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We recognize the hard-work involved in developing a startup!
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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
- 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:
If you would like to help your favourites, you can vote for them here:
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.
CESA - Categories
CESA - Country Ambassadors
The “Ambassador” is the exponent that promote and sustain the development facilitating the evolution of the Hungarian startup ecosystem.
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 OszkóManaging Partner at OXO GroupLinkedIn
Imre HildCEO at Global TractionLinkedIn
Rita VeresMarket Lead and European Practice Lead at Aon HewittLinkedIn
Gergo ZsiborasJournalist at Forbes HungaryLinkedIn
Matyas DoboNew Business Director at Telekom HULinkedIn
Catalin DitCountry Manager at eMAGLinkedIn
Balazs SzaboCEO at KonetikLinkedIn
Nikoletta SzirmayDeputy Director, Communications & Protocol Directorate at HIPALinkedIn
Remco VeenenbergHead of Content at City AILinkedIn
Sandor PalfyChief Technology Officer at LogMeInLinkedIn
David MeierProgram Officer at Soros Economic Development FundLinkedIn
Csongor FabianSenior UX Architect at EmarsysLinkedIn
Michele OrzanPresident of European ChamberLinkedIn
Barnabas MalnayBusiness Development Advisor at EIT DigitalLinkedIn