MD, Europe at Startup Grind. Marian is also Founding Partner at IPM Growth, a VC company investing in extremely ambitious technology scale-ups from the Central & Eastern Europe. He is an advisory board member at T-Mobile Czech Republic & Telekom Slovakia. Ex-Orange, ex-Reebok. Marian was featured in New Europe 100 (organised by Financial Times, Google, Respublica and Visegrad Fund), the list of outstanding challengers who are leading world class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.