Multinational team of finance and investment management professionals
We are an Investment Advisor registered with the US SEC.
Our team includes professionals with a wealth of knowledge derived
from careers that have spanned more than twenty years. Our
experience comes from working at major international banks in
corporate finance, portfolio management and investment analysis, in
addition to advising and managing startup and early stage
We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd edition of E(x)plory
Congress, which will take place in Center of New Technologies in
Warsaw, on 2. December 2015. At the event you will meet young
innovators, start-ups and representatives of the science and
The main theme of the Congress focuses on the optimal conditions
for innovation development, necessary legislation changes and new
support instruments for innovators. One of the speakers is our
Partner Ewa Chronowska, who will take part in the discussion on the
idea: "Should I stay or should I go? Dilemmas of Polish
Participation in the Conference is free of charge. The detailed
programme of the event and the registration form is available at
Symfonie at the Cbonds Poland & CEE Bond Сonference
15 October 2015, Warsaw, Poland
Michael Soenenshine was a panelist at the CBonds conference in
Warsaw and spoke about the opportunities in Poland to invest in
Peer to Peer loans and how to get more liquidity into the Catalyst
Speaking on the topic of credit quality and credit analysis in
Poland, Mr. Sonenshine stressed the importance of looking past
balance sheets and income statments to instead focus on the
underlying fundamentals of the business and the quality of the
managers and owners. The balance sheet does not always reflect the
continuing energy of the business and the resources the owners have
to support the business.
Symfonie Capital at the Wolves Summit 2015
16 April 2015, Gdynia, Poland
Michael Sonenshine and Ewa Chronowska, Partners at Symfonie
Capital, took part in one of the biggest tech gatherings in Europe
dedicated to innovative entrepreneurs, startups and investors, the
Wolves Summit, held 14-16 April in Gdynia, Poland.
At the summit, Michael Sonenshine underlined the opportunities for
capital raisers and investors of debt-based crowdfunding while Ewa
Chronowska showed entrepreneurs how to get a business off the
ground without investors, boost its attractiveness for future
fundraising as well as how to raise funds during the early stages
Symfonie Capital presented at the Kongres Explory 2015
27 March 2015, Gdynia, Poland
Ewa Chronowska, Partner at Symfonie Capital joined a panel of
investment and science professionals from Poland, Czech Republic,
Slovakia and Israel at one of the key event of innovation in
Poland, Kongres Explory held 26-27 March in Gdynia, Poland.
Discussing innovations and venture capital market development in
V4 countries Ms. Chronowska underlined that although we’ve been
observing the significant development of VC European markets we
still bear with equity gap for early stages innovative project
between seed/start-up round of financing and the growth stages.
Ms. Chronowska stressed the need not only for boosting the
innovation growth but also for filling this gap by VC funds
alongside state funding.
We held the first international P2P conference in Prague.
15 February 2015, Prague
Symfonie Capital in co-operation with SymCredit, University of
Economics, Prague and EAPPL (European Association of Peer to Peer
lenders) held the inaugural European P2P conference that brought
together European P2P platforms, investors, borrowers and
representatives of regulators and government departments.
The event successfully engaged all participants in a meaningful
dialogue about the future and challenges the industry is facing and
the solutions that should be implemented to secure both investors
and borrowers interest and safety. For more information please
and download Conference Report.
Symfonie Capital holds the first international P2P conference in Prague
19 November 2014, Prague
Join us at the inaugural European conference “P2P lending - the New Frontier in Finance.” We bring together European P2P platforms, investors, borrowers and representatives of regulators and government departments. The event will be held 12. February 2015 in Prague.
Symfonie Capital is sponsoring this event in co-operation with University of Economics, Prague and EAPPL (European Association of Peer to Peer lenders). The conference provides an ideal setting in which to connect with the emerging European P2P lending community and learn about its opportunities.
Registration process begins December 15th
Symfonie Capital presented at the Cbonds Poland & CEE Bond Сonference 2014
20 October 2014, Warsaw
M. Sonenshine, the Principal and founding partner of Symfonie Capital, joined a panel of investment professionals from some of Poland’s leading credit investors Cbonds Poland & CEE Bond Сonference held recently in Warsaw.
Speaking about the future of Poland’s debt markets, Mr. Sonenshine discussed the critical need for more transparent financial report by issuers. Mr. Sonenshine also stressed the need for investors to develop their own credit scoring models and to support the development of truly independent, un-biased credit rating agencies. “A system in which issuers pay credit rating agencies to provide credit ratings is fundamentally flawed,” he said.
Investing in all investment products involves risks, including loss of
capital, illiquidity, lack of dividends and dilution, and it should be
done only as part of a diversified portfolio. The Investments presented
in this website are suitable only for investors who are sufficiently
sophisticated to understand these risks and make their own investment