Six startups present themselves on Colabs' Demo Day

Six startups present themselves on Colabs' Demo Day

From an overwhelming 125 applicants, six got the chance to present their projects at Colabs' Demo Day on May 30, showing off the many sides of the Hungarian startup ecosystem.

As a closing event of the Colabs seed incubation program, Demo Day aimed to present what can be achieved in three months' time with a bunch of enthusiastic people and their ideas waiting to become a reality. From mobile apps to manufacturing, 125 startups applied and six of them were selected for further elaboration of their projects. Colabs took upon itself the money hunting and the selection process, provided the seven mentors for the 15-week seed program and the seven investors to pitch the projects to on the Demo Day. By the time the presenters stepped on the podium, they also gathered a total of HUF 100 million seed capital. Read more »

Social promotion builder Antavo gets investment by Seedcamp

Social promotion builder Antavo gets investment by Seedcamp

After reviewing Antavo during the Seedcamp event in Tel Aviv on March 29, the early-stage mentoring and investment program has invested into the online marketing application company.

Antavo is a software company that is currently in the process of releasing the first version of their online marketing and promotions tool. The Hungarian company is based in Szeged and started work on its primary product in June 2011. Shortly after the launch they attended the Venture Accelerator Course organized by the European Entrepreneurship Foundation, and were later invited to join a major Seedcamp event. Read more »

Prezi passes 10 million user mark, introduces PowerPoint import

Prezi passes 10 million user mark, introduces PowerPoint import

Zooming presentation software Prezi has passed the 10 million user milestone and is also introducing a new import so that PowerPoint so that slides can be easily uploaded into its software.

Rather than the regular presentation of slides, Prezi displays information in a more active way, spinning and moving images and video around a screen to keep an audience engaged. If you’ve ever nodded off in a dark room with a dull speaker and an endless selection of terrible slides, Prezi is designed to stop you snoozing by at least giving you something more fun to look at. The software has become a popular way to create more engaging presentations, so much so, that Prezi has double the amount of users in just six months.Read more »


 
 
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