Hungarian-owned small and medium enterprises form an organic part of Hungary's economy. However, Hungary's convergence also relies on SMEs reaching the next level in competitivenes. They will have to face structural challenges such as change of generation, improving productivity ar retaining employees. Therefore, Hiventures and Portfolio are dedicating a stand-alone conference to the above topics, an event where business owners, consultants and investors can receive tangible, first-hand support, including information on new financing solutions by Hiventures. Thanks to these, businesses can not only improve on their economies of scale, consolidate in their own market segments, or efficiently manage operational challenges, but can also conquer foreign markets with their products and services or even with capital export.