Tomas Zrubecky

The end of job dissatisfaction. DEPO Ventures invests in a startup that completely changes job searc

Most often people resign at work due to unsatisfactory corporate culture. However, companies often do not examine the match between the needs of employees and their direction during recruitment. Startup Supertalent wants to change that. It will help people looking for work to find the company that best suits them. The company has now received two and a half million Czech crowns from DEPO Ventures. The Central European startup accelerator StartupYard also invested in the startup. The current investment round is not closed yet, other investors from Europe and the USA are in play.

How to raise the chances of being accepted to Harvard? Mentoring platform Upgrade Academy has answer

How to raise the chances of being accepted to Harvard? Mentoring platform Upgrade Academy has answer

Quality education at some of the world's top universities is often a prerequisite for a successful career. And the Upgrade Academy is trying to make it easier for high school students to find their dream of learning. The startup runs an online mentoring platform where students receive professional application support, career guidance, and academic and extracurricular counseling.


Fintech attracts angel investors as well as traditional banks. Join us for an online event

Large banks can easily lose their drive. They have long since discovered that their development is not enough and started to look for innovations in the startup world. Fintech is one of the most popular areas where investors put their investments. According to the current DEPO Angels survey, 49 percent of angel investors prefer it. And it is for these reasons, the DEPO Ventures investment group is organizing an online event at which it will present carefully selected startups focused on financial technologies and decentralized finance.


Estonian startup DriveX helps to solve insurance claims and prevent fraud

Insurance is one of the most conservative fields and digitization in it has always been very slow due to regulation. However, this has started to change in recent years. The Estonian startup DriveX is developing a technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the verification of motor vehicles and can detect any damage. It simplifies and speeds up claims, helps prevent insurance fraud, and can save insurance companies billions. The company has now raised $ 1 million from thirty-seven angel investors from Estonia, Czech DEPO Ventures, Plug and Play Ventures from Silicon Valley, Startup Wise Guide, and Fund Fellow Founders.


Petr Šíma: It's time to start making huge investments in defense technology

It's been a few weeks since Russian military planes, tanks, armored vehicles, and cannons invaded Ukraine. And many people in Europe have their eyes opened. They began to help the Ukrainians, sending money to buy weapons and other military equipment. The war near us could also awaken venture capital investments in weapons or defense technologies. For example, investing in defense technology now makes more sense than buying other real estate.

Reverse Pitch

Investors will introduce themselves to startups.The Reverse Pitch helps founders choose the best one

Starting a business is always difficult. Without the right business contacts, it is almost impossible to break through. The international syndicate of angel investors DEPO Angels from the DEPO Ventures group will therefore organize a Reverse Pitch event at the end of March, which will help connect startups with investors. Start-up entrepreneurs will be able to expand their network of contacts. While startups will be introduced to dozens of angel investors from Central Europe and the Baltic countries, this works out for investors who will be able to find new investment opportunities.

Andre  Dravecky

Andre Dravecky and his startup RINGIL wants to digitize logistics

Despite the significantly growing volume of transported goods, logistics between small and medium-sized companies is outdated and inefficient. The Czech startup Ringil wants to change that. Its multifunctional platform digitizes operations in all parts of the transport process, facilitates control and automates communication. Startup is now receiving 11 million crowns from investors to launch a new era of digital logistics. The current investment round is still open, and it is possible to join it through the DEPO Angels syndicate.

The Best Startup Events Guide for 2022

The Best Startup Events Guide for 2022

Industry events or summits are a great opportunity to network and stay on top of new trends. During such events, you can meet the greatest innovators, investors looking for exceptional opportunities, and experienced professionals who just want to stay in the loop.


DEPO Ventures has supported an application that will improve the gaming experience, GitGut

The Czech startup GitGut wants to break through in computer games by developing a voice assistant who, with the help of artificial intelligence, teaches players and improves their gaming experience.

Blockmate founders

DEPO Ventures invests in Blockmate, startup focusing on high-quality fin. data from crypto accounts

Traditional financial institutions are already interested in cryptocurrencies and open banking. However, there is still no place where all available information from the crypto area meets. The Czech-Slovak startup wants to change this through access and analysis of data from crypto accounts.

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