Quote of the week
Ambassadors in Budapest
| July 30, 2015
“Hungary is a country my family already knew well. We had had the opportunity to travel to this country before, and what we have experienced living here is consistent with our experience as visitors," the US Ambassador Colleen Bell tells Diplomacy & Trade.
By Andrew L. Urban | July 28, 2015
"I came back from the US to Hungary with a business plan for an IT company, and it is highly satisfying to see that idea now a thriving business with almost 100 employees." says Peter Freed, founder of Duna Elektronika.
| July 25, 2015
In the early 1990s, market based privatization was the main incentive for foreign investment in Hungary. With privatization virtually complete, Hungary’s main focus in attracting FDI has increasingly shifted to products and services incorporating high value added elements. That is the case with the American investors as well.
Andrew L. Urban | July 24, 2015
George Hemingway is a self confessed opportunist, an autocrat – “a benign one” he quickly qualifies – but above all, a builder, not so much of buildings, though that, too with a new Bozsik stadium on the way, but of “organizations, businesses".
| July 29, 2015
A Hungarian-Austrian business partnership is creating a new range of skincare products for men under the brand name SA.AL, with a clever marketing twist: customers can personalise each item.
| July 26, 2015
LogMeIn, a Hungarian born startup company has grown to become one of the world’s leading SaaS companies with over 800 employees in eight offices around the world. Its Budapest-office remains one of the most important development base.
Chamber of commerce
| July 23, 2015
The Swiss-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce (SwissCham Hungary) has announced the composition of its new Board of Members and that of its new Board of Supervision. Dr. István Béres has been re-elected for another term as SwissSham Hungary President.