Extremely Successful Founders: Boris Zeleny, AVG and Chris Baxter, NKB Group

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 18:00
Startup Grind London

We are delighted to announce two very special guests:

Boris Zeleny, a serial entrepreneur and investor. He was a key person behind the success of AVG (acquired for $1.4 billion by AVAST). Today he is Chairman of NKB Group - a blockchain based investment bank.
Chris Baxter held senior management positions at Renaissance Capital or Merrill Lynch. Chris is on the Supervisory Board at Buran VC & Founder/CEO at NKB Group.

Join this special fireside chat, learn from the journey of Boris and Chris and meet them in person.

Boris Zeleny, Chairman and Co-Founder of NKB Group is a serial entrepreneur and investor, active in the technology space for more than 20 years. He was a core investor and a key member of the team behind the success of AVG, a central European company which developed into one of the global leaders in cybersecurity. AVG was acquired for $1.4 billion by AVAST in 2016. Today Boris is Chairman of NKB Group, a blockchain based investment bank. He is a member of several investment committees and holds Board positions in numerous technology companies. Boris is also active in philanthropy and is the founder and Chairman of the non-profit organisation Green Foundation.

Chris is Founder & CEO at NKB Group, a blockchain based investment bank. He has more than 30 years of investment banking and investment management experience. He has held senior management positions at leading international institutions for over 15 years, including: Head of Investment Banking and CEO of Principal Investments at Renaissance Capital, an emerging markets investment bank; and Head of the eastern hemisphere Energy and Power sector team in Merrill Lynch, London. Chris is also a long-term member of the Supervisory Board of an emerging market venture capital firm Buran VC. Chris graduated in engineering from Imperial College and received a number of awards for his outstanding academic results including an honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).

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