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Central Bank of Kosovo makes way for a unified POS

On December 26, 2019, the Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo approved the amendments to the “Regulation on Electronic Payment Instruments”, which enter into force on February 1, 2020. With these changes, bank customers can use their bank cards to make payments for the purchase of goods and services, through all […]

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Business

Macedonians mostly bought online in Macedonia

According to a recent publication by it.mk, in 2019 Macedonian shoppers spent most of their money online in stores in Macedonia.  This is also a pattern seen in the State Statistical Office data shared by e-Commerce Macedonia. Unlike the last year, Macedonians now mostly buy online from sellers inside the country (38.8%), as compared to last year […]

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Frakton expands partnership with Berlin-based Contentful 

Frakton, a leading software development company from Kosovo, announced today a new partnership agreement with Berlin-based Contentful. Contentful is the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, and helps global companies transition from traditional CMSes and build, launch and ship digital products faster.  Founded in 2013, Contentful was listed by the New York Times as one of […]

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Startups

Meet Most Promising Startups From Central & Eastern Europe

Schrott24, an Austrian startup that uses modern technologies to digitize metal scrap industry, won the fourth edition of CEE Startup Challenge – the biggest online startup competition in the region organized by Vestbee matching platform. CEE Startup Challenge organized by Vestbee, the leading regional platform connecting global investors, accelerators, business angels and corporates with startups […]

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Startups

Mentorship Programme for purpose driven digital entrepreneurs

The European Youth Award (EYA) honored Europe’s most promising digital solutions with an impact on society of the year at the EYA Festival in Graz. Ten winning projects from seven countries are connected with experienced business leaders to support their future development as mentors. The 8th EYA Festival (Nov 27-30, 2019) focussed on Europe’s current challenges from political […]

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Business

1 million in investment available from Vestbee

Vestbee, the leading matching platform that connects global VC funds, corporates, accelerators and business angels with startups and scaleups from Central & Eastern Europe + DACH has just launched the biggest regional online competition – CEE Startup Challenge (www.ceestartupchallenge.com). Innovative, fast-growing SMEs from Central & Eastern Europe and DACH that will apply before December 1st, […]

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Tech

Google Maps Ads support for Prishtina Buses

A couple of weeks ago, Google released the most exciting Google Maps feature ever to more Android and iPhone devices that support augmented reality (AR) features., which is basically virtual directions right in your phone’s camera. But while Google has all these exciting features rolled-out for global users, people who use public transportation in Prishtina, […]

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Business

The Central Bank Of North Macedonia says yes to PayPal!

While the rest of the world launches rockets into space and brings them back in one piece, talks about wide usage of electric cars or implanting computers into your brain, there is Kosovo and North Macedonia, that still have issues with online payments. It seems that at least for now North Macedonia in a recent […]

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CD Media Slovenia to distribute Cyberpunk 2077 in Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia

CD PROJEKT RED, creator and publisher of the critically acclaimed series of games The Witcher, and CD Media SL are excited to announce their partnership to distribute Cyberpunk 2077 in 3 countries in the Balkans – Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia. “We are thrilled to have been appointed to distribute and promote one of the most awaited video games of […]

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Top 5 Web Monitoring Tools

Almost everyone who runs an online business knows how disappointing is to experience downtime.  There could be many reasons for a website failure – design, hosting, functionality, server issues, updates, etc. Diagnosing the problem is less likely and difficult without an automated tool. According to Gartner, the average cost of IT downtime is $5,600 per […]