Date and time: Wednesday, 28 March, 9:00 
Venue: Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge



Come and hear more about what the UK has to offer for ambitious and go-getting startups

 Date: Wednesday, 28 March, 9:00
Venue: Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge (1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 2.)

Hungry for success? Being the disruptive startup that you must be, you innovate the heck out of your field, and you are aiming to the UK market? Let’s meet then!

Take a regular Wednesday, season it with sweet topics such as funding opportunities, investors, tech hubs, accelerators, taxation and dress it with the possibility of entering the UK market. Do you fancy conquering the UK markets? Need a few hints on what the leading accelerator of the UK and US, TechStars seeks in Hungarian startups? Curious about some success stories and best practices?

Courtesy of the BCCH, the British Embassy and Hiventures, this startup day provides you rare opportunity to discover the advantages of the UK as an investment destination for Hungarian innovative businesses. Come and hear great presentations about taxation or the hot topics and products of the UK market, learn from the best practices told by UK based Hungarian startuppers, and take notes during the pitching session where promising startups introduce themselves in front of multinational corporations.


8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:15 Opening remarks by HM Ambassador Iain Lindsay and Vazul Toth, Chairman of BCCH

9:15 – 9:30 Why to set up in the UK? Priority startup sectors, innovation ecosystems, advantages, investment schemes and funding, national support programs
Presenter: Krisztina Gorog, DIT CEN FD

9:30 – 10:40 Wired for success in the UK

- Taxation, funding opportunities and schemes, investors, Brexit – Péter Honyek, Senior Manager, PwC Hungary

- Market entry requirements from UK technology hubs / First step to break into UK market - Startup Campus Soft Landing program- Zsolt Kovács, CEO, Enterprise Hungary

- UK exit- advantages and disadvantages of one the biggest fintech merge in Hungary- The IND story

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Roundtable discussion: First-hand best practices from Hungarian innovative startups already present in the UK – Whitereport, Kinesis, Jaystack, Supercharge, Artconsious (TBC) 

11:30 – 12:00 Pitching session in front of big UK companies in Hungary 

12:00 – 12:05 Closing remarks

12:00 – 13:00 Networking lunch 



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