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Top 13 Venture Capital Firms in Czechia in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
October 31, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Czechia in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Czechia.

13 Venture Capital Firms in Czechia

1) Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is a government organisation that provides investment support and opportunities for founders looking to build their businesses in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czechia, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Brazil, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
  • City: Dublin, Düsseldorf, Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Madrid, Prague, London, Brussels, Warsaw, São Paulo, Austin, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Mumbai, Seoul, Riyadh, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Shannon, København
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Maximum check size: €50,000
  • Number of investments: 686
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: €216,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Profitero, Immersive VR Education, Invinity Energy Systems PLC

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at equitydept@enterprise-ireland.com.

2) Credo Ventures

Credo Ventures

Credo Ventures is a Czech-based venture capital investing in Central European entrepreneurs building global companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Ondrej Bartos
  • Industries: Healthcare, Internet & Mobile, Enterprise, Developer Tools
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €50,000
  • Maximum check size: €10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 53
  • Number of exits: 11
  • Funds raised: €170,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Manta, Goodvision, Spaceflow

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@credoventures.com.

3) Kaya Ventures

Kaya Ventures

Kaya Ventures is a corporate venture fund for companies in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Madeline Darcy
  • Industries: E-Commerce, Consumer, Fintech, Future of Work, Healthcare, SaaS, Climate & Sustainability, Mobility, Agriculture
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 34
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: €500,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Woltair, Cardiomatics, Nuvoair

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@kaya.vc.

4) Lighthouse Ventures

Lighthouse Ventures

Lighthouse Ventures is an early-stage tech venture capital firm based in the Czech Republic.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Michal Zalesak
  • Industries: Fintech, AI & ML, E-Commerce, SaaS, Marketplace, InsurTech
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,300,000
  • Number of investments: 33
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: €24,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Persoo, Job Sider, GitGut

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@lhv.vc.

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5) Presto Ventures

Presto Ventures

Presto Venture provides pre-seed and seed funding to B2B tech founders in CEE regions.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Přemysl Rubeš
  • Industries: Media, Fintech, SaaS
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Maximum check size: €3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 24
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: €36,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Sharry, Yeldigo, Simpleway

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at meet@prestoventures.com.

6) InveN Capital

InveN Capital

Inven Capital is a Czech venture capital investing in startups in the cleantech and energy sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Petr Mikovec
  • Industries: Transportation, IoT, Climate & Sustainability, Energy
  • Stages: Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: €2,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €30,000,000
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: €50,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Woltair, Forto, Zolar

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@invencapital.cz.

7) J&T Ventures

J&T Ventures

J&T Ventures primarily invests in European companies, particularly in CEE, Nordics and Baltics.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Bob Tetiva
  • Industries: Fintech, Proptech & Real Estate, IoT, Industrial
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,500,000
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: €40,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Davinci Travel System, Neuron, Behavio

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@jtventures.cz.

8) Nation 1 VC

Nation 1 VC

Based in Prague, Nation 1 VC is an accelerator program, pre-seed and seed investor.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Marek Moravec, Martin Bodocky, Petra Koncelikova
  • Industries: Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, SaaS, Hardware, AR & VR, DTC, Enterprise, Supply Chain & Logistics, Cloud
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: €35,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Vrgineers, Daytrip, Mindpax,

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@nation1.vc.

9) ZAKA Ventures

ZAKA Ventures

Zaka is a pre-seed venture capital firm investing across Europe in areas of AI, analytics, B2B SaaS, gaming, consumer apps and crypto.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia, Serbia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Austria
  • City: Prague, Belgrade, Berlin, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Varna, Vienna
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Madis Alesmaa
  • Industries: Fintech
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Number of investments: 20
  • 3 remarkable investments: Readmio, GitGut, Storybox

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hey@zaka.vc.

10) Springtide Ventures

Springtide Ventures

With offices in Europe, the US and Isreal, Springtide Ventures is a multistage venture capital with a primary focus on SaaS companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia, Israel, USA
  • City: Prague, Boston, Tel Aviv-Yafo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: David Marek
  • Industries: Healthcare, Health & Wellness
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 19
  • Number of exits: 7
  • Funds raised: $36,700,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Source Defense, Shield-IoT, Plainid

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@springtide.cz.

11) Koopeo Ventures

Koopeo Ventures

KOOPEO Ventures primarily invest in internet and mobile application, cloud, e-commerce and affiliate marketing in the CEE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia, Slovakia
  • City: Prague, Brno, Bratislava
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Petr Špaček, Libor Daněk, Vladimír Šťastný
  • Industries: Fintech, E-Commerce, Internet & Mobile
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: $2,000
  • Maximum check size: $625,000
  • Number of investments: 14
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: $41,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Precismo, Tipli, Deafcom

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@koopeoventures.com.

12) Y Soft Ventures

Y Soft Ventures

Y Soft Ventures is a corporate venture capital financing enterprise hardware and software companies in CEE.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia, Hungary, United Kingdom, France, USA, Israel, United Arab Emirates, China, Japan, Singapore, Australia
  • City: Brno, Budapest, London, Paris, Grapevine, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Dubai, Shanghai, Kōbe, Singapore, Sydney
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Václav Muchna, Martin De Martini
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Cybersecurity, AR & VR, IoT, Big Data & Analytics
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $350,000
  • Maximum check size: $2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $4,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Dronetag, Nenovision, Sensoneo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@ysoft.com.

13) Impulse Ventures

Impulse Ventures

Impulse Ventures is a Czech VC firm providing initial seed and series A investments to startups located in the CE region.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Czechia
  • City: Prague
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Ondrej Tomek, Samuel Huba
  • Industries: E-Commerce, SaaS, Cybersecurity
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 8
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Funds raised: €650,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Kiwi.com, Audioteka, Shoptet

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at pitch@impulseventures.com.

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