Michal Illich, a serial entrepreneur from the Czech Republic, has been a transformative figure in the tech industry. He founded Jyxo, a leading search engine, and was instrumental in StartupYard, where he invested in more than 80 startups. His diverse entrepreneurial journey includes founding and directing several innovative companies like Testomato and running WebExpo, the largest tech conference in CEE. Michal’s expertise lies in creating and nurturing tech ventures, with a particular focus on startups and angel investments. Since 2017, his undivided attention has been on Zuri, an ambitious project developing a hybrid VTOL aircraft, showcasing his commitment to cutting-edge technology and sustainable transportation solutions.