Karel Obluk Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Karel Obluk General Information


Dr. Karel Obluk serves as Partner at Evolution Equity Partners. He also serves as Independent Investor at Garage Angels. He serves as an Advisor at CyNation. He serves as Chairman at Lamantine Software. He is an Angel Investor. He is a Board Member at LogPoint. He serves as Board Member at Codasip. He also served as a Venture Partner at Credo Ventures. He is a seasoned executive and investor with a strong IT background and experience in senior management positions. Over the past decade, he has been instrumental in growing one of the world's most successful antivirus companies, AVG Technologies, from a small business to a public listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AVGT). As CTO and acting CEO, he proved his technical skills, management, and business acumen. After leaving AVG, he has primarily been active as an investor and advisor and is a venture partner at Credo Ventures. In this role, he has sat on the boards of several companies, primarily in the information security space, including Cognitive Security. He holds a master's degree and a doctorate in computer science from the Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic. He served as Board Member at Eperi and LogPoint.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Zurich
  • Switzerland

Karel Obluk Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
DFLabs 06-Feb-2018 Later Stage VC 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Cymmetria 05-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Out of Business 00000 00000 00.0
Dice 01-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Codasip 01-Jan-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Production (Semiconductors) Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
HotelQuickly 25-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Startup 00000 00000 00.0

Karel Obluk Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
DFLabs 24-May-2021 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
Cymmetria 04-Sep-2019 0000000000

Karel Obluk Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Karel Obluk Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Karel Obluk Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 0 Zurich, Switzerland

Karel Obluk FAQs

  • Who is Karel Obluk?

    Karel Obluk is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Karel Obluk?

    Karel Obluk is an angel investor.

  • What does Karel Obluk do?

    As an angel investor, Karel Obluk invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Karel Obluk hold?

    Karel Obluk holds a board seat in Lamantine Software.

  • What has Karel Obluk invested in?

    Karel Obluk has made numerous investments in companies like DFLabs, Cymmetria, and Dice within the Network Management Software and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Karel Obluk invested in recently?

    Karel Obluk's latest investment was on 06-Feb-2018 in DFLabs, a company within the Network Management Software industry.

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