Every founder is super important to the health of an early stage startup, however over time as a company grows and/or changes it might be better for the founder to step aside and have other leaders take over.
* What are the challenges of leading or running a company when the founder has stepped aside?
* Should she/he be involved in other roles?
* How does the new leadership team start a new chapter while preserving the culture?
Speaker: Jan Cifra
Ján Cifra is the CEO of WebSupport.sk – the largest web hosting company in Slovakia. Ján has a broad background in startups (tech & business), working for almost 4yrs as Head of Business development for Piano.io and consulting for various startups. Prior to that he was director of Axasoft’s banking and software services and developer, project manager & app dev leader for Qimonda AG/Infineon AG.
Moderator: Marek Zamecnik
In 2014 Marek co-founded an accelerator RubixLab and 2yrs later, he co-founded 0100 Ventures – platform for developing European startup-ecosystem by running 2 coworking spaces, organizing VC conferences and various events. Currently he is CEO and founder of VESTBERRY – analytical software for private equity investors. Most recently, Marek topped the charts of Forbes Slovensko 30under30.
Join us for a 3-hour mixer complete with innovative environment, great company and some snacks.
We are looking forward to all of you to help us shape the local startup community!