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CEU InnovationsLab Team AbsoRice Joins Cerbona

February 23, 2018

CEU InnovationsLab team AbsoRice enters into strategic partnership with Hungarian market leader cereal producer Cerbona. AbsoRice will produce its premium vegan protein products in Cerbona's brand new gluten free production facility and parties will pursue joint distribution, logistic and marketing activities. Cerbona also obtained a minority stake in AbsoRice. AbsoRice will introduce a brand new vegan product line in 2018 developed in CEU InnovationsLab's makerspace.

Supp.li Joins CEU InnovationsLab

February 23, 2018

Hungarian/Polish/Chinese Supp.li joined CEU InnovationsLab on February 6, 2018.

Supp.li directly links European SME food producers with European hotels, restaurants and chefs to allow direct purchase of specialty, unique food products. As of 2019 additionally: Supp.li will allow overseas SME food buyers to source quality European food products directly from SME food producers (China as test market).

CEU InnovationsLab Team ShareKiwi Secures Funding

February 23, 2018

CEU InnovationsLab team ShareKiwi received seed funding from Hiventures, a venture capital fund supervised and supported by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office and the Hungarian Develpoment Bank Plc., to complete their product development and launch. ShareKiwi aims to develop unique telecommunication software solutions that enable clients to securely and energy efficiently share HD-quality content on mobile devices even in the absence of signal.  

CMDS's Starkman On Polk Award-Winning Team of Journalists

February 21, 2018

The Paradise Papers investigation of wealth stashed offshore has won a George Polk Award, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist’s second Polk Award in as many years. The team of more than 380 journalists from six continents was honored with the Financial Reporting Award.

CEU InnovationsLab Team Hashtag School Secures Funding

February 21, 2018

CEU InnovationsLab team Hashtag School secured smart money funding at a 420 million-forint (77,000-euro) valuation under basic investor protection provisions. This arrangement and the white-label sales (a language school, university, elementary school, insurance company among others) will ensure that the digital education system will be developed to a new stage by mid-2018.