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2015
Jan
27

Start Your Business! arrives at Semmelweis University

The Start Your Business! Program - a joint project of AmCham and HVCA was the closing event of Semmelweis University's Innovation Day on January 27th.

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2014
Oct
29

Invitation to Start Your Business - at Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

The next installment of the Start Your Business event series at BME: First steps to launching your own business and the challenges of expansion.

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2014
Oct
08

Start Your Business! going strong

AmCham Hungary and HVCA held the 14th Start Your Business! program at Óbuda University for an enthusiastic audience of 85 students. Óbuda university is the 10th institute of higher education to welcome the series.

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2014
Oct
06

Invitation to Start Your Business - Óbuda University

The next installment of the Start Your Business event series at Óbuda University: First steps to launching your own business and the challenges of expansion.

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2014
May
07

Large attendance at the Start your business! Program’s event in Gödöllő

About a hundred university students and lecturers gathered at the Szent István University in Gödöllő to attend the Start your business! roadshow – a joint program by AmCham Hungary and HVCA.

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2014
Apr
29

Expanding University Outreach of the Start your Business! Program

The Governance & Transparency Committee’s "Start your business!" program has been taken to eight different universities and colleges since 2012, reaching out to altogether more than 700 students.
This Spring, "Start your business!" speakers enjoyed a warm welcome at the Eszterházy Károly College in Eger and at the University of Szeged.

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2013
Jan
07

Activist investors toast a banner year - By Dan McCrum and David Gelles, source: FT.com

Activist investors toast a banner year - By Dan McCrum and David Gelles

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2012
Nov
30

AmCham supports the Karios Student Venture Competition

AmCham's GIE Committee Chair moderates the afternoon roundtable discussion at the Final Round of the Kairos Student Venture Competition on November 30. Previously, committe member Előd Solti participated as a coach at the coaching session of the competition held on November 24.

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2012
Nov
29

Start your business II. -"Early Growth to Expansion: How to manage the middle period"

"Early Growth to Expansion: How to manage the middle period" - Presentation by Dr. Emese Várnagy, founder and president of IVM Zrt., followed by an interactive discussion with CEMS students.
Mooderator: Előd Solti, Managing Partner of Solti & Partners Consulting, member of AmCham’s Governance, Integrity and Entrepreneurship Committee.
The language of the program is English. Organizers are: American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (HVCA) and Budapest Corvinus University.

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2012
Nov
27

Transparency International hits government over delays in anti-graft program

Graft watchdog Transparency International Hungary (TI) said that the government had failed to implement some tasks assumed in its anti-graft program by deadline, and urged the cabinet to make up for the delay as soon as possible. The Public Administration and Justice Ministry has admitted some delays but confirmed the government’s commitment to implementation.

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2012
Nov
22

Start your business I. - "Getting Started: How to launch your business"

"Getting Started: How to launch your business" - Presentation by Gábor Gleisz, CEO of Leonar3Do (including product presentation: Vimensio), followed by an interactive discussion with CEMS students.
Mooderator: Előd Solti, Managing Partner of Solti & Partners Consulting, member of AmCham’s Governance, Integrity and Entrepreneurship Committee.
Organizers: American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (HVCA) and Budapest Corvinus University.

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2012
Nov
19

US Enforcement Agencies Publish Long-Awaited Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Just in time for the US Thanksgiving Day holiday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have jointly delivered the much anticipated Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the Guide). Although the 120-page Guide has some tasty morsels here and there, many businesses will wish that there was more meat on these bones. (Source: mayerbrown.com)

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2012
Oct
30

“Start your business II. - Early Growth to Expansion: How to manage the middle period

Participants of the the Start your business program will learn about entrepreneurship related aspects of management, private equity, law, economics, finance, human resources and corporate governanceh trough inspirational presentations and interactive discussions. The importance of good corporate governance and business integrity will be a theme running throughout the program. Both business integrity and proper planning are of critical importance to sustainable business success and to attracting future investors.

The language of the program is English.

Organizers are: American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (HVCA) and Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME).

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2012
Oct
18

“Start your business” For Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators - Early Growth to Expansion: How to manage the middle period

The “Start your business” co-operation is a series of two talks by successful Hungarian entrepreneurs followed by panel discussions, which will take place at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). These talks and panel discussions we hope will inspire young entrepreneurs to “take the plunge” and start their own businesses. Participants will hear first-hand from successful entrepreneurs about how they built their companies, and they will get practical advice from experts in law, economics, finance, human resources, corporate governance, management and private equity.

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