CEU iLab is a startup incubator set to help startups from Central Europe and beyond

to become successful, international businesses

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About CEU iLab

CEU iLab makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing mentoring, know-how, network and a community for high-impact teams. All this at a world-class university, linking academia with business in a unique way.

6 million €
raised by iLab teams
created by iLab teams
participated in the incubation
worked with iLab teams

What can you do at CEU iLab?

Launch your idea

Have a start-up idea? We help to set your project up for success with our one-year incubation program.
We take two cohorts per year into our program. Contact us and pitch your idea!

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Invest in opportunities

Interested in funding opportunities? We can introduce you to promising start-ups.

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Share your experience

Mentors are the secret game-changers for our startups. Contribute to the success of a company and be inspired by the next generation. Guide a team through their incubation process. The minimum time commitment is 1-2 hours per team per month.

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Stay innovative

Contact iLab Management to discuss partnership opportunities with us and our teams.

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Share your expertise

Become a skill mentor in your expert area. Skill mentors help incubated teams grow by sharing their expertise. Unlike lead mentors, they don't guide teams through the entire one-year incubation but they are available for one-time consultations.

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Join one of the teams

You can become a team member or work as an intern in one of our startups or with iLab Management. Non-CEU students are also welcome!

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Latest News

CEU iLab Incubation Kicks-Off for Exciting New Cohort

October 6, 2020
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Talk-a-Bot Talks about how the COVID Crisis Redefined their Business in the October Issue of Forbes

October 2, 2020
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Brokerchooser featured in October issue of Forbes Hungary

September 30, 2020
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Go to News

"Participating in CEU iLab’s Global Startup Bootcamp gave me a model on how to make my company sustainable and profitable."

Edit Szabo

CEO, Founder of Kider App

"This is a very supportive environment."

Zsolt Balog

(founder, Suppli)

"...a truly diverse knowledge is available from experts and other founders."

Bence Radak

CEO, Founder of Kider App

Find us here

Central European University,
Nádor Street 9, 1051 Budapest

Our office is located in CEU building N9, Faculty Tower 1st floor.



Our teams' investors