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…

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

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com 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

CEO Behind Multi-Million Dollar Escape Room Business

Hearpreneur

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.

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.

Serbia 100

[Event] Ukraine, Thailand And US Take Top Spots At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012

YoungUpstarts

Third Place: Turtle Games (Hungary). They came, they saw, and they – well, some of them, at least – conquered.

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.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

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.

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.

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!):

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.

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.

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.

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.