About Matej Ftacnik
Matej is the CXO & co-founder of VacuumLabs, a team of 200+ experts in building products & services with modern tech stacks. Their track record shows dozens of state of the art solutions delivered to startups and corporations. They organize regular meetups, workshops, hackathons and conferences about modern front-end technologies. Their flagship event is the ReactiveConf, which hosts more than 25 speakers and 700+ attendees from all over the Europe every year.
Matej is also the co-founder of The Spot – Booster, the first Slovak startup creative space & accelerator, that has been shaping the local startup ecosystem with a wide range of community-oriented activities (education, networking, mentoring) and business activities (acceleration, corporate consulting, fundraising support) since 2012.
Matej has also organized the first three Startup Weekends in Slovakia, won the national Startup Awards in 2011 with startup NiceReply.com, co-founded Startup Camps (monthly meetups in 5 Slovak/Czech cities), hosted StartupSummit in Prague (250+ attendants from CEE) and has been active in evangelizing startups and entrepreneurship on Slovak universities and in media.
Besides that, he loves to travel and see the world, enjoy good food and whisky, spend time with his great family and meet new people with the wildest personal stories.