Balazs Faluvegi graduated as an Economist in 2001, Banking Expert in 2002 and Investment Analyst (EFFAS) in 2007. He holds the Budapest Stock Exchange exam, Wealth-, Fund- Portfolio Management (VAP) exam and the Chartered Market Technician Level 3 exam from the Market Technicians Association. Balazs also completed the US SIF Fundamentals of Sustainable and Impact Investment course. He started his career in 1997 at a Fund Management company, worked at an investment brokerage and a research firm as an analyst. From 2007 held portfolio management and leadership positions at Fund Management companies. Balazs also took part in founding a wealth management firm, with a successful IPO. In 2015 he became a co-founder of the first CEE robo-advisor startup, called Bluopes, which is unique in all Europe by focusing on Socially Responsible Investing in an automated way. Blueopes has been selected as one of the most promising fintech startups by T-Systems, and won one of the biggest Hungarian Banks fintech competition. In 2017 PwC Poland selected Blueopes as one of the Top 10 fintech startups and started to develop services together for commercial banks and asset managers in the region. In 2017 Blueopes was awarded the Best Fintech Startup Award by the Central European Startup Awards in Hungary.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conferences: