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Sun, 2019-09-22 10:40

We are looking for knowledge-friendly businesses of the year 2019

Carefully preserving the knowledge accumulated at the company and effectively transferring it to the younger generations is extremely important for the competitiveness of an enterprise either in case of generation changing family businesses or knowledge transfer within professions. In Hungary this process is still in its infancy. That is why the SEED Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development and the Talent and Knowledge Center Foundation (TTKA) have decided to launch a tender for the first time in Hungary entitled "I ntergenerational Knowledge Transfer in Organizations - Good... Tovább
Sun, 2019-09-22 10:16


Intergenerational knowledge transfer in organizations Good practices - Application We are looking for the winner of the „Knowledge-Friendly Organization 2019 Award” Talent and Knowledge Center Foundation (TTKA) and SEED Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development are launching an application under the title „Intergenerational knowledge transfer in organizations – good practices”. The winner of the competition will gain the Knowledge-Friendly Organization 2019 award. International research shows that generational co-existence and managing collaboration in the workplace is increasingly... Tovább
Sun, 2019-06-02 16:29

Exciting topics in focus at the recruiting event in Szombathely

On 27 May, 2019 the SEED Foundation hold an event organized in the frame of Personal Entrepreneurship Mentor Program at the headquarters of the Vas County Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Szombathely with the participation of several entrepreneurs' organizations. There was a lively discussion on the characteristics of Hungarian micro and small businesses, the spill-over effects of shortage profession as well as on the opportunities offered by mentoring role. Károly Balogh, Secretary General of Vas County Chamber of Commerce and Industry outlined the importance of such programs for... Tovább
Sun, 2019-02-10 09:39

Mentors and mentees are invited to the SEED Foundation

After intensive professional preparation, the National Entrepreneurship Mentor Program was launched on 6 February 2019. The aim of the project is the national introduction of indirect support tools to increase the competitiveness and efficiency of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The biggest challenge facing the Hungarian micro, small and medium-sized enterprise sector is to increase efficiency and thus to improve the competitiveness of the sector. The government considers the development and professional support of SMEs forming backbone of the economy to be of primary importance... Tovább
Sun, 2019-02-10 09:37

Up-to-date knowledge, various target groups Interview with Managing Director of SEED Foundation

Zsuzsanna Lakatosné Lukács took over the management of the SEED Foundation last April. We wanted to know what has happened under her direction in the organization, how she started her activity and where to go. Seed Foundation was not unknown to you, because you were present in the life of the Foundation as member later as chairman of the Board of Trustees. However, as executive director you obviously see another face of the organization. What's this face? As member of the Board of Trustees and later as its chairman I was in charge of managing the elaboration of the SEED strategy, in fact I... Tovább
Sun, 2019-02-10 09:33

Keep up with the 21st century: develop your digital skills!

Seed Foundation will launch a 2X half-day training focusing to Entrepreneurial Digitalization for women entrepreneurs under the name QuickIT with the support of the Budapest Bank at the end of November. The goal is for women to increase their competitiveness in our increasingly digitalized world by developing their digital knowledge and skills. According to an EU survey, 57% of people with higher education are women, but only 24.9% of them studied in some IT field, and much less, just 13% are working in this sector (Women in the Digital Age, 2018.) If due attention is paid to the development... Tovább
Sun, 2019-02-10 09:28


Share your experiences with interested students In Hungary, this year, between 25 February and 1 March 2019, Money7 will be held for the fifth time. This initiative, across Europe - the European Money Week - draws attention to the importance of conscious money management in about 30 countries. In recent years, in addition to financial awareness, entrepreneurial competence development and experience-based introduction of entrepreneurial skills have been included in the program. In connection with financial issues volunteers from banks and concerning entrepreneurial subjects, volunteers from... Tovább
Sun, 2019-02-10 09:24

SEED trainings in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County

On behalf of the Municipality of Sárospatak, in the framework of the program TOP-5.1.2-15-BO1-2016-00005, under the title „“Establishing Local Employment Cooperation with Sárospatak Center”, the SEED Foundation organizes trainings for increasing basic entrepreneurial skills of local producers and service providers. The trainers of SEED Foundation - from 11 January to March 3, 2019 – have already held as well as will hold competency development trainings in three Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county locations - Sárospatak, Boldogkőváralja and Hercegkút, under the title „Entrepreneurship Information,... Tovább


Personal consultancy on general enterprise development

Our Foundation offers personal consultancy to practicing and to future entrepreneurs on practical issues of enterprise development. The consultants are at the disposal of our clients at an agreed time – to prepare for this please fill in the online consultancy questionnaire.

The fee of personal consultancy is 5000 HUF + VAT/hour for private persons and NGOs and 8000 HUF + VAT/hour for enterprises. If you have other questions on consultancy, please contact us by e-mail:

Preparing a business plan with visual business modelling

The main goal of our services in this area is to consider jointly the business model of your enterprise – be it a planned, a start-up or an existing enterprise – and to prepare the business plan you need. The service is based on a new globally used business planning methodology, the "Business Model Canvas", in which all important elements of an enterprise and their relations are visually processed and analysed.

Our modelling service includes a preliminary assessment and individual agreement and is implemented in a workshop with group-work (6-12 persons) in a one-day training-type of workshop and individual consultancy on request. If you are interested in our modelling services please contact us through the online data sheet.

Business planning by a business planner

With the help of an online business planner called "Vállalkozásindító" (Start up the enterprise) our Foundation offers help to all those entrepreneurs who seek advice in building up their own business plan in an autonomous and systematic manner. The application "Vállalkozásindító" can be used at a preferential price through our Foundation combined with personal consultancy. If you are interested, please contact us through theonline data sheet

Accredited training courses

"All what women entrepreneurs have to know, to learn and to do" - 90 hours training course

This is a highly successful training course with a past of more than 9 years and has helped more than 500 women to start a career as entrepreneurs. Within the frame of the accredited training course of 90 hours participants get an insight into theory and improve the acquired knowledge through situational plays and group exercises. On the last day of the training course the participants can test their knowledge in practice: they will present their business plans to the others and discuss them jointly. Individual work and preparation is also important in this form of training; we offer online sources to this. The training programme comprises of a 60 hours practical training block and 30 hours theory and individual work. The training course starts with at least 20 fee-paying participants. Please contact us through the online data sheet.

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Thematic programs

Entrepreneur Incubator Program
Entrepreneur Mentoring Program
Women Entrepreneur Development Program


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"Our mission is to promote the sustainable economy and equal opportunities by developing an ethical, conscious and effective entrepreneurial attitude."

The Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development (SEED) was founded in 1990 by entrepreneurial representative groups, higher education institutions, financial institutions and ministries. According to the objectives of the founders, the organisation started its operation aiming to broaden the knowledge base of entrepreneurs and to develop a sound entrepreneurial culture and environment in Hungary. Due to its activity SEED has gained a so called public status in 1998. Depending on our clients' needs - besides enterprise development - part of our work is to strengthen the NGO sector and support civil organisations. In 2003 the former Ministry of Employment Policy and Labour acknowledged the outstanding efforts of the Foundation performed in the field of equal opportunities, and in the same year we became an accredited adult education centre. Our quality environmental management system has MSZ EN ISO 9001:2009, and MSZ EN ISO 14001:2005 international certificate for the activities of adult education, consulting, research and event organisation.


 Our objectives are to:

  • Improve the Hungarian entrepreneurial culture, broaden the professional knowledge of entrepreneurs, enhance the competitive capacities of small enterprises.
  • Support deprived and minority groups in playing a more determinate role.


  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Industry
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Food
  • National Committee for Technical Development
  • Karl Marx University of Economic Sciences
  • Retailers' National Body
  • National Council of Industrial Co-operatives
  • Craftsmen's National Body
  • Merkantil Bank
  • Public Insurance Supervisory Authority
  • National Association of Entrepreneurs
  • Hungarian Economic Chamber
  • International Manager Centre Kft.

 Board Members and SC

  • Chair of Board: Kármen Dr. BILLO 
  • Board Members: Petra Lujza INOTAY, Orsolya MUSÁKNÉ GERGELY, János TARDOS, Tibor CZIKKELY, Béla VÖRÖS, Tamás MÓRÓ
  • Supervisory Committee: Dr. Attila SÓLYOM (chair), József NAGY, Endréné SZÁMADÓ
  • Auditor: István TOLNAI
  • Gratitude and love we keep the memory of: dr. Ágnes TIBOR (CEO), Péter SZIRMAI (board member),
    Teréz LAKI (chair of Board), Ágnes VAJDA (board member),
    Imre GÁSPÁR (board member), Imre SÁNDOR (chair of Supervisory Committee) és Anna HORVÁTH (Managing Director, Quality Control Manager, Adult Education Manager).


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Lakatosné Lukács Zsuzsanna

Ügyvezető igazgató

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Czérna Enikő

Szakmai koordinátor

Darók-Jámbor Anita's picture

Darók-Jámbor Anita

Szakmai vezető

Fábián Ágnes's picture

Fábián Ágnes

Projektmenedzser, Felnőttképzési vezető

Füzesiné K. Katalin's picture

Füzesiné K. Katalin

Pénzügyi asszisztens

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Kirov Farkas Cecília


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Koncsikné Szaniszló Bernadett


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Szabó Zsófia


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Szlanyinka Zoltán

IT szakértő, GDPR Szakértő

Vilmányi Márton's picture

Vilmányi Márton

Szakmai vezető

Co-operate experts

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Bús Borbála

HR szakértő

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Bognár Károly

Kommunikációs szakértő

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Nagy Mihály

IT Szakértő


Foundation for Small Enterprise Economic Development (SEED)

 Address: H-1024, Budapest, Rómer Flóris u. 22-24. V. em. 15.
 Telefon/fax: +36 (1) 212-2179


VAT number: 19014812-2-41
Bank Account Number: 11702036-20721866 (OTP Bank)
IBAN: HU16 1170 2036 2072 1866 0000 0000
ABAE Institutional Accreditation Registration Number: 0378
Adult Education Registration Number: 01-0147-04