Budapest Makers is the online hub of the Budapest creative economy, and its aim is to connect every tech based startup, designer, manufacturer, investor and you, all Makers of the creative economy. Budapest Makers wants to increase the visibility of the ecosystem, and boost all of its industries, and DBH Group helps to accomplish this goal as a partner of the initiative.
The founding partners (Design Terminal, IBM Hungary, We Love Budapest) announced the website’s launch on 3rd June, 2016 on Brain Bar Budapest event at Akvárium Klub, Budapest.
The portal will provide you with comprehensive details from basic information and knowledge through infrastructure, events and jobs to resources that can support enterprising youngsters and their ideas or startups. Furthermore foreign investors could search among projects which are worth to invest in, and contact the startupers through the website.
Ferenc Pongrácz, Business Development Executive, Southeast Europe, IBM Hungary highlighted that the first similar website has launched in New York with the support of IBM, and since then almost 20 cities – London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Prague – joined the initiative and started their own portals. “The idea was born about a year ago, and our aim is that we make Budapest the No. 1. creative and innovative ecosystem in the region, and Budapest Makers portal has a crucial part in this process” – added Ferenc Pongrácz.
“We are really glad, that we can support this kind of initiative, where idea makers and existing businesses also could find the necessary informations, and Budapest Makers is an ideal networking platform, where the startup ecosystem of Budapest and beyond can connect with each other.” – Sándor Varga-Tarr, Marketing Director presented the reasons why DBH Group is supporting Budapest Makers. “Our business incubator, DBH SeedStar is focusing on startups’ business development, so helping them is part of our everyday life, and we believe that this portal is a great opportunity for startups, where they could find investors, advisors and valuable information for launching their businesses.”
Budapest Makers are looking for volunteers, who want to contribute to the portal‘s success, so if you have experience in graphic design, media, site building, research or blogging, join the team, and let’s build the Budapest Makers’ portal together!