In Love, With Business: Lessons From Co-Founder Couples
April 1, 2022
For Vlada and Michal Bortnik, founders of Palo Alto, California-based Marco Polo, a video messaging company, the constant presence of work in their lives undergirds their success. The Bortniks met in Seattle when both worked for Microsoft and both played soccer on the fields at the software giant’s campus. Inc.
How Fleeing Ukraine in 1990 Shaped This Entrepreneur Into the Leader She Is Today
March 3, 2022
Marco Polo co-founder and CEO Vlada Bortnik watches her home country under siege, both filled with fear and inspired by the strength of her people. Inc.
Marco Polo was Certified as a Great Place to Work
November 1, 2021
Marco Polo was certified as a Great Place to Work! 95% of employees at Marco Polo say it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. GBTW
Inc.’s Female Founders 100: The Most Inspiring Women of the Year
September 28, 2021
Meet Inc.’s Female Founders 100 — the leaders, the fighters, and the trail blazers you should be watching now. Congratulations to founders Vlada Bortnik (Marco Polo), Jaclyn Fu (Pepper), Lia Winograd (Pepper), Shadiah Sigala (Kinside), Alexandra Fennell (Attn: Grace), and Zuleyka Strasner (Zero Grocery). Inc.
Marco Polo Team Wins Webby Award – Apps And Software, Best Practices
June 18, 2021
Watch the acceptance speech from Marco Polo after winning a Webby Award! Webby Awards
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