Imre is strongly involved in many facets of the Hungarian innovation startup ecosystem. He is manager of the Startup division of Hungarian Innovation Federation and often works with Hungarian government on ecosystem and venture capital issues. In the last 5 years, Imre has been involved with 23 startups, in different capacities, mostly in the ICT domain. A US educated entrepreneur-financier, he joined Lehman Brothers for 5 years as securitization underwriter and VP after 5 years spent at Cornell University. Upon his return to Hungary, in 2003, he founded Hild Life Annuity and subsequently OTP Life Annuity with a combined market value of $200 million. After that, Imre was the Entrepreneur In Residence at Primus Capital where, in 2012, he founded and led iCatapult, a Budapest based tech startup business development and acceleration company.