Prague #1


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Share your idea, build your team and get to work: life is short, so why wasting time? Give all you’ve got and create a new business from scratch in a weekend. In a unique atmosphere, people from various backgrounds come together and develop early business concepts.

Mentors with proven experience in start-ups will guide you with first-hand tips on how to make a successful business. By Sunday, you’ll have the foundations for a functional start-up: the projects developed during the weekend will be evaluated by a panel of judges.

You can either pitch your own business idea or help a presenter develop their idea. From business guy to programmer to designer – everyone is welcome!



16:00 - 17:00


17:00 - 17:15

Welcome & Introductions

17:15 - 18:00

Idea Pitches (90 seconds)

18:00 - 20:00

Team formation & Working Dinner

20:00 - 22:00

The Lean Canvas session by Lukas Fittl (Spark59)

22:00 - 23:59

Working time

09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

“From a Brno spin-off to a global player” by Vaclav Muchna (Y Soft)

11:00 - 12:30

Mentoring session

12:30 - 13:00

“Marketing on a Shoestring” by David Booth (ZeroTurnaround)

13:00 - 14:00

Working Lunch

14:00 - 16:00

Mentor Feedback Loop

16:00 - 18:00

Working time

18:00 - 20:00

Pitch Session by Can Ertugrul (payolution)

20:00 - 22:00

Pizza, Beer & Indie Game

22:00 - 23:59

Working time

09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

“Make it or Break it in Silicon Valley - Lessons from European startups” by Fadi Bishara (Blackbox Accelerator)

11:00 - 13:00

Mentoring Session

13:00 - 14:00

Working Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

“Secrets of Product Development” by Gabriel Yoran (Steganos)

14:30 - 17:00

Preparing for the final presentation

17:30 - 19:00

Final pitches

19:00 - 20:00

Award ceremony & closing

20:00 - 23:59

Networking & Party at (2. patro) with (Startupcamp)


Global Partners


City Partners

Gold Supporters


Andrej Kiska
Associate, Credo Ventures
Can Ertuğrul
Board Member, Austrian Startups Worked in 3 startups, 2 in FinTech, experienced public speaker, mentoring and pushing startups out of their comfort zone since 2010. #AllroundBiz #BizDev #Traction #Marketing #Strategy #Pitching #Planning #BizModel #Fundraising #Storytelling  
Cedric Maloux
Entrepreneur, Business Angel Advisor
Christoph Raethke
Founder, Berlin Startup Academy
Daniel Hoepfner
International Carrier Sales & BizDev Exec, PressMatrix
David Booth
Advisory Board Member, ZeroTurnaround
Emi Gal
CEO, Brainient
Fadi Bishara
Seed-Stage Venture Advisor/Investor, Blackbox Accelerator
Gabriel Kalapos
Gabriel Yoran
Managing Director, Steganos
Jakub Havrlant
CEO CZ & SK, Allegro Group
Jan Sedivy
eClub/Czech Technical University
Jaroslav Soucek
Distribution Manager,
Jaroslav Trojan
Associate, Credo Ventures
Lukas Fittl
Lean Practitioner & Entrepreneur, Spark59
Margareta Krizova
Senior Partner, CEAG
Martin Strnad
Attorney, Havel, Holasek & Partners
Michal Illich
Founder, wikidi
Pavel Dolezal
Co-Founder, OfertasResumidas
Petr Olmer
Chief Evangelist, GoodData
Philipp Hartmann
Founder & Managing Partner, Rheingau Founders GmbH
Roman Peskin
Co-Founder & CEO, Deal Angel
Vaclav Muchna
CEO, Y Soft
Eduard Mika
Member of Supervisory Board, Netretail Holding
Fadi Bishara
Seed-Stage Venture Advisor/Investor, Blackbox Accelerator
Ondrej Bartos
Partner, Credo Ventures
Richard Seewald
Partner, Alpha Associates
Silke Horakova
Executive Director, CVCA

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TechSquare is one of the leading business accelerators in Prague, Czech Republic. Their focus are internet, media, mobile and software companies.

Contact person

Petra Hubacova

Petra has been active in the startup scene since 2005, and she loves the energy and enthusiasm of entrepreneurs who want to change the world. In 2009 she finally went off to do her own startup: first, her first son Prokop, and a year later TechSquare, a startup space and accelerator in Prague. She has been involved in organizing First Tuesday, Open Coffee, TEDx Prague, Bootcamps for Entrepreneurs, Mini Seedcamp, Hackhaton, movie nights, parties – and now she’ll do the magic again with Startup Live Prague 🙂

Ondrej Bartos
Ondrej is a startup enthusiast who was an entrepreneur first, then a startup consultant, and in 2004 he changed sides and became an investor. Currently he runs an early stage VC firm Credo Ventures based in Prague. Passionate about entrepreneurs and their ambition to change the world. He created TUESDAY Business Network, BOOTCAMP for Entrepreneurs and went bankcrupt twice. He likes Friends, Jameson, Pizza.
Lenka Kucerova
Lenka got infected by the startup bug when she moved to Silicon Valley 3 years ago. She initiated government-sponsored start-up acceleration programme CzechAccelerator that serves as a launch pad to Silicon Valley for Czech companies and other entrepreneurial creatures who want to conquer the technological world (by peaceful and legitimate means naturally). She missed her family, friends & Czech beer and recently returned to the heart of Europe where she works as Childcare Officer at StartupYard and very happily passes the startup bug on to as many as possible.


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150 00 Praha 5, CZECH REPUBLIC