Budapest, November 5 (MTI) – Hungarian presentation software developer Prezi’s co-founder and director Peter Arvai has won the European Web Entrepreneur of the Year award, the company said.
The co-founders of the award, the European Commission and the Hub Institute, made the announcement at the world’s leading internet conference, the WebSummit, in Dublin on Wednesday, Prezi told MTI.
The EC established the award with the Hub Institute and the Deloitte consultancy to recognise new European entrepreneurs and enterprises that develop innovative digital solutions or services, it said.
This is the first time that a Hungarian entrepreneur has won the prestigious award. Prezi, founded by three young Hungarians in 2009, has more than 45 million users worldwide and head offices in San Francisco and Budapest. Its software is available in English, Hungarian, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Korean.