Design Terminal is the leading innovation agency in Hungary. Its mission is to nurture business talent and develop the regional entrepreneurial as well as the innovation ecosystem. Design Terminal builds bridges between startups and corporations, connecting the two different business environments. They bring talented startups together with innovative companies to create value for society.
The European Commission recognized our efforts by the European Enterprise Promotion Award (EEPA) in 2014, and in 2016 we obtained the award for the best Hungarian accelerator, as part of the Central European Startup Awards.
Contacting the best startups and organising the meetings locally
We explore and select
the best startups together
Ensuring the continuous professional supervision of the program
is an international donor organization established in 2000 by the governments of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries—Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia—to promote regional cooperation in the V4 region as well as between the region and other countries, especially those in the Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership regions. The Fund does so by awarding grants, scholarships and artist residencies. The Fund’s annual budget is €8 million and it consists of equal contributions of the V4 governments.
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Frequently asked questions
Any startup registered in a V4 country (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia), with a founder with a citizenship of one of the four countries.
Nothing. If your startup is selected, it’s completely FREE to attend at the program. The travel cost and the accomodation is covered during the mentoring program and the mobility and networking tour(in case you accept the options offered by Design Terminal), and Design Terminal provides scholarship, which is more than just pizza money.
We expect full dedication for the program, which means that two members of your startup (including the founder/CEO) have to travel to Budapest and participate in the 7-day long training session, and then spend 10 more days at a networking tour to the other V4 countries.
The whole program will be in English.
We are happy to help out with any questions! Just drop us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.