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Virtual Reality challenges moral confusion: #MoralJourney wins international EYA Hackathon

What good are digital technologies and Virtual Reality? More than 100 young people from 10 nations developed digital solutions with social benefit in 48 hours at the Social VR Hackathon in Salzburg. The top class jury chose the VR-Game prototype…

The most exciting ICOs of the Balkans

Representing one of the oldest settlements in Europe, the Balkans Peninsula is known for pristine white beaches, beautiful mountains and historic cities like Sofia and Athens. If you love to travel, there are so many places to visit. Like most…

EU pumping $2.6 billion into Europe’s VC funds

The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have launched a Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme (VentureEU) to boost investment in innovative start-up and scale-up companies across Europe. Europe boasts a wealth of talent, world-class researchers and skilled entrepreneurs,…

Spoiler Alert, Kosovo’s startup Hello reaches one million downloads

Kosovo’s startup Hello has gone past one million downloads on iOS and Android, connecting users around the world through audio calls, group chats and more. Something that started as a fun side-project in the office of Trigonom by Anton Paçarada,…

Elevator Lab Challenges: the CEE region’s largest fin-tech acceleration program

On 2 April, Raiffeisen Bank Bulgaria, the Bulgarian network bank of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), started the application phase for its local “Elevator Lab Challenge”. Bulgarian start-ups have now time until 17 June to apply with their ideas and solutions…

The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley

Readers with an entrepreneurial mindset will devour The Millionaire Mind because it provides roadmaps on how millionaires found their niches. After its first publication, Dr. Thomas J. Stanley’s second best-seller The Millionaire Mind spent over four months on the New…

Bulgaria rising: Can a growing startup movement reinvent the country’s economy?

Facing the uncertainty of life in post-Soviet Bulgaria, 18-year-old Vladimir Davchev moved to the United States in the late 1990s to pursue his education and dreams of working in the stock market. But after several disenchanting years, he decided to…

Zuckeberg: Macedonia is a “Fake News” Source

In an interview on Thursday for The New York Times, Mark Zuckerberg shed some interesting insights into the Fake News conversation coming out of Macedonia. While discussing the scandal involving British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, obtaining access to more than…

What is Bitcoin? Cryptocurrency For 5 Year Olds

Almost everybody in the world who has access to the internet has heard of Bitcoin, even small children. However, hearing about it and actually knowing what it is are two different things. Cryptocurrency is a complicated matter, which some adults…

Microsoft Expert for Artificial Intelligence Joseph Sirosh, speaker at WeAreDevelopers 2018

WeAreDevelopers brings Josef Sirosh, Artificial Intelligence expert, to Vienna for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018, and keeps nurturing the productive partnership with Microsoft. WeAreDevelopers, one of the leading platforms for recruiting developers in Europe, brings Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for…