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_____September 27th at 6.30 pm____
“Award Ceremony of CESAwards2017 Hungary Finale”

On Wednesday, September 27th at 6.30 pm at “Mosaik Space” we will announce
the 12 top Hungarian startups winners that will further compete in the regional finale of
Central European Startup Awards.

Who will be the Fortunate WINNERS

This year, the competition was incredibly challenging!

- 350 startups and ecosystem supporters were nominated
- 222 startups accepted the challenge and applied
- 55 were selected by Ambassadors (see full list of Hungarian Finalists)
-But, just 12 Hungarian Startups from 12 Categories convinced the Jury members and will enter in the Central European Startup Awards competition on the regional level!

Only the Best ones will represent Hungary at the Central Europe Regional Grand Finale, and some of them maybe even at the Global Startups Awards.

Partners of CESAward Hungary

CESA - Country Ambassadors

The “Ambassador” is the exponent that promote and sustain the development facilitating the evolution of the Hungarian startup ecosystem.

  • Veronica Pistyur

    Veronica Pistyur

    CEO at Bridge Budapest
  • Tamas Peter Tucsan

    Tamas Peter Tucsan

    President of Startup Section at Hungarian Economic Association
  • Gabor Dehelan

    Gabor Dehelan

    Founding Partner at GAP Consulting
  • Peter Langmar

    Peter Langmar

    Partner & CEO at Lab.Coop
  • Laszlo Tar

    Laszlo Tar

    Executive at Startup Hungary

National Jury Board

Tech Leaders and the influential figures from the Business World and Technology select the Bests Startups of Hungary that deserve to be included on the global map of the start-up ecosystem.

  • Peter Oszkó

    Peter Oszkó

    Managing Partner at OXO Group
  • Imre Hild

    Imre Hild

    CEO at Global Traction
  • Rita Veres

    Rita Veres

    Market Lead and European Practice Lead at Aon Hewitt
  • Gergo Zsiboras

    Gergo Zsiboras

    Journalist at Forbes Hungary
  • Matyas Dobo

    Matyas Dobo

    New Business Director at Telekom HU
  • Catalin Dit

    Catalin Dit

    Country Manager at eMAG
  • Nikoletta Szirmay

    Nikoletta Szirmay

    Deputy Director, Communications & Protocol Directorate at HIPA
  • Remco Veenenberg

    Remco Veenenberg

    Head of Content at City AI
  • Sandor Palfy

    Sandor Palfy

    Chief Technology Officer at LogMeIn
  • David Meier

    David Meier

    Program Officer at Soros Economic Development Fund
  • Csongor Fabian

    Csongor Fabian

    Senior UX Architect at Emarsys
  • Michele Orzan

    Michele Orzan

    President of European Chamber
  • Barnabas Malnay

    Barnabas Malnay

    Business Development Advisor at EIT Digital

Country Manager

  • Hajnalka Bessenyei

    Hajnalka Bessenyei


    Country Manager

  • Lummi Anton

    Lummi Anton


    Country Manager


About Central European Startup Awards

is the biggest no-pitch, no-conference startup competition in the Central and Eastern European region focus heavily on current Tech-Trends and Innovation that are shaping the future of humanity.

The main purpose of the Central European Startup Awards events is to
- facilitate communication between startups, experienced entrepreneurs, investors and supporters of the entrepreneurial system that come from different geographical areas and have had complementary experiences.

- Encourage the innovation not only at discourse level, but also to provide expertise to boost the growth and development of startups according to the requirements of the present and future.

- Offering that +PlusValue of credibility for the start-up ecosystem in order to facilitate their visibility internationally and globally

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