Business Development Agency CzechInvest is an organization of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, which strengthens the competitiveness of the Czech economy by supporting small and medium-sized enterprises, business infrastructure, innovation and gaining foreign investments in the manufacturing, strategic services and technology centres. CzechInvest is dedicated to supporting innovative start-up companies abroad under the project CzechAccelerator. In addition to support Czech companies abroad CzechInvest also focuses on supporting companies to start a home start-up scene. CzechInvest is also a partner of the CzechStartups.org, an official online hub for start-ups in Czech Republic.
Delta Capital Group is an investor in private equity and its activities lead to the fulfillment of the aspirations of firms with high business potential. With its more than 10 year in-depth knowledge of the industry, the company has extensive experience in economic consulting and crisis management. Delta Capital has overseen the purchase and sale of companies in amounts of hundreds of millions Czech Crowns.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Rpeublic (MIT) is, among others, responsible for the implementation of EU structural funds in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, energy and the digital economy. We are preparing a National Innovation Fund (NIF), an investment platform for venture capital. The aim of the NIF is to support start-up ecosystem in the Czech Republic and access to risk finance of start-up business projects. The result of the support should be on one side greater motivation for starting a business in sophisticated and innovative fields resulting in better deal flow, and on the other hand, mobilization of private investors and a greater supply of venture capital. NIF will build on the experience of the European Investment Fund, the German High-Tech Gründerfonds and Israeli Yozma program. Besides investment platform NIF, MIT is for example also active in cooperation with the Visegrad4 countries, in preparation is also support of a new project for startups to be implemented by the agency CzechInvest.
Czech ICT Alliance was established in September 2005, under the supervision of the Czech govermental agency CzechTrade, for the promotion of trade. Czech ICT Alliance has since realized a number of key international activities in support of Czech ICT exports.
The ICT environment in the Czech Republic is strong, competitive and economically viable. It is important to raise the profile of Czech ICT companies abroad.
JIC supports innovative businesses in South Moravia through services for aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs. The JIC offers programmes for people with good ideas, start-up companies and technology firms with global ambitions. Its activities create skilled jobs within the region and increase the region’s competitiveness. The JIC is focused primarily on technology entrepreneurship and supporting companies in creating innovative processes, establishing cooperation with researchers and gaining access to modern technology. The JIC is a holder of the prestigious BIC accreditation, which is granted by the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN) under license from the European Commission. The JIC was founded in 2003 within the framework of the Regional Innovation Strategy of the South Moravian Region (RIS). The goal of the RIS is to build a stable and prosperous South Moravian Region. The JIC fulfils selected RIS targets and is, at the same time, responsible for coordination of the RIS.
Vodafone Idea of the Year is a business plan competition, which helps people to start-up their business and connects them to investors. It strives to help those who have an interesting entrepreneurial idea (whether it is still on paper or in its kick-off phase) with launching it on the market or helping with its subsequent development. Each finalist obtains individual feedback from experienced entrepreneurs and investors. During eight years, 1 070 projects were submitted.
START IT UP! NADACNI FOND
START IT UP! Endowment Fund cooperates with research institutions, incubators and innovators assisting them to look for the utilization of their ideas and creating innovations from promising ideas, to succeed in the market. The Fund has a professional management team having experience in the application of research results in practice, we are experienced in project management, in establishing and managing start-ups, small and large companies. The Fund has a network of contacts with investors and industry managers not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. START IT UP! will provide a comprehensive service for innovative ideas to be applied in the market, from an idea to the company’s expansion abroad, all in one place.
TARPAN Partners is an independent international investment and consulting group, whose main objective is to implement and manage appealing investment opportunities, mainly in Central and Eastern Europe. The group was established in 2009 with the idea of uniting professionals from various fields and countries who would contribute to the implementation and management of their own projects and offer consulting services to selected clients.
A publicly beneficial company founded by the Statutary City of Hradec Králové. We assist both novice and experienced entrepreneurs. Our services promote and develop innovation activities of our clients. We offer a rental of offices, premises for light production including the basic equipment and services to the companies with an innovative potential. We provide consultations on starting new companies, creation of business plans, development plans and solution to industrial-legal protection issues. We help with the implementation of research and development results into practice. We follow the company expansion and its market penetration.