Patrik is a Managing Director for Czech Republic at Startup Grind startup community, who is responsible for the operations of chapters in Prague and Brno. He is also an external consultant for global technology, e-commerce companies and a founding member of LXVI Ventures. Patrik started his career in telecommunication and management consulting as a consultant at KPMG. From that time he stepped in to a few technology startups where he was responsible for sales and project management. Finally he built his own business where he introduced new innovative US products to the Czech market (exit in 2015). In 2016 Patrik co-founded Startup Grind Prague, part of the largest community platform for entrepreneurs in the world and built community of 1800+ members in Prague. In November 2018 he also contributed to the establishment of the Startup Grind chapter for Brno and the Moravian region.