Who we are
Since its foundation in 2001, Funktor – Consultoria, Lda’s mission is to identify and support new business and investment opportunities in the Polish market by Portuguese entrepreneurs, supporting the resolution of economic, commercial and legal issues in the process of their internationalization.
The object of the activity is to provide consulting services in business management. Our vocation is to stimulate business promoting commercial, technological and investment contacts, as well as to support mutual and fruitful economic relations between Portuguese and Polish companies.
Our offer is directed to companies, institutions and entrepreneurs that develop an economic activity, or are interested in starting it on the Polish market.
The services provided are coordinated by Danuta Kondek – economist, consultant, trainer and author of several publications in economic and commercial field.
Our customers are mainly small and medium-sized companies that need information about potential partners for its business, as well as economic information. In recent years we have also developed a consultancy activity in the commercial sphere, investment monitoring, human resources management, commercial representations, and linguistic support.
Master’s Degree in Economics and Foreign Trade Organization, obtained at the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland.
Former coordinator of the Professional Training Center of the Portuguese-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Porto and later, at the same entity, was responsible for promoting Portuguese companies in the German market and other business projects.
Is the CEO of “Funktor – Consultoria para os Negócios e Gestão, Lda.” and partner at “Sigma Team Consulting, SA”.
Consultant in business management, marketing and internationalization for several Business Associations and companies.
Certified trainer and consultant with intervention in the last 30 years in the organization, coordination and execution of multiple professional training actions and development of several projects of internationalization, promoted by various entities and business associations.
Guest University Professor at Coimbra Business School.
Speaker at several conferences and seminars.
Translator of economic, legal, and other documents. Collaborator of several institutions (Poland Embassy, Courts and Public Ministry of Portugal, Business Associations, Institutes, private companies, etc.).
Co-author of the books:
“Manual de Importação” (Manual of Import), edition of the Portuguese Association of Professionals in Foreign Trade and Commerce of Porto,
“Guia de Negócios na Polónia” (Business Guide in Poland) edited by Vida Económica,
– “Destino Polónia” (Destination Poland) edited by the Polish Embassy in Portugal,
– “Marketing Highlights – The Present and the Future” – edited by Editora Chiado.
Author of several articles in specialized portugueses magazines (Comércio do Porto, APAT, Transportes & Negócios, AIMMAP).
Foreign adviser to the Polish Minister of Economy in the period 2009-2012.
Advisor to the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Porto.
Regional representative in Porto of the Poland-Portugal Chamber of Commerce. Awarded in 2009 with the first prize of the Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski Foundation, given by the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and the Minister of Economy, for the contributions made in the scope of economic collaboration between Poland and abroad.
Funktor – Consultoria, Lda., is a consulting services company in the field of international trade and marketing.
Our vocation and objective are to support, with a high level of effectiveness, the economic relations between Portuguese and Polish companies, by supporting commercial activity and establishing partnerships, technological support, and monitoring project’s investments.
The services provided cover the following areas:
>Information on the Polish and Portuguese markets and market studies
>Consulting for business development
>Detection and dissemination of business opportunities, search for potential partners, and commercial mediation
>Preparation and monitoring investment projects in the Polish market
>Development and organization of business programs to companies, associations and other entities, taking into account the objectives defined by customers
>Customer follow-up on scheduled visits, participation in fairs, business meetings, negotiations, etc.
>Legal support for incorporation of companies/subsidiaries and consultancy
>Consecutive and simultaneous written translations and retroversions from Polish and Portuguese
>Professional training in international business management
Try our services, as our customers did:
ALCINO Silversmith, SA
Alexander Mill Services, SA
Amorim Imobiliária, SA
Aromas do Valado, Lda
Balanças Marquês, Lda
BROCHADO COELHO e ASSOCIADOS Sociedade de Advogados, RL
CÂM. MUNICIP. CRACÓVIA
CÂM. MUNICIP. LODZ
Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Luso-Alemã
Carnes Campicarn, SA
Cortadoria Nacional de Pêlo, SA
Dune Bleue, Lda
EcoFluido, Lda e Ecoworld, Lda
Egen Polska, Sp.z O.O.
Embaixada da República da Polónia
Forum Aktywnosci Lokalnej
Fundação da Juventude
Fundacja António de Almeida
G. Hofle, SA
GRUPO DEBORLA, SA
Henryk Neumann, Sp. z O.O.
IFGE – Instituto de Formação e Gestão Empresarial, Lda
ISCAC – Coimbra Business School
JMS Empreiteiros, SA
Karakter Joias, Lda
Marbet, Sp. z O.O.
Mariana Sousa Moreira e Associados
Miguel Muns Py, SA
Ministério da Justiça
Moura, Silva e Filhos, SA
Oficina da Inovação – Empreendedorismo e Inovação Empresarial, SA
Pol-Glass Sp. z O.O., Sp.K.
Polska Izba Kolejowa
Portugalia Shoes sp. z O.O.
Propostas e Negócios, Consultoria Financeira, SA
R&L Antunes, Lda
Rafael e Filhos, Lda
Real Companhia Velha, SA
Rosários 4, Lda
SGE Energias, Lda
Stesar Sp. z O.O., Sp.K.
Vida Económica, SA
WHS – Wind Hidro Sun Energy Services, Lda
Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego „PZL–ŚWIDNIK” SA
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Regional representative in Porto of the Poland-Portugal Chamber of Commerce
Advisor to the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Porto