Hang out with beer and friends and join us join us for the 18th Startup Grind Bratislava with Juraj Vaculik, who has over twenty years’ experience of working as a leader and who acts as an angel investor in numerous projects in Europe and the US.
Juraj Vaculik is a co-founder and CEO of AeroMobil, an advanced engineering company that is commercializing a sophisticated flying car, combining a luxury sports car and a light aircraft in a single vehicle.
In 2010, Juraj co-founded AeroMobil and manages the company as its CEO. In 2013, together with the inventor and co-founder Stefan Klein, he unveiled the pre-prototype of AeroMobil 2.5 at the SAE Conference in Montreal. A year later, an experimental prototype of AeroMobil 3.0 was developed under his lead with the team of 12 people and presented at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna. Popular Science magazine presented AeroMobil with Invention of the Year 2015 award and UK edition od Wired magazine ranked the project among the top 10 rule breakers last year.
Juraj has over twenty years’ experience of working as a leader with very broad experiences from political revolution to international media and advertising industry. During Velvet Revolution in 1989 which ends a communist era in former Czechoslovakia, he was one of the key persons in Student Movement who have started the process of democratization and established the new post-revolution government in Slovakia.
In 1992, he started his career as a creative director for major global advertising agencies which started their operations in Czech and Slovak republics. In 1996 he founded MADE BY VACULIK - one of the leading independent advertising agencies in the CEE region, extending its reach to over 30 countries.
Juraj acts as an angel investor in numerous projects in Europe and the US.