Vaclav Pavlecka

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Vaclav Pavlecka

Co-founder & General Partner

Václav Pavlecka is a co-founder and General Partner at the Czech Founders VC, where he works closely both with ambitious startup founders and with over 40 Limited Partners of the fund.

For over 15 years, Vaclav has been bridging the gap between the worlds of marketing & innovation. In 10 years of his marketing career, he has consulted businesses across the globe – tech companies in the US, and China but also corporate clients in Europe. In 2013 Vaclav hs brought Leo Burnett’s Chicago innovational hub Farmhouse to Prague to foster the innovation within ad business. Before that Vaclav co-founded a brand-tech consultancy Kliché Killers in NYC.

In 2016 he finally decided to devote his time completely to bold entrepreneurs, so he co-founded the Air Ventures fund with Michal Nydrle, a well-known admen in CEE. Vaclav is also a partner and creative head of the biggest startup clash in Europe, Disraptors (previously Startup World Cup & Summit).

He is a graduate of Tomas Bata University in Zlin, he has studied System Ergonomics and New Media in Portugal and also International Management in Austria. Dog person. Runner. Father. Former DJ.

“The only person who can make your entrepreneurial voyage a ride to the stars is not a mentor. It’s a customer. So NEVER stop talking to him.”