Hungary

Any Start-up needs a Start-up of Trust!

We aim to encourage those innovative startups that push the boundaries
of the future!
We recognize the hard-work involved in developing a startup!
We celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in the
startup ecosystem!

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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

THE HUNGARIAN FINALISTS FOR CESA 2017 HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!

- 350 startups and ecosystem supporters were nominated
- 222 startups accepted the challenge and applied
- 55 were selected by Ambassadors

Who will be the 12 winners from each category this year?

Please see the Hungarian Finalists here:
centraleuropeanstartupawards.com/season-2017/hungarian-national-finalists

If you would like to help your favourites, you can vote for them here:
centraleuropeanstartupawards.com/vote

CESA- Nomination process

Central European Startup Awards is part of Global Startup Awards, a global competition to recognise the best talents of the global startup ecosystem.

-12 Startups from 12 Categories will represent Hungary at the CESA competition

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.

more about CESA Framework

CESA - Categories

NOMINATE YOUR STARTUP HERO...NOW

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
    LinkedIn
  • Tamas Peter Tucsan

    Tamas Peter Tucsan

    President of Startup Section at Hungarian Economic Association
    LinkedIn
  • Gabor Dehelan

    Gabor Dehelan

    Founding Partner at GAP Consulting
    LinkedIn
  • Peter Langmar

    Peter Langmar

    Partner & CEO at Lab.Coop
    LinkedIn
  • Laszlo Tar

    Laszlo Tar

    Executive at Startup Hungary
    LinkedIn

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
    LinkedIn
  • Imre Hild

    Imre Hild

    CEO at Global Traction
    LinkedIn
  • Rita Veres

    Rita Veres

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

    Gergo Zsiboras

    Journalist at Forbes Hungary
    LinkedIn
  • Matyas Dobo

    Matyas Dobo

    New Business Director at Telekom HU
    LinkedIn
  • Catalin Dit

    Catalin Dit

    Country Manager at eMAG
    LinkedIn
  • Nikoletta Szirmay

    Nikoletta Szirmay

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

    Remco Veenenberg

    Head of Content at City AI
    LinkedIn
  • Sandor Palfy

    Sandor Palfy

    Chief Technology Officer at LogMeIn
    LinkedIn
  • David Meier

    David Meier

    Program Officer at Soros Economic Development Fund
    LinkedIn
  • Csongor Fabian

    Csongor Fabian

    Senior UX Architect at Emarsys
    LinkedIn
  • Michele Orzan

    Michele Orzan

    President of European Chamber
    LinkedIn
  • Barnabas Malnay

    Barnabas Malnay

    Business Development Advisor at EIT Digital
    LinkedIn

Country Manager

  • Hajnalka Bessenyei

    Hajnalka Bessenyei

    Hungary

    Country Manager

    LinkedIn
  • Lummi Anton

    Lummi Anton

    Hungary

    Country Manager

    LinkedIn