From Idea to Investment
Csaba Miskolczy, CEO – Csaba founded the Startup Underground at 2008, and he collaborated many new idea and startup company. He realized many venture captalist aquiration, for example IVANKA and Laokoon (at 2012) or BLOGTER (at 2006). He has got an wide range topic dealflow from Hungarian startups. He worked on some bridge project to export CEE startups into Silicon Valley (USA), named by Valley Connect Program. He helped to found the Singularity University event is Hungary, at 2012. He was couch member of the Intel Global Impact Competition 2012. At Oct 2012 he re-founded the Business Angel Club, in Budapest.
Tamas Muller, CEE Regional Manager – Tamas, has more than 18 years of online & digital experience. He is a founding member of the Hungarian Direct Marketing Association. He worked at the leading Hungarian online marketing companies on the agency and media side as well (Kirowski Isobar, Carnation – part of the Possible Network, Ringier Publishing House). He joined Ringier to coordinate www.magyarhilap.hu political news portal, relaunch of the www.nemzetisport.hu sport news portal, create the new www.blikk.hu tabloid website and build portals for the teen generation. In 2009 he joined the Carnation Group, where his responsibilities included Central and Eastern European expansion, control of the subsidiaries, communication, searching and evaluating small “Carnation like” companies and promising startups of the region. He is the owner and managing director of many companies where he handles his own online projects (e.g. www.budapestfilmoffice.hu, www.yardstick.hu, www.modellstart.hu, www.ingyenfotozas.hu and www.grundfootball.com ). In 2012 he had a successful exit with ingyenfotozas.hu (freephotoshooting) startup. This project was bought by Hungarian Telekom. In 2010 Tamas founded GF Social Media, a project company for his Grundfootball venture where they boost the amateur and leisure soccer community not just in Hungary but 5 other countries in the CEE region. Beside all of this he has been coaching at various events and companies, including Életpálya Foundation , Kairos Student Venture Competition and as a founding member of BudapestBoost startup community.
Hobbies: beside community building, every team sport especially soccer and sailing and hiking.