PATH TO A GLOBAL SUCCESS: How to raise $33 million from top-tier US VCs

Ory Weihs, Co-Founder & Director of XLMedia and Matthijs Welle, Co-Founder and CEO at Mews will speak about the path each of them made from a small startup to a global player, worth upwards of 100mil US dollars. Matt will also speak about Mews path to become a startup unicorn and raise hundreds of millions CZK.

  1. XLMedia PLC, a bootstrapped business that was profitable from day-one and is listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2014
  2. Mews System  was taking the more traditional path with friends-and-family round, seed round, A-Round and B-round, and now is in a scale up mode. In August, Mews raised more than $33m for the expansion of the company’s operations in Prague and globally

The event is organized in cooperation with Lighthouse Ventures, a newly established venture capital fund with 23mil EUR for early stage investments and Bohemia Venture Capital. During the event we will also present the new Lighthouse Ventures Accelerator: Batch II accessible for idea-stage projects! 

When: November 14th, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: Prague Startup Market – Prague Market (Bubenské nábřeží 306/13 – Hall 24)

Registration is FREE,, so don’t hesitate and come! 👍
Event will be held in English language.