BÉT50 companies - 2018
Innovation. Inspiration. Climate Change. - Agri-Corn
Gábor Vaszkó, operational director; Péter Vaszkó, technical director; László Vaszkó, co-founder and managing director
For the corn processing company Agri-Corn Kft., future plans primarily focus on increasing export. If everything goes according to plan, its exports will double in three years.
Worldwide drivers - AImotive Kft.
Gergely Debreczeni PhD, Chief Scientist
AImotive, participating in automotive industry reforms with an investment of approximately HUF 10 billion and soon to have four international offices, offers a completely Hungarian developed software system with independent hardware and artificial intelligence solutions.
The most innovative Hungarian payment platform - Barion Payment Zrt.
Tamás Bíró and Sándor Kiss, the founders
Barion offers online shops a quick, cheap, and simple payment platform, a competitive alternative to Stripe or PayPal. Originally a spin-off company of what was an IT-oriented SME at the time, Sense/Net, it has taken only a few years for this Hungarian start-up to become more successful than its mother company.
Success in letters - Béflex Zrt.
László Bárán, CEO
The young manager of Béflex, a manufacturer of illuminated advertising panels, modern shop equipment, roof advertising signs and huge digital printers for buildings and shopping malls, expects revenues of HUF 4 billion and at least double this year’s profit margin by the end of next year. Mr. László Bárán expects that by that time, half of the turnover will be generated abroad.
Dolce Vita and Robotics - Benei és Társa Kft.
Kinga Fajvánné Benei, sales and marketing director
Péter Fajván, sales and financial director
Coming into work each morning to the scent of jam and freshly baked pastries – what’s not to love? This the sweet life that the owners of Benei és Társa Kft. know and love. Dressed in factory workwear, they take their places by the production line, personally supervising the legendary quality of their confectionery products – a hundred-year-old family tradition.
Black-belt masters of the digital world - BlackBelt Technology Kft.
Gábor Privitzky, R&D Manager; András Wolf, Sales Manager and András Czifra, Managing Director
BlackBelt’s IT solution delivers customised management systems to corporations – quick and dirt-cheap. Today, this solution is responsible for only one-third of their turnover, but their JUDO solution could make them a serious international player in the future.
The infinite opportunities offered by wheat germ - Biopharma Kft.
Attila Pechtol, general manager
The manufacturer of Avemar is launching a new product on the market. The anti-enteritis agent – also made of wheat-germ extract – can expect almost limitless market opportunities.
Selling ideas - CÉH ZRT.
Attila Tóth, CEO
Attila Tóth regards his nearly 30-year-old business as an intellectual workshop, which is also expressed by its name: CÉH Planning, Investment, and Development Plc. As a community of people who think and do the creative work together, they were able to emerge even stronger from the crisis that hit the entire construction industry.
Thirty years of tradition, 150 types of products, 350 million cereal bars produced - Cerbona
Dr. Attila Pókecz, owner
Tamás Mészáros, managing director
Cerbona is one of the big winners of the transformation of the Hungarian cereal industry. The company is the market leader in Hungary, therefore their goal is to achieve the greatest foreign expansion possible.
Speaking the same language - CODECOOL KFT.
József Boda and Balázs Vinnai, the founders
It’s not science fiction, though it sounds like it: concurrently with industrial processes, the workforce is also becoming digitalised all around the world. The founders of CodeCool believe that, as anybody can learn to read and write, you don’t have to be a math genius to become a programmer: the opportunity is there for former liberal arts students, police officers, pianists, but also career starters who want a “future-proof” career.