Time to venture out !

About us

We are here to help foster businesses from their earliest stages to their expansion. Be it just an early-stage venture with a few months of operations or innovative advanced business, we want to support it. Successful businesses are often started by mature founders who have several years of work experience and do not conform to the status quo.

That’s why we are looking for professionals or ambitious talents who have a knack for solving market failures and those who embody leadership and efficient problem-solving qualities.

The qualities that make a great entrepreneur are often present before they even start a business. We are looking for extraordinary founders to partner with them from the early days of starting up as well as partner in theirs already grown innovative business ideas. We want to cooperate with hungry entrepreneurs, willing to take a leap of faith in your business venture & success.

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Ecosystem with unique DNA

We provide a new dimension of start-up ecosystem with unique DNA to boost any innovative businesses through our 0100 Ventures holding. Together with funding we organize key European venture capital & start-up conferences and provide software development resources as well as co-working spaces and transaction advisory services .

Our location is the key

Zero Gravity Capital has successfully leveraged international presence to built unique business network and actively supports its portfolio companies in global scaling and expansion.

ZGC HQ
Bratislava

ZGC HQ

ZGC HQ

ZGC HQ

ZGC HQ

Slovakia - HQ

Czech Republic - Presence

Norway - Presence

Cyprus - Presence

Israel - Presence

Greece - Presence

USA -  Presence

Germany - Presence

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Slovakia - HQ

United Kingdom - Presence

Estonia - Presence

Netherlands - Presence

Czech Republic - Presence

Israel - Presence

What do we invest in ?

Early Stage

“Pre-Seed”
Parameters
  • Strong founding team
  • Strong idea which is properly planned
  • Detailed product roadmap and business plan
  • Technical team or resources ensuring the R&D
  • Meeting ZGC fund’s investment criteria
Benefits
  • Up to 200k € intro investment
  • Active mentoring, strategic and support from ZGC
  • Access to ZGC perks package (AWS, …)
  • Talent acquisition support via Campus, 0100 and ZCG
  • Networking, support and synergies from ZGC companies
  • Continuation of follow-on investments up to S-A
  • Relationship building with our business partners for scale-up

Later Stage

“Seed / Early S-A”
Parameters
  • Fully formed experienced founding team
  • End-to-end business planned
  • At least MVP commercially launched
  • Initial business traction & revenues
  • Scaling of a business pending
  • Meeting ZGC fund’s investment criteria
Benefits
  • All Pre-Seed benefits
  • Lead or syndicate financing to cover your needs up to X M EUR
  • Active fostering of your business venture by ZGC partners
  • Help to create top-notch advisory, technical & supervisory boards
  • Active support for your follow-on funding via VC/PE conferences

Expectations

Competitive Advantage

Capability to develop globally viable market strategy and competitive edge

Room for Growth & Expansion

Innovative and scalable business model with potential to expand through new geographies and markets

Fresh ideas/No recycling

Up-to 3/5 years ideas, products & entities w/o previous spin-offs, transfers of IP, or pivoted previous products/businesses

Companies without vast public funding

Companies without involvement of public funding such as Horizon 2020 or other larger EU grant schemes

Full focus & Commitment

Founders ready to commit 99% of their time and focus on our business venture/invested business

Innovative businesses

At least 10% of expenditures spent on research & development (incl. IT development), and industry experts determine the idea as innovative

Early stage readiness

Strong experienced founding team, At least first MVP in R&D, Business idea fully formed, GTM planned, Launch ready

Non-adjacent product to businesses of your relatives

Relatives of key founders (over 25% shareholders) are not working on adjacent and/or connected products and businesses as the founders

Slovak entity/teams with international ambition

Slovak Non-Bratislava or Bratislava based teams & operations with ambition to go abroad and scale up

Good track-record of businesses & founders

No previous tax, legal, employment, AML, KYC claims from the authorities. Business without debts, firm not in difficulty (no negative net assets)

No negative impact industries

Businesses not operating in: Weapons, Gambling, Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol, Mining, Pornography, Illegal activities.

No conflict of interest

Key founders (over 25% shareholders) shall not be involved in other illegible businesses (over 25% shareholding in other 5+ years old businesses)

Investment process

7 step process to obtain the ZGC investment
Online Application
Form & Pitch Deck

1.

Investment Committee
Partners meeting

3.

Term-sheet
Negotiations

5.

Closing
Deal signing & capital transfer

7.

2.

ZGC Assessment

Response / Introduction meeting

4.

Deep-dive

Eventual follow-on discussion on selected topics

6.

Transaction

Due-Diligence & Investment documentation

1.

Online Application
Form & Pitch Deck

2.

ZGC Assessment

Response / Introduction meeting

3.

Investment Committee
Partners meeting

4.

Deep dive
Eventual follow-on discussion on selected topics

5.

Term sheet

Negotiations

6.

Transaction
Due-Diligence & Investment documentation

7.

Closing
Deal signing & capital transfer

Backed companies

AI-powered clinical assistant using ML algorithms to diagnose and personalize the treatment of patients with cardiovascular diseases.

AVoD streaming platform primarily offering independent entertainment content and delivering personalized experience through leveraging AI.

Actionable data analytics platform providing real-time algorithm-driven insights about location-based consumer behavior.

AI-powered medical imaging data platform using ML algorithms to diagnose and improve the process of radiology reporting.

Digital smart city platform facilitating end-to-end communication and personalized AI-driven information flow between municipalities and citizens.

Next-gen real estate analytics and valuation tool utilizing Big Data and AI to accurately appraise projects and assets.

R&D data matchmaking exchange leveraging blockchain technology to ensure secure platform transactions between Data Providers and Consumers.

B2C real estate listing platform utilising automated valuation models to facilitate unique property buying and selling experience

ERP on-premise and cloud-based platform providing AI-based and Algorithm-driven predictive analytics regarding firm's financial performance.

Next-gen Fintech platform using AI/ML, operating under PSD2 regulation, offering automated identification of inefficient customer payment/transactions and providing optimized alternative options to help users improve their financial health and wealth.

Analytics and recommendation engine leveraging expert algorithms to identify harmful ingredients in beauty/skin-care products and tailor personalized remedy recommendations to improve skin health.

Team

Zero Gravity Capital professionals ready to support you and your start-up

Dušan Duffek.

Partner

Marek Zámečník.

Partner

Vít Hanuš.

Partner

Martin Joakim Flood Hauge.

Partner

Adam Ďurica.

Senior Investment Associate

Maximilián Navračič.

Investment Analyst

Daniela Trubačová.

Investment Analyst
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Michal Csonga.

Venture Partner

Georgios_Georgiadis

Georgios Georgiadis.

Venture Partner

Stylianos_lambrou

Stylianos Lambrou.

Venture Partner

Roman_Cmelik

Roman Čmelík.

Advisor

Michal Jablonka.

Advisor

Roy Ramon.

Advisor & Non-executive Chairman

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