Category Archives: Hungary-Startups

Startup Safary turns Budapest into a startup exhibition from the 21st to the 22nd of April

Have you heard about Prezi or LogMeIn? How about the Ustream, the Skyscanner or the SequenceIQ acquisitions? If you are developer, you might have heard about Craft Conf. There is one thing they have all in common – they all … Continue reading

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A conf that pays for underrepresented people’s flight and accommodation

It’s real! Craft, one of the CEE region’s largest technology conferences (1.700 engineers will participate from more than 40 countries), a fully sold-out event, has announced it’s so called “Craft Diversity Scholarship program” that is aiming for bringing diversity to the … Continue reading

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A sneak peek into the Gust-Fundacity acquisition

Fundacity, a Hungarian – Latin American startup, one of the world’s most popular platforms for startup accelerator programs has just got acquired by Gust. (More info on the details [HERE]). I have been really excited to make this interview happen with Miklos … Continue reading

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8 Hungarian startups to look out for in 2016

Hungary’s startup scene is not yet as mature as the ones of Germany or the UK, but the country’s startup ecosystem is growing at a noticeable rate. Beyond the borders of Europe, Hungarians are known for their technical talent. No surprice, … Continue reading

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Ustream acquired by IBM for $130 million in cash

Ustream, founded in 2007 by John Ham (US), Brad Hunstable (US), and Gyula Feher (HU), provides video streaming services to more than 80 million viewers / broadcasters and has just got acquired by IBM as it was now officially announced by IBM after a non-official article a … Continue reading

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Christmas holidays was just around the corner and I was really looking forward having some time off with my family, and certainly watching some nice movies in the evenings with my wife. Oh, I wished so much we had Netflix … Continue reading

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Something is accelerating in Budapest

While I believe in a less government-driven economy, it’s good to see smart initiatives coming from this world also in Budapest, that truly supports the local ecosystem. I had a good chat with Csongor Biás, Head of Tech Incubation at … Continue reading

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CESA Grand Finale: Come to meet the CEE startup ecosystem in Vienna

The Central European Startup Awards aka CESA will have its Grand Finale on the 8th of October in Vienna, at the amazing venue of Hotel Schani - the very first hotel for the geek generation in the region. Backed by prestigious sponsors, the mission … Continue reading

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Sightseeing reengineered:

I met Attila at a café in downtown Budapest to learn about his new project: In a few minutes I asked if I could take some notes, as I felt I really wanted to share it with you. What … Continue reading

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Meet Éva Réz, a Hungarian VC finding and supporting the next unicorns in CEE

Day One Capital is one of the leading Hungarian VCs which aims to invest in the most exciting Central Eastern European startup teams. Éva Réz, an Investment Director at Day One Capital, recently asked in an article whether VCs can be replaced … Continue reading

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