Day One Capital

Bringing the best CEE companies
to global markets

We invest capital in exceptional founders and help them to compete on global scale by providing strategic, operational, and financial support.

DAY ONE CAPITAL

Bringing the best CEE companies to global markets

Venture capital fund investing in early-stage technology companies

Our mission is to back technology-driven companies and guide them to global markets by leveraging our complimentary corporate and investor experience.

Portfolio

Geography

We seek to find the most promising Central Eastern European early and growth stage technology ventures.

Fund Size

Our current Fund is operational since 2018 with a capitalization of EUR 27 million and still actively raising.

Stage

We invest in seed and growth stage ventures with highly innovative products and established growth potential.

Ticket Size

Our investment range is EUR 300k up to 1.5 million for Seed and Series A stage companies per investment round.
23
Investments
€33m
Funds Managed
2
Number of Funds
€300k
Minimum Ticket Size

Meet Our Team

Elek Straub
Elek Straub
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Elek Straub

managing partner, chairman of the board
Former head of Magyar Telekom Group and general manager of IBM Hungary. Elek has been an advisor, private investor and angel investor as well.
György Simó
György Simó
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György Simó

managing partner
Best known in the IT-focused angel investor community. Former co-founder of Origo.hu and CEO of T-Online Hungary. Solid expertise in supporting entrepreneurs.
Csaba Kákosy
Csaba Kákosy
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Csaba Kákosy

managing partner, CEO
Energy, transport and telecommunications - key experiences in Csaba's life. 12 years of regulatory and financial experience, former Minister of Economy.
Zsolt Weiszbart
Zsolt Weiszbart
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Zsolt Weiszbart

partner
Zsolt has been an active angel investor in the Budapest tech scene since 2010, when he finished his studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. 
Judit Lucz
Judit Lucz
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Judit Lucz

CFO
Judit is an experienced CFO with 20+ years in finance and VC, she is an economist by profession with postgrad legal and business studies.
György Bobvos
György Bobvos
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György Bobvos

venture partner
György is a seasoned top manager, with extensive CEO and Board level experience spanning 35 years in 16 countries.
Dóra Branyiczki
Dóra Branyiczki
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Dóra Branyiczki

principal
Dóri has worked with growth funds for 5 years prior to joining Day One. Through portfolio management and transactional activities, she got involved with companies in life sciences, software/SaaS and fashion.
Bernát Nacsa
Bernát Nacsa
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Bernát Nacsa

principal
Bernat has worked for international research institutes, fintech startup and investment bank, studied in Austria and the US.
Milán Pókecz
Milán Pókecz
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Milán Pókecz

investment manager
Milán has worked for an accounting firm and an investment bank after starting his own company. He joined Day One in 2019.
Edit Gulácsi
Edit Gulácsi
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Edit Gulácsi

office manager
Spent 5 years in retail fashion and 5 years in family business. She's been the operational support member of Day One since 2016.

References

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"Day One’s professional approach and experience equips them to be a trusted partner, supporting us through capital, advice and introductions as our company grows"

László Kishonti - Founder and CEO, AiMotive

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"Day One has been a great support - their hands on attitude means that we can always rely on their experience when we are facing tough business issues"

József Kovács - CEO, Commsignia

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"They are as involved as another co-founder dedicated, caring and entrepreneurial, acting with ownership"

Dávid Ottlik - Founder and CEO, Synetiq

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Contact

We'd love to hear from you! Send us your pitch deck using the quick form right here!

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Office address

1025 Budapest, Vend utca 26.
Hungary

Events

You will find us next at the below events we attend:
Wolves Summit
23-24 October 2019
Warsaw, Poland
FutureNow Bootcamp
24 October 2019
Samorin, Slovakia
How To Web
30-31 October 2019
Bucharest, Romania

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