Regional startup and innovation day

Following the footsteps of last year’s epic startup and innovations day, once again in November we shake up Budapest with a high dose of innovation and inspiration.

Be sure to be part of the biggest networking event of the CEE region where investors, accelerators and business angels dress up nicely to mingle with fresh, cutting edge startups and corporate thoughts-leaders, or just to raise a glass - or two - the strongly developing regional startup ecosystem.

Startup and Innovation Award
of Hungary

Be a part of the most prestigious startup awarding ceremony in Hungary!

Startup and Innovation Award of Hungary recognizes the outstanding startups and startup minds for the fourth time in 2020. As the award stands as a representation of the collaboration between the stakeholders and thought leaders of our strongly developing startup ecosystem, the judges’ panel is filled with well-known, respected professionals and entrepreneurs.
In the ceremony the greatest Hungarian startup achievements will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Best crisis-agile startup
  • Founder of the year
  • Best female entrepreneur
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Get in the Ring!
Startup competition

Boxing ring based pitch competition will come again in 2020!

Startups from the V4 region shall rhetorically battle each other to pitch their solutions to win perks, prizes, potential funding and get a ticket to attend the 2021 Global Get in the Ring Final. This year’s focus is on the digitalization and innovative solutions regarding sports and e-sports technology. The challenge is set by Szerencsejáték Zrt (Hungary’s main gambling service provider) who has already set foot on the road of its digital transformation.


About Get in the Ring!

Get in the Ring! is different from any other startup pitching competition. Pitching in the ring creates an undeniable competitive electricity which means founders are forced to up their game and give a pitch they are proud of. Startup finalists will pitch their solutions in 2 boxing ring battles in which they highlight their Product, Team, Business Model, Traction, Opportunity and Why they are better than their opponents.


Main sponsor Szerencsejáték Zrt.

2019 Highlights

2019 Highlights