You are invited to a unique pitch night!
Learn from our VC professionals best practices on how to pitch your business, based on real-life experience.
When: April 25th, 2019, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Prague Startup Market – Prague Market ( Bubenské nábřeží 306/13 – Hall 24 )
6:00 – 6:30 – Networking and registration
6:30 – 7:00 – Introducing Lighthouse Ventures, a newly established early-stage investment fund, Prague Startup Centre and Bohemia Venture Capital
7:00 – 8:00 – How to pitch business ideas to investors – best practices and selected use cases from our VC professionals
8:00 – 9:00 – Networking
Be sure to arrive early to this FREE event to secure your place and register via Eventbrite!
Founder of Prague Startup Center and Managing Partner at Lighthouse Ventures
Michal Zálešák is an experienced startup investor and mentor with international investment experience in Silicon Valley, India and Czech Republic, and including exits to global players. Zálešák has established a Czech ICT Incubator at the Silicon Valley, bringing Czech startups to the Silicon Valley and global mentors to Prague. In 2005, Zalesak established the Czech ICT Alliance, working closely with Czech IT companies and organizing dozens of IT-focused trade missions globally to support expansion of Czech IT to international markets. In 2016, Zálešák established the Prague Startup Centre, operating two branches in Prague and having its own incubation program, targeting early stage startups. Zálešák is a Managing Partner in Lighthouse Ventures since its establishment in 2019.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Bohemia Venture Capital
Přemysl Rubeš is a former mathematician holding scientific and engineering degrees from FNSPE at CTU Prague and ENSTA ParisTech. He started his career in Paris as a revenue management analyst, programming BI applications for flight managers at Air France. Later, he co-founded and led the Czech branch of French corporation Altersis. After his exit in 2013 he joined the CEE investment company Rockaway to advise on several investment projects. In 2016 he partnered with Czech industrial tycoon Tomáš Krsek and co-founded Bohemia Venture Capital. BVC invests in pre-seed and seed stage tech startups, early stage VC funds, and startup incubators/accelerators. Besides the investments and start-up incubation Přemysl also focuses on the support of talented young people in various fields. He gives lectures at STEM universities, mentors startups in Europe and the United States, and helps young promising scientists and entrepreneurs to fulfil their potential. He plays the double-bass, table tennis, and loves cooking.
Partner at Lighthouse Ventures
Ravit Avidor has been active in Corporate M&A and Venture Capital since 2006. In her career Avidor has performed a broad range of acquisitions, from small acquisitions to over $600 million, with a wide geographical spread, including North and Latin America, Europe and Middle East. Avidor is a Partner in Lighthouse Ventures since its establishment in 2019. In her most recent M&A position she served as VP, Corporate Development at AVG (NYSE: AVG), the consumer and business security company.