Supervisory board

About

Levente Zsembery

Levente Zsembery

Chairman

Levente is the CEO of X-Ventures and he was the Chairman of the HVCA from 2015-2018. Before joining the team he gained experience as investment banker at UniCredit CAIB, director of capital market transactions at Hungarian State Motorway Management Company. Since 1996, he has been a full-time and part-time lecturer at the Institute of Finance and Accounting of the Corvinus University of Budapest. Levente worked as an independent adviser for different institutions like the Budapest Stock Exchange, the Hungarian Development Bank, the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority but also worked on the World Bank’s project for the development of the Hungarian Student Loan System. Levente graduated and got his PhD degree at Corvinus University of Budapest.

Levente Zsembery

Levente Zsembery

Chairman

Levente is the CEO of X-Ventures and he was the Chairman of the HVCA from 2015-2018. Before joining the team he gained experience as investment banker at UniCredit CAIB, director of capital market transactions at Hungarian State Motorway Management Company. Since 1996, he has been a full-time and part-time lecturer at the Institute of Finance and Accounting of the Corvinus University of Budapest. Levente worked as an independent adviser for different institutions like the Budapest Stock Exchange, the Hungarian Development Bank, the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority but also worked on the World Bank’s project for the development of the Hungarian Student Loan System. Levente graduated and got his PhD degree at Corvinus University of Budapest.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Supervisory Board member

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr. has been working at MFB Hungarian Development Bank since 2009. He has a law degree and speaks German and English. He has been performing management duties in various fields at MFB: he has obtained significant experiences in business, law, and the use of EU funds. He was dealing with product development in the business area. After having headed the EU Law Unit at the EU Competence Center Directorate, he became the leader of the Venture Capital Investment Directorate. From March 2018, he was leading the Bank's Group Governance Division, at the beginning as a Managing Director then as a Director General. Since 1 April 2019, Levente Dr. Sipos-Tompa has been directing MFB as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr.

Supervisory Board member

Levente Sipos-Tompa Dr. has been working at MFB Hungarian Development Bank since 2009. He has a law degree and speaks German and English. He has been performing management duties in various fields at MFB: he has obtained significant experiences in business, law, and the use of EU funds. He was dealing with product development in the business area. After having headed the EU Law Unit at the EU Competence Center Directorate, he became the leader of the Venture Capital Investment Directorate. From March 2018, he was leading the Bank's Group Governance Division, at the beginning as a Managing Director then as a Director General. Since 1 April 2019, Levente Dr. Sipos-Tompa has been directing MFB as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.

Lénárd Horgos

Lénárd Horgos

Supervisory Board member

Lenard is a founding partner and head of the advisory team of Growth financing / M&A of the international advisory firm Absolvo Consulting – Proventis Partners CEE. Having 15+ years experience, he is an advisor of local and CEE regional scaleups and growing startups in technology & innovation-driven industries in core business areas such as business planning, growth strategy formulation and execution, growth financing and full scale buy-side and sell-side M&A. He graduated at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and then followed his business studies by strategy, financing and marketing specializations at MIT and Wharton BS. Active publisher in core business media, experienced speaker and facilitator of workshops, lecturer at Hungarian and international business and technology universities in corporate finance, business strategy and entrepreneurship-related topics, mentor/speaker at several regional VC/PE, entrepreneurship and startup programmes. Former board member of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA), founding member of the Hungarian Business Angel Network (HunBAN).

Lénárd Horgos

Lénárd Horgos

Supervisory Board member

Lenard is a founding partner and head of the advisory team of Growth financing / M&A of the international advisory firm Absolvo Consulting – Proventis Partners CEE. Having 15+ years experience, he is an advisor of local and CEE regional scaleups and growing startups in technology & innovation-driven industries in core business areas such as business planning, growth strategy formulation and execution, growth financing and full scale buy-side and sell-side M&A. He graduated at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and then followed his business studies by strategy, financing and marketing specializations at MIT and Wharton BS. Active publisher in core business media, experienced speaker and facilitator of workshops, lecturer at Hungarian and international business and technology universities in corporate finance, business strategy and entrepreneurship-related topics, mentor/speaker at several regional VC/PE, entrepreneurship and startup programmes. Former board member of the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HVCA), founding member of the Hungarian Business Angel Network (HunBAN).