Before his engagement in venture capital Jan co-founded and operated several companies. In 2003 a software development company Acron Communications he started and managed was acquired by a strategic investor and Jan became fascinated by M&A transactions and private equity investments. Since then he completed several M&A projects as an advisor representing either the sellers as well as the acquirers. He also completed several venture capital investments working as an Investment Director of MCI Management. Jan graduated from the University of Economics in Prague where he specizalized in financial management, accounting and business combinations.