Sportlito receives investment from Pale Fire Capital


Few sports fans nowadays are able to keep their attention on the match throughout its whole duration. Today, sports compete for their place with many other forms of easily accessible entertainment. Our attention is shrinking. Primarily, we want to have fun, we want to witness whatever is the most interesting. We are more and more likely to search for sports Read more

Pale Fire Capital and David Šiška establish a new seed fund and studio Purpose Ventures


Pale Fire Capital and David Šiška establish a new seed fund & studio Purpose Ventures, focused on ambitious technological startups that tackle the issues of sustainability, physical and mental health and strengthening the dignity of each individual. They have CZK 100 million of their own capital for the first investments, which they are ready to gradually increase. The fund is Read more

Czech startup Daytrip receives funding for further growth


Despite the pandemic, the travel startup Daytrip is gaining additional capital for its development. Prague-based Pale Fire Capital is joining the existing investors J&T Ventures and Nation1. The money will be used to further develop the product and to position the company for the new growth of the travel market.

“In 2020, we were able to manage cash flow and Read more

Pale Fire Capital gains 80% shareholding in Mobile Radio (Munipolis)


The largest tool for a complete communication between cities, municipalities and citizens, Munipolis, changes its ownership structure. Current leader of the project Ondrej Svrcek is selling majority of his ownership to an investment firm of Jan Barta, Dusan Senkypl and David Holy Pale Fire Capital. A transaction involving tens of millions CZK will enable Munipolis to finalise the last stages Read more

LitFin Capital receives another 5 million Euros, this time from an investment group Pale Fire Capital


LitFin Capital, a company that specializes in financing court cases and arbitrations, receives another 5 million Euros from an investment firm Pale Fire Capital. 

LitFin is a Central European pioneer in so-called litigation financing, meaning investing in court litigations. Since its inception in 2018, the company of the founder Maroš Kravec has invested in more than 14 domestic and foreign Read more

Pale Fire Capital establishes an agile supplier of IT specialists teamIT


Pale Fire Capital (PFC) together with a trio of experienced managers Jan Biras, Michal Tomek and Petr Kropáček are founding a project of agile outsourcing of ICT specialists teamIT. The cornerstone of the new project is the acquisition of the bodyshop division of YOUR SYSTEM, which in 2019 had a total of 140 ICT specialists supplied to its customers and Read more

Pale Fire Capital announces an acquisition of a monitoring service UptimeRobot


Furniture search engine, news and misinformation analysis, auction portal, sauna world and now also a website monitoring service. These are currently the five pillars on which the domestic investment group Pale Fire Capital, led by Jan Barta, Dušan Šenkypl and David Holý, is building. They established the last mentioned pillar thanks to the purchase of the service.

Jan Barta Read more

Pale Fire Capital invests in an operator of sauna worlds Saunia


Financial group Pale Fire Capital SE (“PFC”) invests a total of CZK 150 million in Saunia, s.r.o. (“Saunia”). In exchange for its investment, PFC will acquire a 20% stake, which values ​​the entire company at three quarters of a billion crowns.

Saunia currently operates seven sauna worlds throughout the Czech Republic and another seven are currently under construction. All branches Read more