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Join now the BIGGEST and BEST Startup Weekend ever!

Global Startup Battle 2013On the 22nd November 2013, organized by Colabs Startup Center, Startup Weekend is back in town for the 5th time since 2011 and it’s bigger and better than ever before. The best performing two teams from Budapest will be participating the Global Startup Battle racing for 500K+ USD in funding, travel and prizes!

80+ creative people with technology, design and business backgrounds will be gathering at Startup Weekend Budapest for a 54 hour frenzy of coding, designing, business model creation  and market validation.

We invite anyone with an interest in startups, design and technology to come along and get stuck in, flex their entrepreneurial skills and make some new friends.

It’s been proven!

Awesome teams started from here:


About Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning together the tricks and hacks of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1000 past events in 120 countries around the world. Anyone is welcome to pitch an idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams form around the top ideas organically; don’t worry though if you don’t have an idea yourself, just join the group you like best! Whether entrepreneurs found companies, find a co-founder, meet someone new, or learn a skill far outside their usual 9-to-5, everyone is guaranteed to leave the event better prepared to navigate the chaotic but fun world of startups. If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur, register now for the best weekend of your life!



Nov 22
  • Registration Starts
  • Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Nov 23
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Check-point I.
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Lunch
  • Check-pont II.
  • Dinner
  • Finished for the day.


Nov 24
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Mentors arrive
  • Check-point III.
  • Lunch
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!

Dave Parker

Founder, Tech Entrepreneur and Board Member   |   LinkedIn

Over the last 20 years Dave's career success has included both product and service industries, selling both tangible and intangible technology products and professional services. Markets have included software, wireless and IT hardware. An Alumnus of the University of Washington, Dave has been recognized by the World Technology Network for Innovation in the Software Industry, Forbes “Best of the Web” and the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “40 under 40”.

Today he serves as the VP Product for UP Global (Startup Weekend + Startup America Partnership) in Seattle and manages the product, technology and operations teams. The UP Global team will deliver over 800 events in 110 countries and 250+ cities in 2013.

Dave has founded or co-founded five companies, selling two, closing one and two are still operating. He’s on the Board of Directors for three companies in the NW and serves as an advisor to dozens of startups on the West Coast.

He was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Mitsui & Company IT Investment Group in Cupertino, CA, a $250M venture fund where he evaluated investments and was a board member and observer for portfolio companies. He has worked with Mitsui in a variety of advisory roles since 1998.

Dave supports the Seattle Tech ecosystem as a Board Member of NWEN and Director of the Founder Institute Seattle. FI Seattle has over 70 local CEO/Founder mentors in tech and has launched 50 companies in Seattle over the last three years.


Judit Grosz

Development Platform Evangelism Lead at Microsoft   |   LinkedIn

Andras Molnar

Deputy CEO at Portfolion   |   LinkedIn

Zoltan Varady

CEO at Corvinus Venture Capital   |   LinkedIn


Balazs Vinnai

CEO & Founder at IND Group   |   LinkedIn

Gabor Gerenyi

Co-founder at   |   LinkedIn

Gyula Feher

Co-founder, UStream   |   LinkedIn

Gergely Hodicska

Sr Engineering Manager at Ustream   |   LinkedIn

Laszlo Bone

Attorney-at-law at Bóné Law Firm   |   LinkedIn

Laszlo Kukla

Director of QA at LogMeIn   |   LinkedIn

Pal Honti

Founder, Board member, Business development director   |   LinkedIn

Peter Hamza

Founder at Stockfresh, stock.xchng, Dream   |   LinkedIn

Zsolt Szigetlaki

Founder, CTO at Intellisense (Webcam Laboratory)   |   LinkedIn

Adrian Pica

Organizer, Startup Weekend Timisoara   |   LinkedIn

Attila Nemes

CEO, OS Kantine   |   LinkedIn

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