### About Jakub
Jakub is an experienced software professional with over 16 years of industry experience. He has worked in various roles including developer, team leader, director, and product manager. Currently, Jakub is the CEO at Apiary, a company that helps organizations worldwide build elegant APIs and drive innovation in the software industry. In January 2017, Apiary was acquired by Oracle[^1^].
### About Ondrej
Ondrej is a successful entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the co-founder and manager of Credo Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm established in January 2009. Prior to this, Ondrej served as the Senior Investment Director of MCI Management S.A., overseeing investments in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and former Yugoslavia. Ondrej’s extensive experience and expertise make him a sought-after figure in the startup ecosystem[^2^].
In this inspiring and informative video, Jakub and Ondrej share valuable insights on startup success, failure, and achieving entrepreneurial greatness. From practical advice to personal experiences, this discussion covers topics such as how to start a business, how to be a successful entrepreneur, and the strategies needed to disrupt the market.
Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, this video provides valuable knowledge to guide your journey. Join Jakub, Ondrej, and other industry experts as they share their wisdom and help you navigate the intricacies of the startup world.
Key topics covered in this video include:
– Startup advice from industry veterans
– Success stories from European startups
– Entrepreneurial strategies for success
– Insights from the Silicon Valley ecosystem
– Building professional networks and connecting with angel investors and venture capitalists
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from two influential figures in the startup community. Watch the video now and start transforming your entrepreneurial dreams into reality.
[Timestamp 0:00 – 15:50] Introduction and backgrounds of Jakub and Ondrej
[Timestamp 15:51 – 31:20] Startup advice and strategies for success
[Timestamp 31:21 – 45:42] Insights from the Silicon Valley ecosystem
[Timestamp 45:43 – 52:30] Building professional networks and accessing funding opportunities
[^2^]: [Credo Ventures](https://credoventures.com/)
After working in software for 16 years as a developer, team leader, director and product manager, Jakub considers himself fortunate to lead a rock-star team on a path to world domination as a CEO at Apiary, helping companies around the world to build beautiful APIs (and change the software world along the way). In January 2017, Apiary has been acquired by Oracle.
An entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Ondrej currently manages Credo Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, which he co-founded in January 2009. Until December 2008 he served as the Senior Investment Director of MCI Management S.A., where he was responsible for managing investments in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and former Yugoslavia. Since 2009, he has starred in the investment TV show Den D on Czech TV.