Truesday – November 7, 2023

Venue: Klubovna 2. patro, Prague

We are delighted to share the highlights of our recent TRUESDAY event held on November 7, which brought together around 140 esteemed guests from Prague’s vibrant startup ecosystem. TRUESDAY continues to be the go-to destination for those in search of fresh ideas, networking opportunities, new coworkers and valuable insights.

Event Highlights:

1️⃣ PANEL DISCUSSION: Ethic in AI with Sara Polak, Gabriela Takacova & Marketa Jedlickova.

An insightful panel discussion explored the complex landscape of AI ethics and its far-reaching implications. We delved into the ethical considerations surrounding job displacement and economic impact as AI continued to transform industries. We discussed the ethical challenges in AI research and development, emphasizing the importance of adhering to ethical guidelines. Additionally, we explored the potential of interdisciplinary cooperation and the role of international collaborations in shaping AI ethics and governance. Our experts also addressed the critical issue of user consent and control in AI systems and tackled the emerging ethical challenges on the horizon. Moreover, we examined how public engagement and education could contribute to a more ethical AI landscape, fostering a broader understanding and awareness of the issues at hand. Don’t miss this opportunity to have engaged with experts and stakeholders on the future of AI ethics.


Tech Archaeologist | Founder at CCHAOS Research | Author of Memestory | Oxford University Researcher

Sara is an Oxford-educated archaeologist with an extensive career in the tech sector. With 7 years of experience working in startups in both London and LA, she returned home to the Czech Republic after nearly a decade abroad. Now, she leads a research group at FIT CTU, where her focus is on studying the principle of cloud civilizations and understanding the functioning of complex social systems. She strongly believes in the importance of free education for all, values multidisciplinarity, and has an abiding fascination with the historical influence of technologies on the structure of human society.


Recombee Co-founder and CBO | Forbes 30 Under 30

Gabriela is a specialist in personalizing the customer journey using advanced AI. With over 100+ machine learning algorithms, SHE offers state-of-the-art content recommendations and product suggestions for a top-tier personalized experience. SHE analyzes user behavior and catalog item attributes to provide real-time recommendations, including ‚Recommended for You‘ and ‚Similar Products,‘ while also respecting user data privacy.


TEDxPrague Licensee | Data Scientist | AI Engineer

Marketa is a data analyst and TEDxPrague Licensee and Board Member since March 2018, overseeing TEDx events in Prague and promoting the mission of sharing „ideas worth spreading.“ She also works as a Machine Learning Engineer, focusing on AI and Big Data projects in E-mobility. In previous roles, she excelled as a Development Engineer, Project Manager for Development and Research, Lecturer, and C# Developer, showcasing her dynamic and versatile professional background.


2️⃣ OPEN MIC: A Unique Opportunity for Early-Stage Startups:

The Open Mic session at the event proved to be a valuable platform for hiring opportunities or promoting yourself. Two enthusiastic guests stepped forward, taking the stage to pitch their job opportunities and describe the ideal candidates they were seeking.

This setting allowed for meaningful interactions between the founders and potential candidates who showed interest afterwards. 


3️⃣ SPEED-DATING: A Unique Opportunity for Early-Stage Startups:

We were privileged to partner with esteemed early-stage investors from the Czech VC scene, offering a distinctive chance for early-stage startups. Entrepreneurs had the opportunity to connect, engage in meaningful conversations, receive valuable feedback, and even secure potential investments for their ventures. Each investor generously provided four 10-minute slots for each startup, fostering a conducive environment for fruitful interactions. Participating investors included:

  • Jan Staněk from Purple Ventures
  • Jana Dusheke from Seed Starter České spořitelny
  • Jan Krahulik from Depo Ventures
  • Andrej Jančar from QQ
  • Pavel Petrek from Tilia
  • Radek Musil from SFG
  • Josef Bouchal from Havel & Partners


Build Your Campaign Like a PROsident👨‍💼

Participants had the opportunity to enhance their marketing skills and take their game to the next level during the recent Roundtable. The event provided an exclusive look behind the curtains of some of the most successful marketing campaigns. Attendees learned the art of crafting a president from the ground up, creating a vibrant community around their service or product, and organically establishing a super-strong brand in the market.

Martin Klčo is a marketing magician and the head of Petr Pavel’s digital campaign, ex-Leo Burnett lead, startup mentor and now head of marketing campaign for 2024 Ice Hockey Championship happening in Prague, Czech Republic.


Our event provided ample opportunities for guests to network, connect, and forge meaningful relationships with like-minded individuals in the startup community.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants, speakers, and partners who made TRUESDAY a resounding success. We look forward to welcoming you at our next event, where the spirit of innovation and collaboration will continue to thrive.

👉For future event updates, speed-dating opportunities, and roundtable discussions, be sure to register to next event and stay in the loop.👈





Klubovna 2. patro

Dlouhá 729/37, 110 00 Staré Město