On the evening of April 25th, 2023, another event organized by the Klub investorů took place, entitled “Where are we?”. Jan Barta from Pale Fire Capital evaluated the risks and opportunities in current markets and also presented a few investment ideas. He shared his insights and experiences with the audience, providing a clear vision and practical tips, and outlined how … Read more
Jiří Ponrt has been appointed the new CFO of the American giant Groupon. Starting today, he will fully replace Damien Schmitz in the company’s top management. Ponrt joins Groupon from Pale Fire Capital (PFC) on the recommendation of the current Groupon CEO and one of PFC’s partners, Dušan Šenkypl. For this job, Jiří Ponrt plans to relocate from … Read more
The American Groupon has a new CEO. One of the partners of Pale Fire Capital, Dušan Šenkypl, will fully dedicate himself to managing the company’s transformation.
The board of directors of the American company Groupon has appointed Dušan Šenkypl as interim CEO. In this executive role, Šenkypl will actively lead the transformation of Groupon and oversee the daily operations … Read more
Prague, January 9, 2023 – The largest Czech auction portal Aukro.cz will be headed by Peter Topor from January 1, 2023. The current CEO Jan Sadílek will continue his work at Aukro and will now be in charge of the Collectors’ and Antiques area and will become Marketing Director.
ScanmarQED has its own portfolio of marketing analytics products. Roivenue will help with sales to its own clients as well as expansions into Western European and North American markets where it has built … Read more
Following the announcement of PFC’s first investment in Groupon in January this year, and the addition of partners Dušan Šenkypl and Jan Barta to Groupon’s Board of Directors, PFC is collaborating closely with the Groupon leadership team to help build a strong technology team to transform the company’s overall strategy.
In September, Jan Balatka, who has many years of experience in semantic analytics and machine learning in global business from Deloitte Czech Republic, took over as managing director of Semantic Visions in September. He is accompanied by our partner Petr Krajíček.
We have decided to make a major investment in one of the largest Czech heat pump manufacturers, Acond, to accelerate the transition from gas heating and to support the energy security of the Czech Republic and Europe.
With a nearly one-quarter stake (24.3%), we will accelerate the construction of a new production plant, significantly multiplying our production capacity and our … Read more
From September, we are expanding the partnership structure with Jiří Ponrt, who becomes the fifth member. In ten months with us, Jirka has built our finance and analytics teams almost from scratch and has demonstrated his ability to build a strong finance group with us in a style that has proven successful. Both teams under his leadership are critical … Read more