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Albania Approves a law on Cryptocurrencies

Albania passes new comprehensive law written by the Minister of Finance and Economy to regulate crypto activities. Albania’s Parliament signed a bill into law on May 21 plenary session a legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The law, “On Financial Markets Based on the Technology of Distributed Ledgers,” first appeared before the Committee of Economy in October 2019 and […]

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eToro Significantly Lowers Fees

eToro has been amongst the leading online trading platforms since 2008, founded by  brothers Yoni Assia and Ronen Assia together with David Ring, in Tel Aviv. It’s branded as a social trading platform, and it aims to enable users to trade almost anything from commodities, currencies, stocks, and indexes to cryptocurrencies through one web-based and […]

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Further support from Google for Croatia, Serbias, BiH and Kosovo

Croatian Institute for Youth Development & Innovation (IRIM) received the second financial support from Google for their project Digital Citizen 2.0. The goal of the project Digital Citizen 2.0 is the further development of the digital skills in local communities in Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo. This project is the continuation of the […]

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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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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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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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Launch your start-up from the Balkans in Korea, The K-Startup Grand Challenge 2019!

This year marks the 4th year of K-Startup Grand Challenge which has been a part of South Korea’s global startup acceleration programs organized by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups and the National IT Industry Promotion Agency. K-Startup Grand Challenge was established with the goal of promoting the expansion of an open entrepreneurship ecosystem in […]

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Balkan countries to remove roaming charges by 2021

Six Balkan countries have signed a European Union-backed agreement to remove roaming charges by 2021 as part of efforts to boost cooperation in the region. The agreement was signed Thursday by Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosovo during a summit on digital technology in Belgrade, Serbia. It envisages a gradual reduction of roaming […]

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Win 1M EUR in CEE Startup Challenge

Vestbee, leading dealflow platform that connects global VC funds, corporates, accelerators and business angels with startups and scaleups from Central & Eastern Europe together with CEE Business Angels Network, has launched the third edition of CEE Startup Challenge (www.ceestartupchallenge.com) – the biggest regional online competition for startups and scaleups, where one can win up to […]

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TDA’s $10,000 Project Funding Competition

Top Digital Agency (TDA) is ringing in the New Year with a global project competition for companies! TDA decided to give back to its community by creating a competition to find the best global projects and to earn a chance to win $10,000 in project funding. They wondered what the best way was to show […]