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What are the biggest obstacles for entrepreneurs? What needs to be changed in Europe so it would be more entrepreneurial? I heard these questions many times during countless meetings of entrepreneurs and government officials. And recently, this topic was raised by 1000 startups. I feel that biggest problem is in lack of trust.
Every country nowadays has some business competition celebrating and popularizing entrepreneurship. Some are big, some are small. Some are aiming for professionalism, some doesn’t care and stay “punk”. From what I’ve seen in last few years, Podnikateľský nápad roka is by far the best stand-alone business competition in V4 countries. I will tell you...
As you know from my previous blog post, I took a new job – building whole new product for Phonexia. The first week started nice – meeting clever people, talking about the market and about the technology. But on Thursday… BIG company announced they will launch product that is very similar to ours. Ouch!...

A good speech should be like a woman’s SKIRT. Long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.

Winston Churchill

More than 5 years I’ve spent supporting new ventures to start and grow. It has been wonderful journey though world of startups on board with great people. 5 years of excitement, new opportunities, new people and personal growth. 5 years building strong startup community and work that has impact. Despite of that I decided...