While many companies are still grappling with the fallout from the COVID crisis, we already see the signs of another one approaching. How can you prepare for such a crisis? What are the business practices that shall help you go through? What can you do to optimize your budget? What about fundraising?

To answer such questions and others, Prague Startup Market in cooperation with Lighthouse Ventures would like to invite you to a fireside chat with Matthijs Welle, CEO of Mews and Lukas Uhl, ex-CEO of Zoot, both have led their companies to a safe shore through rough waters. The discussion will touch on different approaches and real-life examples that could help your business go through these challenging times. 

Matthijs Welle, CEO of Mews, a hotel management startup, which during COVID faced the toughest times the tourism industry suffered in decades.

Lukáš Uhl, Former CEO of Zoot, an experienced crisis manager, who led ZOOT out of a crisis, back to a successful course of business.

The event will be moderated by Ravit Avidor, Founding Partner at Lighthouse Ventures, with the participation of Michal Zálešák, Managing Partner at Lighthouse Ventures, who will share their experience from an investor perspective.

WHEN: 28.6, 6pm – 7:30pm

WHERE: Prague Startup Market, Bubenské nábřeží 306/13 (hall 24), Prague 7


Registration via Eventbrite IS REQUIRED as the capacity of the venue is limited(registered participants will receive invitations and information about the access to the event).

The event will be held in ENGLISH.


  • 06:00 pm – 06:15 pm – Networking
  • 06:15 pm – 07:30 pm – Fireside chat
  • 07:30 pm – Networking

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