The Czech Republic has attracted more than 115 billion euros in foreign investment since 1993, including over 2.6 billion euros in 2017 alone. One-third of the 106 investment projects in 2017 were high-tech ones, either technologically oriented or linked to research and development activities. Prague, in particular, has become one of Central and Eastern Europe’s largest startup ecosystems, proving to be a very friendly environment for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Some of the reason include the city’s low living costs and labor force costs as well as the country’s specialists who are not only knowledgeable of high-tech but also have a strong command of the English language. rutland & partners have the experience and expertise to get your high-tech ideas out of the laboratory and off the drawing board and into a successfully running business entity.