October 24 – 25, 2023

Kaiserstejn Palace, Prague


An exclusive two-day event featuring an investor conference and a startup fair
where you can showcase your startups to business angels and VCs from the region.

Welcome to Engaged Investments Conference

The premier conference that brings together investors from the CEE venture capital ecosystem.

At Engaged Investment, we believe that cooperation is key to success. That’s why we’re committed to connecting business angels, LPs and VCs from across the region to gain knowledge, network, and make deals.

By working together, we can create a more vibrant investment ecosystem that drives innovation and growth.
Join us for this exciting event and become part of the dynamic community of investors who are shaping the future of Central and Eastern Europe.



Discover the pioneers of cross-border investing from the entire CEE region and Baltics, all in one place at last year’s event

Přemysl Rubeš
Managing Partner
Presto Ventures

Marvin Liao
Diaspora Ventures


Mary McKenna
Angel Investor

Adam Kočík
Managing Partner
J&T Ventures

Petr Šíma
Managing Partner
DEPO Ventures

Jonathan Hollis - Michal Ciffra - speaker at Engaged Investments
Jonathan Hollis
Managing Partner
Mountside Ventures

Marcin Hejka
General Partner
OTB Ventures

Karolína Mrozková
Credo Ventures

Linda Voeras
Karma Ventures

Raviv Sapir
Investment Proffesional
Blue Future Partners


Keith Grose
Angel Investor

Fintech Executive

Damir Spojlarič
Angel Investor

Davis Siknans
Angel Investor

Preliminary Agenda

1st DAY | ENGAGED Startup Fair | Agenda

Engaged Startup Fair
Tuesday, 24th
13:00 – 19:00

On the first day, attendees can explore numerous early-stage (pre-seed, seed, series A) during their pitch sessions. Connect directly with their current backers and potential investors. The intimate investor-startup expo promises networking opportunities, complimented by the Brella app’s 1-to-1 meetings feature.

Engaged Conference
Wednesday, 25th
10:00 – 22:00

The second day invites participants to immerse themselves in captivating panel discussions, insightful keynotes, and thought-provoking fireside chats. However, there’s more to discover and dive deeper into specific topics through engaging workshops and roundtables. The reverse pitch session will not be missed for those interested in learning more about fellow investors. The conference will conclude with an exclusive investor’s dinner in the evening.

During this week, investors can attend some of the side events organized by our partners. For example, the J&T Dinner, Presto afterparty, Fintech brunch by VSharp, Women with Wings brunch from Baltic Sandbox, or the brunch of the CEEVC community of analysts.

Open Space Main stage Room Right Room Left
12:30 – 13:00 Opening 13:00 – 15:00 Startup Pitch sessions 13:00 – 17:00 Startup Pitch sessions
13:00 – 18:00 Investors/Founders Expo
13:00 – 19:00 Networking and 1to1 meetings 15:00 – 17:00 Powerhub Startup Showcase
14:00-15:00 Refreshment
17:00 – 18:00 Refreshment 17:00 – 19:00
19:00 End

2nd DAY | ENGAGED Conference | Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday WORKSHOP Right WORKSHOP Left room
8:30 -10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome speech and intro
10:15 – 10:30 Fireside chat 10:00 – 11:00 Workshop 1 10:00 – 11:00 Roundtable 1
10:30 – 11:30 Panel discussion
11:30 – 11:45 Key note 11:00 – 12:00 Workshop 2 11:00 – 12:00 Roundtable 2
11:45 – 12:00 Fireside chat
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Panel discussion 13:30 – 14:00 Workshop 3 13:00 – 15:00 Reverse pitch
14:00 – 14:15 Fireside chat
14:15 – 15:00 Panel discussion 14:00 – 15:00 Workshop 4
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 15:45 Key note 15:30 – 16:30 Workshop 5 16:00 – 17:00 Speed dating
15:45 – 17:00 Panel discussion
17:00 – 17:15 Fireside chat 16:30 – 17:30
17:15 – 17:30 Farewell speech
17:30 – 22:00 Networking dinner
Join Expert Panels, Hands-On Workshops, and More
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Engage with diverse perspectives and ideas on current topics in the VC world

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Participate in practical and educational workshops led by experienced European investors.

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Discover new investment opportunities and meet founders from other investors, or showcase your own portfolio startup.

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Expand your professional network, meet new co-investors, partners, and friends 

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Pitch yourself, your network or fund, or portfolio startups to find co-investors

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Connect and explore with other investors through moderate networking activity.


Get a Taste of Engaged Investment
Watch the short video showcasing highlights from previous years’ conferences

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We aim to ensure that the conference is attended by only those investors and startups who are truly pertinent. Kindly seek your invitation at this time using the button below, and we will provide you with the link for purchasing a ticket.
*Prices are without VAT



380 EUR

  • 1 ticket for investor
  • Engaged Conference (Oct. 24 – 25)
  • Disraptors (Oct. 26)

Investor & Founder


640 EUR

  • 1 ticket for investor
  • 1 ticket for the founder from their portfolio
  • Engaged Conference (Oct. 24 – 25)
  • Disraptors (Oct. 26)

Portfolio Showcase


1 500 EUR

  • 1 ticket for investor
  • Up to 5 tickets for the founders from their portfolio
  • Engaged Conference (Oct. 24 – 25)
  • Disraptors (Oct. 26)


“We really enjoyed the conference as we were able to attend panel discussions, round tables, workshops, reverse pitches, speed dating, networking dinner, and lots of experienced and inspiring people.”

Danube Angels

“We thank everyone, especially the organizers for an enjoyable evening with inspiring people and we look forward to seeing you again.“

Sebastian Mach

Angel investor

It’s not about how many participants are there, it’s about professionality and power, and here DEPO Ventures is an excellent choice for the conference “ENGAGED INVESTMENTS” organization in Prague.

Thanks to everyone for their perfect work management, speaker choice, and the results from networking. We are happy to be together with people with the same vibe. “

Lemon Boost

This year´s Engaged Investments Conference was all dedicated to both the current state and the future of investments, together with discussions about the need for cooperation between VCs and angel investors, as well as the potential prospects of cross-border investments 🤝.

The whole day of interesting presentations and networking left us very inspired and excited to take action. 

Thank you, DEPO Ventures for the organization and for the opportunity to participate!”

Treshold Capital

Join partner event DISRAPTORS

The conference is in collaboration with the DISRAPTORS Summit will take place the next day (October 26)
The engaged conference will host the V4 rRegion Finale, where the startup winner will strive for a $ 500,000 investment prize and a ticket to Silicon Valley.

If you participate in the Engaged Conference, you will also get access to Disraptors.

Meet Our Partners
Engaged Investment Partnerships are key to building a stronger investment ecosystem


Media Partners

Our Innovative Media Partners Help Drive the Engaged Investment Mission Forward


Main organizer

This conference is organized by DEPO Ventures – founders first investor powered by business angels.


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