7.3.2017 ŽOFÍN PALACE, PRAGUE

Startup world cup 2017

ALL-DAY EVENT THAT REALLY CONNECTS THE STARTUP SCENE

This day is definitely worth remembering. We have prepared for you all materials from Startup World Cup! You can find them at gallery.

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This event is for you. There are speakers, discussion tables, drinks with investors, startup presentation stands, networking, food and drinks for a whole day and lot of fun ready for you with in the ticket price!

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Discussion tables

Inspiration

from the startup environment

DRINKS WITH INVESTORS

MAKE INVESTMENTS USING YOUR BRAINS AND HEART

As an investor, you can access projects analyzed and shortlisted by experts. The start-uppers will be present at the event and you will have numerous opportunities to talk to them. Make the most of it.

I WANT TO INVEST

BRINGING INVESTORS

AND START-UPPERS TOGETHER

CURRENTLY 50+ INVESTORS

210 projects have expressed their interest to compete with 25% of them from abroad.

We chose TOP10, that will battle it out for nomination to move into the world finale in Silicon Valley and an investment of $1.000.000. We also chose the NEXT21, that will be preseanting in front of prospective investors

SHOW STARTUPS

Regional finale of the competition

for a trip to Silicon Valley and an investment of

$1.000.000

SPEAKERS, INVESTORS, FRIENDS…

Martin Pejša Founder a CEO, Creative Docks

Martin founded and leads Creative Dock. His last stint in corporate was as a business director of Vodafone CZ, where he was in charge of more than 1000 people in stores and call centres.

Iva Baranová Associate Manager, KPMG Legal

Iva is a lawyer, which for years has been advising investors and investment funds.

Jan C. Küster Leading the FoundersFight.Club & the Best of X

Co-founded several startups, manages the Best of X event series and builds the FoundersFight.Club, a community focused on fostering and exchanging best practice startup advice.

We are holding places for those who have something to say and want to get involved.


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Pavel Bouška managing director at VAFO

He build a world-class brand - pet food Brit is being exported into almost 60 countries. Today, Pavel is one of the most respected entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic.

Michael Broda CEO, Delta Capital a.s.

A leading person for investments within the Investment Company, has experience in managing a large organization and a group of companies, works 4 individual start-ups.

Ken Singer A director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at UC Berkeley

Advisor to numerous startups and serial entrepreneur. He founded e.g. successful startup AppCentral.

Jana Ecksteinová Project watchkeeper, HITHIT

Jana is running a crowdfunding portal hithit.com, which has helped more than 1400 projects to see the light of day.

Daniela Lišková Audience Evangelism Lead, Microsoft CEE

Daniela works in Microsoft, where she takes care of startup activities in 33 countries of the Central and East Europe.

Jan Kranát CEO in M.C. Consulting

Jan is a forceful leader with 19+ years of experience in Volkswagen. For the past 3 years specialized in business consulting and successfully run the business in Russia.

Philip Staehelin Managing Partner, Roland Berger

He's the Managing Partner of Roland Berger, Prague, a StartupYard co-owner, an investor/Board member in Gjirafa, and an angel investor/advisor in ClaimAir and Educasoft.

Laida García Maya Financial Controller & Portfolio Manager, Wayra Deutschland

Laida works as a portfolio manager in Wayra Deutschland and her primary focus is relations with VC & business Angels.

Roman Maco Director of Marketing and Communications at KPMG

Roman is the head of Marketing and Communication in KPMG. Before that he worked in Socialbakers, run Marketing Communications team in Česká spořitelna and GE Money bank.

Karel Janeček A social reformer, entrepreneur, mathematician and czech anti-corruption activist

Founder of an investment firm RSJ. He currently promotes accountable government through citizen action and electoral reform called Democracy 2.1.

Adam Kočík Managing Director and Member of the Investment Committee of venture capital fund J&T Ventures

He has more then 13 years of professional experience in the investment industry (PPF, Morgan Stanley, Brookdale Group) and more then 8 years of investment experience is startup investments.

Alfredo Coppola Co-CEO US MAC: Principal contact for Australia, Baltic Region, Belgium, Ireland, Korea and Japan

Alfredo is the Co-CEO of the US Market Access Center, the longest-standing high-tech business incubator in Silicon Valley for foreign companies seeking to successfully enter the US Markets.

Johanna Braun Vice-Director and Head of Acceleration, Wayra Deutschland

joined Wayra Deutschland in 2015. She has evaluated a myriad of startup applications for Wayra and accelerated 10 startups to date. She built Think Big, Telefonica’s entrepreneur program.

Filip Major Founder and partner, Busyman.cz

Filip is a founder of online investment platform for private investors with a focus on startups, Busyman.cz. He is a key person caring for the club of over 500 investors.

Chris Burry Co-CEO US MAC: Principal contact for Central-Eastern Europe

A member of US MAC’s management team. Prior to that he was a founding member of Avanade. This company has grown to 9,500 global employees and annual revenues of over $850 million.

Petr Lemoch CEO of Keiretsu Forum Prague CEE

Petr helped to kick-start the Keiretsu Forum Prague CEE. Besides that, he is the co-author of Angel Academy, an interactive learning platform for beginner and advanced investors.

René Kubů Ředitel pro obchodní strategii, Microsoft

René's position is one of a business strategy director. He came to Microsoft from the company Avery Dennison, where was a business director for Russia and east Europe since 2010.

Chris Abshire Executive Director of Startup World Cup

Chris Abshire is on the investment team at Fenox Venture Capital. He also is the Executive Director of Startup World Cup.

Petr Heyduk Opifer, Partner

Petr is a Partner in venture capital company OPIFER, which actively invests and develops innovative startups with global potential.

Martin Joakim Hauge Partner & Co-Founder at 0100 Ventures

Martin is a Co-Founder of 0100 Ventures. Before that, he co-founded RubixLab, an international incubator based in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Margareta Křížová Head of Business Advisory at CEAG, Partner

She's responsible for strategy, business development, identifying of potential investment opportunities for investors, and services for SMEs and startups. She's a business mentor.

Jan Sekerka Partner Business Evangelism Lead, Microsoft

Jan resides in the position of Partner Business Evangelism Lead at the Microsoft. There he takes care of supporting startups and key partners that deal with software development.

Vít Šubert UP21, Partner

Vítek has mainly worked in positions related to sales, marketing and products in international technological companies. He also has experience with a role in top management.

Ondřej Krátký LIFTAGO CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF OF GROWTH

Ondřej co-founded a now popular Czech startup Liftago which has recently become the best rated ride-hailing service on Google Play in Europe.

Václav Pavlečka Founder and CEO of Air Ventures

Václav is the founder of startup fund and accelerator Air Ventures, which develops projects with a Czech and global reach, in particular the adtech and smart cities sectors.

Ondřej Bartoš Partner & Chairman of the Board Credo Ventures

He has 20 years of business experience and over a decade of history in venture capital and investments in technology startups with global ambitions.

Lubo Smid Co-founder & COO at STRV. Forbes #30under30!

Lubo is a startup-minded entrepreneur with a deep technical background in software development and a huge interest in cutting-edge technology, especially mobile.

Dita Přikrylová founder of Czechitas

She founded and leads the organization Czechitas, educating women and children in IT in Czech Republic and Europe, Forbes 30 under 30 2016, EU Citizen 2016 Prize.

Filip Dřímalka CEO EF1, Partner at Digital Ventures, lector

He is a business expert with focus on innovation, technology and business development. He invests in startups in B2B segment and provides mentoring for startup accelerators.

Petr Šíma Partner, NSG MORISON

Petr is a founding partner of a consulting company NSG Morison and a platform called DEPO Ventures, that aims to connect the world (not only) of startups and investors.

Bill Reichert Entrepreneur, popular Silicon Valley mentor, venture capitalist

Together with Guy Kawasaki, he founded Garage Technology Ventures to change the way venture capital works.

Roman Knap General Manager of SAP Czech Republic

Roman is the General Manager of SAP Czech Republic. He has been interested in the startup environment and its connections with the corporate world.

Božena Řežábová Co-founder and CEO, Gamee

She's the co-founder of a Gamee, the creator of a world-class gaming app. She entered the spotlight this year, when she placed among the Top czech women of 2016.

Martin Peška Venture Investment Manager, WOOD & Co

Martin oversees the current venture investment portfolio and assesses and executes new venture investments within WOOD & Co group.

Tomáš Studeník consultant, entrepreneur and organizator of FuckUp Nights

Tomas consults companies in the CEE region, has founded several startups, organizes FuckUp Nights and runs an international hackhaton series CEE Hacks.

Stanislav Gálik Entrepreneur, inovator and lector

Standa made his dream come true and from a mere investment of 20,000 CZK managed to create a company that he sold for several millions after only two years to the financial group DRFG.

Petra Michalská Segment Manager, Česká spořitelna

Petra has been in the banking game for over 15 years. She has been devoted to product development and segment management.

Věra Šidlíková Distribution network manager MSE, Česká spořitelna

Věra has many years of experience in the banking sector. Because of her focus, she has an overviews of the services and solutions, that are appropriate mainly for business.

Lloyd Waldo Partner at StartupYard

The self-proclaimed “3rd most-famous American in Prague", a frequent speaker at startup events, a mentor at GjirafaLab and Numa and a member of the Advisory Board in Gjirafa.

Viktor Fischer Venture Capital Investor, Entrepreneur

He's in charge of helping the companies in Rockaway break into global markets, an investor in several startups, co-founded Innovatrics and figured as a mentor in accelerators.

Karel Tušek CTO, Springtide Ventures

Karel has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of IT, team leadership and technological startups. He is focusing on portfolio management and seeking opportunities in the Springtide Ventures.

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COMING SOON

  1. 9:00 - Warm-up
  2. 10:00 - Commencement
  3. 10:10 - Speakers Karel Janeček and Ken Singer
  4. 11:15 - Networking, startup stands, discussion tables, pitch NEXT21
  5. 12:45 - Announcement of NEXT21 by Česká spořitelna
  6. 13:00 - Speakers Chris Burry and Pavel Bouška
  7. 14:00 - Networking, startup stands, discussion tables
  8. 15:00 - Speakers Božena Řežábová and Bill Reichert
  9. 16:00 - Drink with investors, discussion tables, startup stands
  10. 16:50 - Commencement speach, Chris Abshire
  11. 17:00 - SWC Finals
  12. 19:00 - Judges convene and Vladimir 518 concert
  13. 19:30 - Winner Announcement
  14. 20:00 - Afterparty
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