Director of Startup & Innovative SME Division | CzechInvest

Meet Jakub

A graduate of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Politecnico di Torino in Italy. During his university studies he co-founded his first startup to help teachers with final certificate printouts. Well, he did not know the word startup at that time actually.

After his studies he worked abroad for ten years, namely in the UK, US, South Africa and Germany in the area of automotive industry. During those years he was part of the team for expansion and acquisition. In 2019, he became the sector manager for nanotechnology at CzechInvest and, a year later, head of the Innovation Department. Nowadays he is responsible for Startups and Innovative SMEs and one of his priorities is to reinforce the already solid environment for startup growth and international expansions as well as for technology transfer and academical / industrial corporations.