On April 23 and 24, the biggest players in the Hungarian startup ecosystem will open their doors offering programs for professionals, job seekers, career starters and investors as part of the 5th Budapest Startup Safari.
Launched in Berlin in 2012, Startup Safari, a showcase of local startup culture has by now been organized in more than ten cities across Europe every year. The Budapest event is the region’s most important one bringing together for the fifth time the outstanding representatives of the local and international startup world. The aim of Budapest Startup Safari is to familiarize people with the Hungarian innovation/tech/startup ecosystem across Hungary and the region, as well as promoting knowledge sharing and furthering networking opportunities for market participants.
The Safari will run for two days at more than fifty venues featuring international speakers, thematic journeys, exclusive content, lesser-known startups and big names such as Shapr3D, Prezi or LogMeIn. Take a peek behind the corporate scenes, participate in extraordinary workshops, lectures, professional forums, and interactive programs backed by Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley and SAP.
The line-up includes Hungarian businessmen such as Gábor Bojár, founder of software development company, Graphisoft and private university, Aquincum Institute of Technology, Károly Gerendai, founder of Sziget Festival and I Love Hungary Club, owner of Michelin-star Costes restaurant and Peter Oszkó, investor, owner of OXO Labs, an incubator helping early-stage startups with international market entry. OXO Labs will not only be one of the presenters but from this year on, they have joined Budapest Startup Safari as an investor.
The international line-up features names like Kristian Riis, guitarist and manager of the Danish rock band Nephew, and investor for a number of startups, and founder of the NORDIC (LA) entertainment industry network as well as vice president of Easy Equities, a South African online trading company, Tristan Finnemore. Jeevan Kumar, founder of Zoom, which connects online shoppers, merchants, entrepreneurs and consumers through an instant courier service, and Florian Wimmer, co-founder of Blockpit working to make the workflow of cryptocurrency traders, tax experts, banks and authorities easier. Drew Calin, co-owner of Greenhouse, South East Asia’s largest market entry service provider, and Júlia Bíró site reliability engineer of the Berlin based content management microservice company, Contentful, will also appear.
Tickets and more information are available at budapest.startupsafari.com.