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Rossum Czech Republic

Rossum Czech Republic

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Hlavni mesto Praha; Praha
Location of affected unit(s): Prague


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
63.1 - Data processing, hosting and related activities; web portals
Number Employed: 140

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-10-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2023
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Rossum, the Czech start-up which is developing a platform for processing documents between companies using Artificial Intelligence (AI), is expanding its business, and is recruiting at least 100 specialists over a period of one or two years. The company is hiring experts in artificial intelligence, product development, sales, and marketing. Rossum has received around CZK 2.20bn (€ 86.59mn) from an investment led by the US venture capital fund General Catalyst. The company plans to build a research centre in Prague for further development of AI technology in partnership with Czech universities.

The start-up was founded in 2017 by three artificial intelligence researchers. Rossum deals with large companies: Czech customers such as Rohlík.cz or Kiwi, and global companies such as Siemens, Veolia, and Bosch.