Welcome to the first Czech startup community created by entrepreneurs for startup enthusiasts.

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All the fun things we do


We humans need to connect offline once in a while right? We organise amazing events where you can meet upcoming entrepreneurs sharing their stories.



We are teaming up with leading startups in the Czech Republic to offer great job opportunities and a chance to start your career to anyone who wants to build their own company one day.


Need advise on strategic decisions? In our community of mentors you can share and ask anything you might be wondering in the startup world!


About Us & Our Mission

There are many things you have to do to become the shinning star in the startup world. Before You Shine is a community of ambitious people looking to connect with the startup world. Join us and meet inspiring people with amazing stories and lessons to share.

We organise epic events, share weekly interviews with entrepreneurs, podcast and content inspirations, connect our community with great mentors and career opportunities.

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Our Team


One of Klára’s main responsibilities are helping young talent to start their career in the startup sphere. In her role of the founder of Before You Shine, she shapes the mission of our community.


Domi is the heart and soul of our events. She’s been working in startups communities and events for a while now, you may have heard about one of her projects - Startup World Cup & Summit.


After spending some time in the Silicon Valley, Bára came back to Prague to be a part of our startup scene. With her great experience, Bára brings the best stories to our blog and all our communications.

Our Stories

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5 Minutes with VC investor: Petra Koncelikova, Nation 1 VC

Meet Petra, Partner & MD of Acceleration at Nation 1 VC. Petra has been in business for nearly 20 years and has gained experience in many roles. She has established several companies both in the Czech Republic and abroad.


From Silicon Valley: Mario Herger

We talked to one of Silicon Valley's great mentors who's been close to the the startup scene for over 10 years. Find our more about Mario's story and his advice to Czech entrepreneurs.


Our Speakers

Perta Končelíková
Nation 1 VC
Jiří Třečák
Lukáš Ždárský
Dudes & Barbies
Ondřej Krátký
Linda Šejdová
Alex Ilyash
DaVinci TS
Daniel Vach

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