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Two days at the sixth edition of KosICT and why it’s worth attending next year, too

KosICT, started six years ago by the ICT Association of Kosovo (STIKK) as an experimental tech event in Pristina, Kosovo with different tracks and focused on various topics that included even hands-on training workshops. Six years forward, the event has turned into one of the largest meetings of tech enthusiasts in the Balkan region and […]

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Business

Kosovo moves to modern methods for business agreements

Kosovo businesses often rely on oral contracts or “handshake” deals to conduct business transactions rather than putting agreements in writing. Such non-written agreements can result in numerous complications. When a dispute arises under a verbal agreement, the parties are unclear on their rights and obligations and are subject to misunderstandings, uncertain contractual terms, and difficulty […]

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Business

Turkey’s Guris Holding to build windfarms in Kosovo

Turkish company Guris Holding has announced the construction of new wind power plant in Kosovo. The reports from the Turkish media did not specify the exact location of the site of the power plant in Kosovo, however, it is expected that the wind farm will have a total power output of 32 MW. Turkish daily Dunya […]

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Events

Codergals, the first hackathon of Prizren, Kosovo

The city of culture of Kosovo, Prizren, host to Dokufest, Dokutech and other events, hosted the first ever hackathon, aimed at girls how to want to code. CoderGals, an event held for 24 to 48 hours, was an idea which started from two girls majoring in Computer Science with the intention to expand the professional development […]

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Tech

Upcoming Dota 2 Tournament in Kosovo

The gaming community of Kosovo is filled with enthusiasts that are big fans of games such as Counter Strike, Dota 2 or League of Legends, but it is not often that they’re greeted with tournament opportunities that are worth mentioning. This time the story seems to be different as a recently opened eSports hub in […]

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Tech

Kosovo makes it’s first electric car

Kosovo’s Makerspace Bonevet has revealed today an electric car build on top of a Renault Twingo, by six young and enthusiastic students. Similar to the first Tesla Roadster that was delivered in February 2008 to Tesla co-founder and product architect Elon Musk, that’s how Bonevet Makerspace positioned itself today in Gjakova, Kosovo with the transformation of a […]

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Business

Kosovo mobile users up 1.2% in Q1

The number of mobile telephony users in Kosovo reached 1.77 million at the end of the first quarter of 2017, up 1.2 percent from the year before but down 11.69 percent from the previous quarter, according to data from the Regulatory Authority of Electronic and Postal Communications (ARKEP). The penetration rate for the service amounted […]

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Business

Kosovo Telecom avoids bankruptcy

State-owned Kosovo Telecom has avoided bankruptcy after Kosovo mobile operator, Z-Mobile agreed to waive a 32 million euro ($35.78 million) fine imposed over a breach of contract. Privately owned Z-mobile won a contract in 2008 to use Kosovo Telecom’s (PTK) network and technology but later took the state company to court, saying PTK did not […]

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Startups

Kosovo’s Decissio, part of Startup Yard Batch 7

The latest batch from Startup Yard in Prague, Czech Republic revealed some exciting new startups, building products around exciting markets.

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Business

Axos Capital seeks up to EUR 400 million from Kosovo

German investment company ACP Axos Capital is seeking up to EUR 400 million in compensation in an international arbitration