Václav Staněk founded Vasky at the age of 18, when he decided to continue the shoemaking tradition of the city Zlín in Prague. Last year, the company Vasky trade s.r.o. managed to sell 200,000 pairs of shoes. Among other things, Václav was included in the prestigious Forbes 30under30 list in 2019 and won the "EY Entrepreneur of the Year" competition in the start-up entrepreneur category at the beginning of 2020.
In addition to Vasky, Václav is the co-owner of the brands Bagind, Wuders, Paon and the owner of the marketing agency "inhubo". His most recent venture was the recent purchase of the Botas brand, which he wants to develop further.