Vit Horky


Vit Horky

Co-founder & General Partner

Vit Horky is a startup founder and investor. He is a Co-founder and General Partner at Czech Founders VC as well as a founder of Czech Founders, a non-profit helping to support the Czech startup ecosystem. In 2023, he was elected to become an Advisory Board Member at ESNA, a European Startup Nations Association.

In his previous role, he was a founder and CEO of Brand Embassy, a B2B technology startup. He led the company from inception to opening offices in San Francisco, London, Dubai and Boston, acquiring Fortune 500 customers in 30+ countries, hiring over 130 employees and raising $6M+ in venture capital. In 2019, Brand Embassy was acquired by NICE, a publicly traded technology company.

Prior, he was a founder and CEO of Inspiro, a digital advertising agency, acquired by Publicis Groupe, and Inspiro Creative, a software distributor (failed with style).

He is an occasional business angel investor and an external Investment Committee member of J&T Ventures, a Czech late-seed VC fund.

Vit holds a board positions in various non-profits focused on impact innovation (Moonshot Platform), equity & democracy (Open Society Foundation), youth entrepreneurship (Muzes Podnikat) and youth education (Dofe).

Vit has gained Bachelors degree at Teeside University, UK and has lived in London, UK and Southern California, USA before returning with his wife and three boys to Prague, Czech Republic where he resides.

Current investments include:

πŸ‘‰πŸ» Techloop (exit)

πŸ‘‰πŸ»Β Ahoy Connect (exit)

πŸ‘‰πŸ»Β CodeNow

πŸ‘‰πŸ»Β sCase

πŸ‘‰πŸ»Β Flow School

πŸ‘‰πŸ»Β Golf Geum

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