Jaroslav has been working on the Central European startup scene as a venture capital investor for more than 10 years. During that time, he co-realized 30 startup investments for more than 500 million Czech crowns, including for example Daytrip, Snuggs, and Uget. It also has 7 investment exits, the most successful of which is Cognitive Security, which was bought by CISCO. Jaroslav was a founding employee in the venture capital company Credo Ventures. He recently launched a new VC fund, Nation 1, from which he invests in other promising startups. Among other things, he worked as a mentor in the startup accelerators Seedcamp, Wayra, and StartupYard. The investment focuses mainly on technology sectors. Jaroslav graduated from Liberty University in the United States and is a passionate athlete.