As General Manager at Diagram, Karel works to supports its portfolio companies in an operational capacity, recruits entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, and leads the firm's efforts on community, media relations, and public policy. He joined the firm in 2016 as its first employee and is based out of Diagram's Toronto office. Diagram's portfolio includes: Collage and Dialogue.
In addition to his role at Diagram, Karel works with Portag3 Ventures as their Head of Community to create platforms for its portfolio companies to learn from the best and the brightest, access highly sought-after talent, and form the right connections to expand globally. Portag3's investment portfolio includes successful Canadian fintech companies like: Wealthsimple, League, and Wave.