Before joining UNIQA Ventures in June 2022, Martina has spent 5 years at VICF – M&A advisory in Prague. There she supported and later managed projects in different industries (including tech) and became well versed in deal execution, transaction negotiations and relationship building with founders and CEOs. Martina is a graduate from Copenhagen Business School with a MSc degree in Advanced Economics and Finance. Since start-ups and the tech industry in general have always been her passion, Martina also acted as a start-up mentor and adviser at several notable incubators in Prague. After University, she started her career as innovations specialist working at the crossroads of tech and finance at Booking.com in Amsterdam.
Martina also co-founded a YMCA chapter in her home country, which is a non-governmental, non-profit organization focused on youth empowerment. The organization today employs two employees, is powered by a strong team of volunteers and serves more than hundred young people in the area of their personal and professional development. For this work, Martina was awarded as the Next Generation Woman Leader by McKinsey in 2016.
In her free time Martina loves to spend time in nature, experiment with healthy cooking in the kitchen, play the piano and learn new languages.