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EIT Digital Venture Program open for Balkan startups

Teams also receive financial support of up to €25,000 in 3 stages, from MVP to incorporation to raising funds with an investor.

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NOKIA bringing 5G to Kosovo through UBT deal

On a somewhat smaller scale, Nokia has also notched a three-year deal to deploy industrial-grade 5G standalone (SA) private wireless networking at the University for Business and Technology (UBT) in Pristina, Kosovo. UBT envisages the technology being used to develop 5G-based research and testing for a number of use cases driven by IoT and AI technologies.

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Porsche increases stake in Rimac Automobili to 24 percent

Green light for the further expansion of electric mobility: The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG agreed on Friday to increase its stake in Rimac Automobili from 15 to 24 per cent.

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Revolut as a Bank, coming to Croatia, Romania, and Bulgaria

One of the most exciting fintech startups of Europe, Revolut is launching in Croatia, Bulgaria, and Romania, among others. Because it has its own banking license in the European Union since late 2018, it is able to offer some additional financial services without partnering with third-party companies. This means that the company will be taking […]

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Startups

Startups disrupting different industries in the CEE region

The Central and Eastern European region has been a case of growth over the last decades, with an increase in market openness, low levels of unemployment, and living standards catching with those of Western Europe. The region recorded an average growth of 114% in GDP per capita between 1996 and 2017 according to Mckinsey, compared […]

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Croatian Photomath raises $23 million, going beyond 220 mil downloads

Photomath, the popular mobile app that helps you solve math equations, has raised a $23 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures. The app is a massive consumer success and one of the most popular apps within its category, and chances are you might already know about it! GSV Ventures, Learn Capital, Cherubic […]

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Business

Eastern European countries have to worry about more than just technology with 5G

While the introduction of 5G tech in Eastern European countries is often seen through the lens of geopolitical loyalties, the technology can make a big difference to the economies. While 5G infrastructure across Western Europe takes shape, inside Eastern Europe, most countries are at very different stages when it comes to their individual 5G rollouts. […]

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How to transfer funds to your Paysera account in Kosovo

Paysera is one of the latest and most exciting fintech start-ups available in Kosovo. But how do you transfer funds to your Paysera account in Kosovo? The Central Bank of Kosovo has given Paysera the first license of the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in Kosovo. Paysera started operating in the Baltics 16 years ago, where […]

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North Macedonia to Introduce a Digital Nomad Visa

The Government of North Macedonia is developing a brand new visa program aimed at attracting global digital nomads to this EU candidate country, located in Southeast Europe. At Friday’s online event on the country’s potential to attract digital nomads, organized by North Macedonia’s Fund for Innovation and Technology Development, Fatmir Bytyqi – Deputy Prime Minister […]

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Kosovo Startup Scene, a new market ahead

The startup scene of Kosovo is a startup scene in development, with its ups and downs, and not a consistent development path. The young country of the Balkans, which is often featured in the media because of political issues, is not often a place to be taken into consideration when you talk about the startup scene of […]