Category Archives: Hungary-Startups

A-Maze, the escape game

A true story about A-Maze, the Hague based escape game startup which has managed to gain advantage on a niche market. An interview by my colleague, Gábor Schneider. Escape games or escape rooms might be familiar to almost everyone nowadays. This … Continue reading

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Teams from Hungary, Estonia and Austria win the CEE Women Startup Competition in Budapest

In the beginning of this week, the beautiful city of Budapest hosted another CEE Women Startup Competition and I was there… Amazing teams, good presentations by ambitious and intelligent young female entrepreneurs, cool venue –  Prezi House of Ideas – full … Continue reading

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János Dobó and the SM Conf

Following the interview I made a year ago, I would like to introduce you János Dobó, co-founder of SM Conf (formerly known as SmartMobil), one of the largest conferences in Hungary, coming up in a few weeks again in Budapest, together with … Continue reading

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Blablacar acqui-hired Budapest based Autohop to expand in the region

Budapest based ride sharing platform AutoHop has just got acquired by BlaBlaCar, a well known car sharing service from France that had raised over a 100 million USD last year for expansion. AutoHop now becomes a part of BlaBlaCar while remaining its … Continue reading

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5 Hungarian startups to watch in 2015

Hungary is a cool small country in middle of Europe. Many Hungarians see themselves as talented underdogs and might joke about Hungary having lost most of the wars in its history, being a kind of isolated thanks to their strange … Continue reading

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The #NOcord #NOcharge #NObutton high-fashion bracelet

The tago arc is a high-fashion E Ink bracelet with endless display possibilities and cutting edge technologies that gives you the freedom of expressing yourself, always matching your mood and outfit. I asked Zoli Kovács, the Founder of L!BER8 Technology about why … Continue reading

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Apply now for the CEE Women Startup Competition

Starting on March 19, HUB Budapest will host the 2nd CEE Women Startup Competition as a 5 days challenge. They’ll accept applications from female entrepreneurs out of the Central Eastern European region until the 17th of February. Startups, founded by female … Continue reading

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CryptTalk, the secure calling and messaging service

With the latest version of CryptTalk, now released for personal use, anyone can easily maintain the security of their own mobile conversations and ensure privacy, even on the personal level. CryptTalk, the premium call encryption service, recently became available to … Continue reading

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The world’s most villainous alarm clock

It must be a joke, right? Yes, it should be, as it is on 9gag - but it’s not. Snopy is real and out there! No, it doesn’t run on a sophisticated motion detection algorithm. It simply puts you in the decision of … Continue reading

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Hungarian success story: Prezi secures $57 million in a round led by Spectrum Equity

Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences, announced today that it has received a $57 million investment from Spectrum Equity with participation from existing investor Accel Partners. Founded back in 2009 in Budapest, Prezi … Continue reading

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