Category Archives: Hungary-Startups

Central European Startup Awards – let’s put our region on the map together

Central European Startup Awards is a series of events to recognise and celebrate the startup ecosystems of the region by finding the bests in six categories. Nominations are open until 23rd April 2014. The Startup Awards started as a concept … Continue reading

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MiniBrake – to make cycling safer for kids all over the world

The remote controlled bike brake to protect kids MiniBrake is a remote controlled bike brake system that is designed to protect kids. The device consists of two parts: a remote controller and a small brake attached to the rear end … Continue reading

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Doransky and the SmartMobil

I am personally really much impressed by everything that Mátyás Dobó, aka Doransky the blogger has achieved in the digital / startup scene in Hungary ever since I have been around. Being the Head of Product Development at Magyar Telekom … Continue reading

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AIRTAME, the best startup of CES 2014

AIRTAME, the Copenhagen based startup has just made it in Las Vegas by winning the “Best Startup” category of Engadget, while their (still running) Indiegogo campaign also made them the most successful crowdfunding startup of Denmark. I was having a … Continue reading

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BrickVisual – the visualised architecture

I had the chance to meet the 3 founders of BrickVisual, Attila, András and Josi at their new office, an amazing loft in the Buda side of the capital of Hungary, with a huge piano in the middle of the space. EU-Startups: What’s your … Continue reading

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Saving lives while building an amazing community

We had the chance to get to know Gergely Zsigmond Racz, PhD student at University of Cambridge when travelling to the campus for the first Hungarian Innovation & High-Tech Investment Forum with my colleague, Balazs Komar. Soon it turned out … Continue reading

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Gawker Media – from Gizmodo to Kinja

It was a rainy Monday afternoon when I had the lunch with Keki and eszpee at the restaurant called Platz in Budapest downtown. EU-Startups: Let me start with this: what is Gawker Media? eszpee & Keki: We are an US-based media/tech company, running 8 … Continue reading

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Hacktivity, the IT security festival

I was visiting the most successful and biggest jamboree of the security industry of the CEE region called Hacktivity, organized annually in Budapest, while having the chance to have a one to one chat with the main organizer, Bernadette Kis. How … Continue reading

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Boston-based Hungarian startup ‘Sold’ acquired by Dropbox

Sold, the Hungarian startup based in Boston, USA has got acquired by Dropbox, and they are shutting down their services. The company used to secure 1.2 million USD by investors Google Ventures, Greylock Partners and Matrix Partners, focusing their services … Continue reading

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Stretch yourself as a leader in Budapest

I was having a nice Italian lunch with Medea Baccifava, the main organizer of international conferences at Prezi, chatting about their next event called ‘Stretch‘ which will take place in Budapest on 5-6th December, in cooperation with USTREAM (EU-Startups readers … Continue reading

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