7.3.2017 ŽOFÍN PALACE, PRAGUE

Startup world cup 2017

ALL-DAY EVENT THAT REALLY CONNECTS THE STARTUP SCENE

ENJOY a all-day event

Do you want to take in the inspirative atmospehere of this unique event? Let's meet in Žofín, we are on the same startup wave.

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Discussion tables

Inspiration

from the startup environment

Vladimir 518 concert

Nasty and EN.DRU

INTRODUCE YOUR PROJECT PERSONALLY

This event is for you.
Introduce yourself, your work and your project to the start-up community and to those who matter the most – the investors. There will be a presentation stand ready for you. Just get connected and show what you have to share.

I WANT A STAND

A FULLY EQUIPPED STAND RIGHT AT THE ŽOFÍN EVENT

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

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…

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.

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.

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.

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


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Petr Heyduk Opifer, Partner

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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COMING SOON

  1. 9:00 WARM-UP
  2. 2 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  3. NETWORKING, STARTUP STANDS, ENTERTAINMENT, DISCUSSION TABLES WITH MENTORS, LUNCH
  4. 2 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  5. NETWORKING, STARTUP STANDS, ENTERTAINMENT, DISCUSSION TABLES WITH MENTORS, DRINK
  6. 2 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  7. PRESENTATION OF Startup World Cup PRAGUE FINALISTS
  8. 19:30 ANNOUNCEMENT OF Startup World Cup WINNERS
  9. AFTERPARTY
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