Laura Szabó leaves Hungary’s

02 Oct 2017

Laura Szabó, who was with Hungary’s leading property site Ingatlan for nearly five years from February 2013, swapped the site in September for the world of consulting.

She is currently available for consulting assignments, she told the AIM Group.

Laura Szabó, from employee to freelance consultant (photo from her LinkedIn page with thanks)

Szabó (LinkedIn profile here) joined as product manager in 2013 and was promoted to chief product officer two years later. She was responsible for product planning, development, and marketing of and the rest of the portfolio of sites owned by Zrt, including commercial property site and, the site that helps users choose the best mortgages.

Prior to that, she worked for nearly six years at a digital agency, first as a senior consultant, then as project manager and later as account director. Szabó holds a master’s degree in IT and e-business from Corvinus University of Budapest. was launched in 1998 by Dávid Mészáros, who still owns the site today. The site is a leader in Hungary’s online property market. In September, it received nine million visits, according to SimilarWeb. The site lists around 500,000 ads. Zrt., the company operating the real estate site, has an annual income of HUF 2 billion ($7.5 million U.S.) (source: here).


Anastasia Gnezditskaia

Anastasia Gnezditskaia has joined AIM Group in 2014 as a writer/analyst covering France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Eastern Europe. A Russian living in Antwerp, Belgium, she has a background working for trade publications covering markets and their regulation. She is educated at Moscow State Lomonosov University (MA in psychology) and Central European University (PhD in public policy). After obtaining her doctoral degree, she taught international political economy at George Washington University in Washington DC where she lived for 10 years. Following this she managed international development projects in Africa at the World Bank, and worked as a journalist covering Congress, federal government agencies and commodity markets, particularly shale gas development in North America.