08. Pavel Tykač – $1.4B
Pavel Tykač (born May 15, 1964 in Čelákovice) is a Czech entrepreneur and investor with years of experience in power engineering. He is currently the sole owner of the Sev.en Energy Group, a major player on the Czech energy market, which plans to expand into the European energy market. His wealth is estimated at $ 1.4 billion.
Together with his wife, Pavel Tykač plays a significant role in charity projects and support for the North Bohemian Region and the Pardubice Region.
Pavel Tykač started his entrepreneurial career after the revolutionary sale of computer technology. At the beginning of the 1990s, he and his partners founded the company Vikomt, which broke up very well on the market. In the mid-1990s he sold his stake in the company. He used the money to buy a small Regiobanka in Karlovy Vary (today’s Hypoteční banka); he subsequently sold it to IPB at a very good price.