Category Archives: Czech-Startups

JIC STARCUBE opens registrations for this year’s accelerator program – apply now! (Sponsored)

JIC STARCUBE, the longest running Czech accelerator, has started registrations for this year’s program. 2016 is the eighth edition of the renowned accelerator program. The focus is on augmented and virtual reality, big data analytics, sensors and cybersecurity. Teams from … Continue reading

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Czech fintech startup BudgetBakers raises €290K and welcomes new CEO

BudgetBakers, a Czech fintech startup developing a next-generation personal finance platform, today announced that it raised €290K in seed funding from startup investor Petr Zamecnik and former CEO of HomeCredit and GE Money, Ivan Svitek. Along with the funding round, … Continue reading

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European angel & P2P summit in Prague showed trends in alternative funding

The 2nd annual European Angel & P2P Summit was hosted last week by the European Association of Peer to Peer Lenders and Symfonie Capital. The event was held in Prague and brought together the European Peer to Peer Lending and … Continue reading

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5 Czech startups to look out for in 2016

The Czech Republic is known for a solid infrastructure, a highly educated and skilled workforce, and relatively low wage costs. No wonder that many interesting companies were born here – GoodData, AVG, Avast, Apiary to name a few. In the … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in November

Here is a list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in November. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in October

Here is a list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in October. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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WordPress meets Git solution: VersionPress secures $400K seed funding

VersionPress recently secured $400,000 in funding through a seed round with five investors led by the Czech VC firm Credo Ventures. VersionPress is a Prague-based startup that offers version control for WordPress. The company essentially wants to create an “undo” button for … Continue reading

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 IT for Girls, Girls for IT: Interview with CzechITas co-founder Monika Malátková

I met CzechITas (Czech Girls Talk IT!) at a small workshop with a CzechITas instructor participating, in an auditorium of about 95% men, a year ago. We could hear a lot of giggling when the CzechITas instructor spoke about mobile … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in August

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in August. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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Central European Startup Awards – nomination & application process ends soon!

Nominations for the Central European Startup Awards end soon! If you want to apply or recommend someone for the biggest no-pitch, no-conference startup festival in the Central-Eastern European region, then the time to do it is now! The Central European … Continue reading

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