Introducing Blue Colibri

Blue Colibri App was born from an HR consultancy firm as a much needed all-around solution addressing the widespread issues faced by our former clients in ther day-to-day business activities. We've come a long way from our beginnings, and we're extremely proud of both our roots and the enthusiastic response we've received from the people who have helped us build this platform.

Together with our partners, Blue Colibri is constantly evolving to meet the demands of partners and those in search for more connection and productivity at the workplace.

Company milestones

August 2018

The idea of Blue Colibri App is born, handwritten on a random piece of paper. (Hey, seems like journaling actually works sometimes!)

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December 2018

We received a seed investment from OXO Technologies Holding

January 2019

The 0.1 version of the system launched for our first two partners. This was when we realized just how much more work is needed to make this blue bird fly.

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June 2019

We joined the Microsoft Startup program.

March 2020

During the pandemic, we launched our free crisis communication package, the Blue Colibri App Smart, to help companies reach all their employees.

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May 2020

First partner in Romania marks the start of our global expansion.

September 2020

New features, such as Communities and e-learning/onboarding launched, meaning that the Blue Colibri App became able to support not only internal communication but also employee engagement and education.

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January 2021

We launched BC News, our professional community building news platform,  for our partners and started sharing information on how to improve content production processes on a weekly basis.

February 2021

Brand new Administration features launched, making the App suitable for managing administrative tasks as well.

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May 2021

We received investments from Bonitás Capital Fund and OXO Technologies Holding Plc.

November 2021

We were able to exhibit our application at WebSummit, one of Europe's largest technology conferences.

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April 2022

After some re-branding, our new logo and brand book were born.

May 2022

We organized the fist Connect Conference and in relation to the event handed out the first Connect Awards.

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June 2022

The number of employees working at the company increased to more than 35 people.

September 2022

We partnered up with our 100th client.

Awards & recognitions

2019
Budapest Entrepreneurial Development Association

Winner Award Certificate of „9th Be Smart startup competition”

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Budapest Entrepreneurial Development Association

Startup Innovation Award Winner

2020
HRBEST

2 golds, 1 special awards

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VODAFONE Ready Contest

2nd place, New Corporate Cooperation category ("Everyone needs a plan B! "Hungary's largest HR volunteer program")

HRKOMM Awards

2 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze

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2021
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Kreatív Online PR Top list

TOP 10

EU-Startups

TOP 10 list (Most promising Hungarian startup from Budapest)

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HRKOMM Awards

Silver (Digital onboarding solution)

Conscious Business badge

from Bridge Budapest

badge of viable business operator
2022
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Comenius Edu-Media Award

Germany

Our latest blog articles

Read more about Blue Colibri in our blog.

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What can HR do when blue-collar turnover spikes? - Preventive strategies for a stable physical workforce

When physical workers leave an organization, operations can become more difficult, or in extreme cases impossible. It is therefore worthwhile to identify the causes of rising turnover as soon as possible and to develop targeted strategies to prevent further attrition. This requires looking at the organization differently and implementing HR solutions to ensure a stable blue-collar workforce. Causes and prevention strategies are coming!

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Training and educating blue-collar workers - replace dead ends with effective methods!

Employers are best served by planning for the long term with their teams and investing resources in developing their existing workforce rather than recruiting new ones. Employees also appreciate when employers invest in their training, but many circumstances make this difficult for blue-collar workers. We've identified the pitfalls and the good solutions!

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Tourism, hospitality: engagement over the season – 5 tips to increase engagement

The summer months have always been the peak season for tourism and hospitality in terms of visitors and labor. The high season sees many seasonal workers emerge on the labor market, and employers are often keen to plan for longer-term talent. But how to increase the engagement of workers in the sector and successfully retain them beyond the season? Here are our top 5 tips!

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