In 1990, Jan became an adviser to the Czechoslovak Minister of Finance. In 1991 he became Managing Director of the local subsidiary of HSBC Investment Bank, plc. In this capacity he was repsonsible for a number of high profile corporate finance and equity capital markets transactions. In 1999 Jan founded Genesis Capital, private equity firm focusing on the mid-market investments in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Since its inception Genesis Capital has managed four PE funds and provided over € 130 million in equity capital for more than 50 companies and accomplished over 25 successful exits.