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Startup Mentors

Mentors will push you in the right direction and help you to grow your business. Don’t reinvent the wheel, ask your mentor! Get in touch with experts from all different industries to help you get the ball rolling.

Petr Mandík

Startup Expert

Founder of marketing agency and now mainly mentor in startup programs like ESA BIC, CzechStarter, Laboratory of Vodafone Foundation, VŠEM Accelerator and others. I have worked with dozens of startups in different phases (idea, building an MVP, preparing for market entry, preparing for investment).

I can help with moving your company forward, prioritising and going in the right direction. From creating a business plan, preparation for investment and investment, go-to market strategy to product launch. I can also give you great tips around your marketing strategy and its implementation.

I can help with:

Design thinking, Business Plan, Marketing, Go-to market strategy, Fundraising

Mentoring in:

Czech

Majo Moravčík

Product Designer

I feel blessed for the opportunities I had throughout my career ranging from freelance, to digital agency, large company and startups from silicon valley. I worked for companies like GoodData, HackerRank, Circle and helped build productboard from day one. I have been with productboard for 4,5 years and saw the huge growth and managed to help shape the organisation. Building the brand, creating a product people love and growing the team were just few of the responsibilities. I would like to give back to the community and I enjoy mentoring other designers and helping the teams achieve their dreams.

I can help you with feedback for your product, setting up the processes, design strategy, hiring, design team cooperation and coaching for the designers to help them get better in building your product and company.

I can help with:

Product, Design, Branding, Strategy

Mentoring in:

English, Slovak

Andrea Bohačíková

Social Entrepreneur & Community Maker

I'm CEO & Founder M.arter - educational and networking platform for women on parental leave. I also work as Business Manager ASB Contrast - commodity company - specialising in the agro-sector, where I am in charge of business development & business strategy together with the company's business portfolio.

I can help you look at your idea or startup through the eyes of your customers. Find the right unique value proposition and figure out how to best way to deliver it to your customers as well as being adequately paid for it. Together, we can also look at your company's strategy and leadership along with the way you pitch and sell yourself and your startup every day.

I can help with:

Sales, Strategy, Unique Value Proposition, Community

Mentoring in:

Czech

Pavel Bartoš

Startup Expert

Most of my experience comes from Czech and multinational marketing agencies, now I help startups. I'm a mentor in CzechStarter, ESA BIC, Founders Institute, DEX IC, Vodafone Foundation Laboratory, VŠEM and others. I collaborate with many startups on building their product, business plans, preparation for market entry, raising capital and marketing. I can help you turn your idea to profitable business.

I can help you create your business plan, go-to market or marketing strategy and implement it the best way possible.

I can help with:

Human Centered Design; Business plan; Pitching; Go-to market strategy; Marketing;

Mentoring in:

English, Czech

Martin Dobrý

Growth, Online Marketing, Web dev

I've worked with companies such as COO ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab, HoppyGo, eBay, Feedo, Wunderman.

I can help you test your value proposition (from PoC to MVP), tune your pitch, online marketing, web/app, UX, preparation for scaling, and prepare you for approaching corporate investors.

I can help with:

Online Marketing, Development, MVP, Scalling

Mentoring in:

Czech, English

Jan Kříž

Marketing set-upper

I've tried freelancing, small projects, a bank, gastro, agency, my own startup and startup of someone else. I've been working in marketing for the last 7 years. I was in charge of business development in digital agency and in recent years I have been CMO of UP21 incubator.Primarily, I will help you to set the company's marketing strategy.

I can help you break down your customers' business cycle and define conversion channels based on the results. I can give you also a feedback on the product / service as such and help define the value for each customer segment.

I can help with:

Marketing, Strategy, Business Development

Mentoring in:

Czech

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