Oliver Dlouhý named Person of the Year

Posted on 04/12/2019, Alex

Kiwi.com’s CEO was recognized by the expert jury of the annual Křišťálová Lupa survey


Oliver Dlouhý, Co-founder and CEO of Kiwi.com, received the Person of the Year award during the Křišťálová Lupa award ceremony in Prague, Czech Republic.

Every year, the Czech website Lupa.cz holds its “Křišťálová Lupa” poll evaluating the best internet projects of the year in various categories. Voters consisting of 90,000 registered users decide the results in half of the categories. The other half of the awards are given away by an expert jury.


Oliver Dlouhý named Person of the Year at the Křišťálová Lupa awards ceremony — Photo: Křišťálová Lupa

Besides of the Person of the Year award that Oliver received, the expert jury awarded companies or public figures with Marketing inspiration, Content inspiration, Project of the Year of Antiaward. The public selected the best within One (wo)man show, Online video or Interesting websites.


Kiwi.com recognized in 3 categories at the Křišťálová Lupa ceremony

Křišťálová Lupa ceremony evaluates the best projects, services, and personalities of the Czech online scene. This year, Oliver Dlouhý was selected as the winner of the Person of the Year category. Among other nominees were Dita Přikrylová, founder of Czechitas, and Jiří Hlavenka, Czech entrepreneur who invested in Kiwi.com.

Lupa.cz and expert jury nominated Kiwi.com in other 2 categories – Project of the Year, and Global Project of the Czech creator. In both categories Kiwi.com that ranked second. The first place of the Project of the Year belongs to Deník N while the Global project winner was Průša3D.cz.

“I really appreciate it. It’s a huge honor for me,” said Dlouhý during the thank you speech at the ceremony.

“Thanks to everyone in our team. Without this hard and dedicated work and cooperation, we wouldn’t manage to build this super company – Kiwi.com. Keep rocking, girls and boys!”