Outer Space: The New Frontier for Private Enterprise (event archive)

June 27, 2012 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

In an attempt to fill the void left by limited government-funded programs, ambitious entrepreneurs are shooting for the stars, literally. Encouraged by the recent successful launch of the SpaceX shuttle to the International Space Station, proponents of private space exploration speak excitedly about possible tourist excursions to Earth’s moon, mining valuable resources from asteroids, and […]

Rediscovering the Magyar Magic (event archive)

October 12, 2011 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

Our event showcased successful entrepreneurs who promote Hungarian cultural heritage while adapting to the marketing needs of our times. Turn-of-the-century apartments redesigned, hundred-year-old recipes rediscovered, fashion trends reimagined, and folk rhymes reinterpreted. A discussion about how Hungarian cultural brands are competitive and “in” again. Our guests were: Katalin Pintér, director – Gerbeaud, Szandra Sándor, fashion designer […]

Make it Grow: The Role of Venture Capitalists (event archive)

May 18, 2011 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

Our Start Up! event featured our Entrepreneur-In-Residence, creator and organizer of the E-Workshop series, Peter Záboji (European Entrepreneurship Foundation) who grilled  Venture Capitalists, Business Angels, and Private Equity Investors. The panel included Iván Halász (Finext), Áron Szabó (Riverside), and András Molnár(Portfolion). Scroll down for event summary! Summary Governments don’t create jobs. “Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial investors do!” Peter Záboji shared […]

Start up! – Just do it (event archive)

February 2, 2011 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

Young entrepreneurs in action: three myth busting stories that will inspire you, motivate you, and make you believe that yes, you can do it too. Our role models for business creation talked about how to stay in learning mode, how to start-up your own business in Hungary and just do it. Our panel was moderated […]

Is a strong government enough to turn Hungary around?

May 5, 2010 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

What should be the ideal role of the state in post-crisis Hungary? What happened to economic freedom in the global bailout syndrome? What should drive Hungarian GDP in the next 5-10 years? What is a “strong” government anyway? A panel discussion with Imre Hild (OTP Life Annuity), Lászlo Balassy (Citigroup), Stefan Messman (CEU), and Peter […]

Film Screening : The Call of the Entrepreneur

November 27, 2009 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

A film screening and discussion held at MOM Park Palace Cinemas. The screening was followed by a conversation on entrepreneurship, capitalism, morality and ethics in business lead by Ondrej Socuvka (CEBSI) and Imre Hild (Ivy Plus).

Start up! Young Entrepreneurs in Action

October 8, 2009 by   Filed under Start Up! Entrepreneurship Program

The panel, featuring guest panelists Novotta Kriszta of Funzine, Aichelburg Márton of Civil Vállalkozások, and Petra Saás of Fruccola, led by Peter Záboji (European Entrepreneur Foundation) highlighted the stories of these successful young entrepreneurs and discussed some of the fundamental aspects of a start up enterprise.