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Venture Capital and Startup Ecosystems in Central & Eastern Europe

January 22, 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:50pm
Hewlett 201 Auditorium (Hewlett Teaching Center, Engineering Campus)

Open to the Public at no charge. Stanford Alumni and Silicon Valley professionals welcome. No Pre-Registration required.

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European Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ Stanford Engineering (ME421)

In Session Two we shift our focus to Central & Eastern Europe, and specifically to the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Headquartered in Prague, our speaker Andrej Kiska represents one of the leading venture capital firms in the region, with broad investment experience across CEE. The discussion will detail current deal flow and exit trends in CEE, recent portfolio investments at Credo, and a look at the state of the startup ecosystem across the Visegrad countries, including Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, and the Balkans.

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  • Andrej Kiska - Partner, Credo Ventures (Czech Republic)


* Speaker Videos – 'Stanford Europreneurs' YouTube Channel 

* 'European Entrepreneurship' LinkedIn Group (19K+ members) 

Mondays 4:30pm - 5:50pm. Stanford Engineering's 'European Entrepreneurship and Innovation' is a weekly speaker series that presents founders, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and other leaders from Europe's hitech startup, venture finance, corporate and university communities. 

Sponsored by the Center for Design Research, Dept of Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering - Design, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation @ Stanford Engineering
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