The project is co-financed by the Governments of the Czech Republic,
Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable
regional cooperation in Central Europe.

About the Project

The project focuses on creating cross-border platform to connect startups with investors and a tool-kit to help them launch markets in the other V4 countries. It is crucial to detect and support high potential start-ups throughout their journey to scaling up. As the long-term result of the project the strong Visegrad startup ecosystem shall appear on the radar of international high-tech investors.



Startup scouting

12 pre-seed or seed startups from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia will we selected for the program.

Bootcamps with VCs

Selected by local partners startups will enjoy online exercises. 1-to-1 and
1-to-all sessions, and meet-ups with pitches and VCs lectures. 

Webinars Library

The webinar library with 24 lectures and key-notes recorded during the meet-up as well as the exercises path will be created.


AI Startup Incubator is an organization that has been creating and maintaining a unique AI ecosystem in the Czech Republic. They work closely with AI startups by offering them Investment, Mentoring, AI technical expertise, Product & Business development, and Access to experts with international experience, project and financial management during tailored 12 months incubation program. The organization also cooperates with AI industry-relevant universities and collaborate with all companies and institutions sharing the same ideas they have – to empower entrepreneurs. They aim to establish cross-border and meaningful cooperation with the most diligent and legit players in the CEE startup ecosystem to help innovative entrepreneurs succeed

Central European University is an undergraduate- and graduate-level “crossroads” university where faculty and students from more than 100 countries come to engage in interdisciplinary education, pursue advanced scholarship, and address some of society’s most vexing problems. As our partner from Hungary, they will support the project on the fields such as  cultural and social diversity with a global perspective on good governance, sustainable development and social transformation.

CIVITTA  is the leading management consultancy across the Baltics and Eastern Europe. As a partner from Slovakia they will support us with the significant experience and background in research commercialization, start-up support and creative industries. CIVITTA Slovakia is also one of the Central European leaders in providing consulting services for research, development, technology transfer, and commercialization.

Project coordinator:

Paulina Brym-Ciuba
Startup Hub Poland