Ján Široký (SK)

Founder & CEO, Financie.online

During his studies at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Košice, Jan began developing mobile application Financie.online, which was initially designed to provide regular people with various calculators, financial product comparisons and other tools to make well informed finance decisions available to everyone. After two years since its first launch, thousands of users have downloaded the app. As an application creator, Jan was awarded as the Student Personality of the Year 2018 in the Economics category, which was evaluated by expert committee with members from the Slovak Academy of Sciences. He also participated in the TOP 5 of the Student Business Award 2018, where he received a special award for innovation from MasterCard. Project Financie.online also won in the Information technology category of the University Startup Cup 2018. Together with his team Jan has also participated in many international and national technology conferences and accelerators in the USA, Portugal, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, where he presented the application and platform for experts.