The hitchhiker's guide to the Budapest startup ecosystem in 2014

The hitchhiker's guide to the Budapest startup ecosystem in 2014

Along the Danube River lies one of the most beautiful cities in Europe: Budapest. Besides a good number of World Heritage Sites, Budapest is one of the most attractive metropolitan cities in Europe, and it also has a young, blossoming startup scene.

This guide started in 2013 with the aim to give a conscise overview of what to look out for if you are a young entrepreneur in Budapest. It has proven to be a most valuable source of information for a lot of people interested in the local startup ecosystem. We are releasing the article in 2014 as well with updated information.Read more »

The Hungarian startup ecosystem in 2013: a year in review

The Hungarian startup ecosystem in 2013: a year in review

Domestic issues were making their influence felt across the Hungarian startup ecosystem in 2013. Investments waned, accelerators opened, the State got more engaged with the startup ecosystem. Silicon Goulash is giving you a review of what happened in 2013.

The start of the new year gives a perfect opportunity to take a break, and gaze back into the past to assess how far one has come. From the perspective of the Hungarian startup ecosystem the following tendencies, mostly of domestic origin, have shaped the events in the technology industry.Read more »

Accredited Technology Incubators: it's getting started in Hungary

Accredited Technology Incubators: it's getting started in Hungary

The concept of business incubation went on a victory tour, and governments realized that they needed to step in to help innovative ideas turn into global businesses. The State Accredited Technology Incubators could turn out to be the draft print for success.

The concept of business incubation went on a victory tour from Israel and Finland where governments realized that they needed to step in to help embryonic innovative ideas turn into global economic success. Hungary strives to become a regional startup giant by playing the same card. The recent award of Accredited Technology Incubator (ATI) titles could turn out to be the draft print of a bestselling story.Read more »

Four Hungarian incubators received accreditation by the State

Four Hungarian incubators received accreditation by the State

The National Innovation Office of Hungary announced the list of four technology incubators accredited by the State. The selected incubators get operational funding and become entitled to nominate companies to receive financial support from the State.

The National Innovation Office of Hungary announced the list of four Accredited Technology Incubators eligible for working with together with the State. Their mission will be to accelerate the growth of the local startup ecosystem by channeling funding from the Hungarian State for 20 grants worth around 5.5 million Euros in total. Read more »

ACME Labs: global team launches new Hungarian startup accelerator

ACME Labs: global team launches new Hungarian startup accelerator

ACME Labs makes investments in promising startups whose ambitions are international in scope, and who are best described as disruptive. The founding team believe helping early stage companies succeed happens by putting the entrepreneur's interests first.

ACME Labs, a new business accelerator opens with a focus on finding world class founding teams with disruptive technology ideas within Hungary and the rest of Central Europe. The region harbors a wealth of technical talent and ideas, but often lacks strong connections to global market and capital opportunities. ACME Labs bridges that gap by working with founders from the idea and vision phase through to a viable product and the next rounds of fundraising.Read more »


 
 
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