Should Apple Buy Hungary?

Agile VC

I had read somewhere that Apple’s cash pile was equivalent to Hungary’s GDP so I tweeted out the suggestion that perhaps an activist shareholder should push an acquisition of Hungary rather than thinking small (e.g. Maybe Hungary is starting to look more plausible…

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Hungary

The Next Web

By Gianluca Bellan and Andrea Hak Hungary is a startup hub on the rise. You’ve no doubt already heard of Prezi, the country’s first unicorn, which ended the reign of boring presentations globally by making them more engaging and interactive.

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Which Is Better: New Media Marketing Or Old School Internet Marketing? by Yaro Starak

Tweet I received an email recently from one my newsletter subscribers named Zsolt , who is from Hungary. He had a really great question regarding what business models still work online. Specifically he was referring to the more social web 2.0

Remittance Cash Pickup Not Possible During Lockdown? There’s Another Way.


Ria will also continue to provide cash home delivery services in Armenia, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Morocco, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The coronavirus infection has spread to more than 175 countries and territories.

CEO Behind Multi-Million Dollar Escape Room Business


Completely amazed by the indoor family amusement concepts like Dave & Busters and Chuck E Cheese, Akos decided that he wanted to establish a similar family entertainment concept in his homeland of Hungary. During my high school years, I spent an academic year in Burbank, CA as a foreign exchange student from Hungary. The family who I lived with, once took me to Chuck E Cheese’s outlet, where I decided, that I want to do a business like this back in Hungary.

Remote First: Why Isn’t Every Company Boundaryless


If you’re recruiting out of Hungary, the signals you’d typically rely on to help you identify strong candidates probably don’t exist. This article is the third part of my extended series on boundaryless teams, remote -first companies, and the future of work.

Remote Work in the Time of COVID-19


But you can’t assume that these things are true if an applicant is from Hungary. The world has changed… Two months ago, if I told you that remote work would be the global norm by mid-April, you’d have thought I was hanging out with Elon Musk too much.

Crisis versus Opportunity: 6 Ways to Bootstrap a Startup in a Post-COVID-19 World While Navigating the New Normal


Thus, in our case study, the first step is to consult with a professional business services organization that specializes in company formation in Hungary to help you register a legal company. Are you considering starting up your own business?

Skype for Small Business Profile: Drew Gerber

Mike Michalowicz

He’s a citizen of the world who currently splits his time between Hungary, Serbia, and the US. Though it’s sometimes difficult to physically catch up with PR guru Drew Gerber, CEO of Wasabi Publicity, Inc. , he’s always available virtually.

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Social Enterprises Globally

Business Plan Blog

NESsT was co-founded by an American and a Chilean in 1997 and is currently a registered charity in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Hungary, Peru, Romania, the U.K. There is a rich social enterprise culture present in the United Kingdom.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


having grown up in Hungary I came to the States over 12 years ago. Having seen the success of escape rooms spread through Hungary and greater Eastern Europe I had a feeling they would catch on here in the States at some point. Each business has a story.

Szaky of @TerraCycle Profiled in @CSMonitor

Campus Entrepreneurship

and later… Szaky grew up in Budapest, Hungary, prior to the fall of communism and has been intrigued by entrepreneurship ever since he arrived in North America. There are many student entrepreneurs — Gates, Zuckerberg, Dell — that the masses know about.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

SXSW Startups: Tunnelware

Austin Startup

The three founders of DigitalTwin Technology met during the EU ICT 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 4, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx.

Helping startups hit a home run, VC Style

David Teten

in Budapest, Hungary.) Lots of venture capitalists claim to add value to the companies in which they invest. But how do they do it? And does it really produce better returns for their investors? My coauthors and I just published in the Journal of Private Equity the first-ever research study on best practices of venture capitalists in creating portfolio company value through operational support, exploring exactly these questions. We published a piece in TechCrunch summarizing our findings.

Intrinsically, freelancers are more motivated than full-time employees


Right now, we have programmers in Hungary, public relations in Florida and social media in New York. The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers.

Generate and Transformify: Umbrella Solutions to Help Businesses Hire Top Talent Worldwide


London, 18.08.2018. Transformify Recruitment CRM and Generate FS have joined forces to help employers hire top talent worldwide.

5 Most Successful Products Ever and What Small Businesses Can Learn From Them

crowdSPRING Blog

The Rubik’s Cube is a run-away success straight from the unlikely homeland of Communist Hungary. When planning your next product, the less you leave to chance, the better.

Eastern European Champions & the 4 V’s of Big Data

Cracking the Code

Skype is probably the most famous of them, but there are a lot of other examples including Game Insights, Kaspersky and Parallels in Russia, LogMeIn and Prezi in Hungary and Avast and AVG in the Czech Republic.

Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Saturday, April 17, 2010 Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more) Hear the CEO of KISSmetrics give a sneak preview of what hell be presenting at the Startup Lessons Learned conference on April 23 (were less than a week away!):

What Can You Learn from the 4-Hour Workweek?

Both Sides of the Table

During this period of time I found ways to get my firm to staff me in Italy, France, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain and the UK. A couple of years ago I read the popular book, “The Four Hour Workweek &# by Tim Ferriss.

New Entrepreneurship Ranking of Countries | US Not the Most Entrepreneurial

Campus Entrepreneurship

and Laslo Szerb of Hungary’s University of Pécs. In the past 5 years while working on my PhD part-time at GMU, I have been fortunate to work with some incredible professors from various fields — economics, sociology, political science, history, and higher education. Two of them, Richard Florida and Zoltan Acs , have made incredible contributions in the fields of economic development, entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, and technology policy.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

AJL supply these yeasts to breweries in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Spain, Brazil, Chile, USA, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Korea, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Vi etnam, Germany and many other countries.

Four Stories: A Decade of Writing Occam's Razor!

Occam's Razor

People that make me so happy when I see them around the world, like Marco when I visit Germany or Zoli when I'm in Hungary. An off-topic post this week, to celebrate this incredible outpost you've helped create on the web, Occam's Razor.

Two years of remote working – hiring, scaling, culture, and the lifestyle trade-off

The Startup Toolkit

This is just a story, not advice, but maybe there’s something relevant. At year’s end I’ll be trading away my location independence for something better. It’s been a fun stretch.