Czechs are conservative and lag behind the West in investing”,says Tadeáš Trojan, managing partner of Powder Gate, in its comment for the September issue of the Forbes magazine. Powder Gate is an investment company formed and operating in New York, which primarily specialises in investments in starting innovative firms and perspective shares on the American market. It predominantly manages funds of Czech investors – currently in the amount of approximately CZK 500 million. Native PR currently assists to Powder Gate in addressing of other local investors.