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Another Hungarian success: a local business is in the finals of a Washington-based start-up competition

2016-04-01 00:00:00

Route4U, the developer of an accessibility map became the best of the region. Design Terminal’s mentee won the regional round of the Challenge Cup start-up competition in Tel-Aviv. The finals are held in Washington D.C. in June.

The world’s most promising enterprises have the chance to pitch their ideas at the Challenge Cup start-up competition organized by the 1776 incubation that has its headquarters in Washington D.C. The objective of the American hosts is to hunt down start-ups that challenge industrial standards. A local team, Route4U proved the be the best in the regional finals, winning an opportunity to participate in the American finals.

Route4U is an app that aids the transport of people using a wheelchair. The team has been engaged in Design Terminal’s intensive program targeted at improving businesses. In this mentor-program, the participants are supported by professionals in the areas of product – and business development as well as receiving advice on how to enter the market successfully.