect data and micromanage rules in…

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Playpass

PlayPass offers a plug-and-play infrastructure for access control and cashless payments at events. Large event businesses (such as open-air festivals and arenas) need technology to run their events. It’s the only way to manage processes…

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Q-go

Semantic search SaaS based on natural language processing technology.

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Mirror42

A cloud Business Intelligence company specializing in KPI and time-series analytics.

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