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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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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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Startups

Laika, the Linkedin of the Balkans

The fluctuation of employees in the Tech industry is enormous. Companies are unable to find people for open positions for months, while tech professionals are always looking for a job they really want. They are not impressed not only by money, but challenging projects, the possibility of growth, the good work ethic and the team. […]

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Business

Slovenian and Macedonian telecoms regulators sign cooperation agreement

Slovenia’s Agency for Communication Networks and Services (Akos) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Macedonian Audiovisual and Audiovisual Media Services Agency (AVMU). The regulators have thus committed themselves to regularly exchanging publicly available data on their activities and national electronic media markets, information on the development of policies and strategies in the field […]

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Startups

Do Balkan start-ups, lack the ambition to grow beyond their comfort zone?

Venture Capital funds are somewhat active in the Balkans, with investments news here and there. To shed more light into the scene itself, we talked with Tatjana Zabasu, one of the Pioneers of Venture Capital in the Balkans and who serves as a Managing partner at South Central Ventures a Venture Capital Fund investing in Tech […]

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Business

Slice, with $15 million in funding, is hiring like crazy in Macedonia

In a market of pizza sales that were expected to reach $45 billion in the U.S. alone last year, Slice operates a website and an app that lets people search for pizzerias in their area — over 6,000 nationwide — and place an order online. The pizzerias handle deliveries themselves and pay a flat fee of […]

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Tech

Startup Macedonia, accelerating the Macedonian startup scene

Startup Macedonia is an Association created by a group of Macedonian startup enthusiasts, experts, investors

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Startups

SC Ventures invests €100k in a Macedonian startup

South Central Ventures, a € 40 million fund dedicated to tech companies in the Balkans, has made the first-ever VC investment in Macedonia.

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Events

StartQube, entrepreneurial skill development in Ohrid, Macedonia

This year, StartQube will take place for the second time in Velestovo in the mountain of Galichica (Ohrid)

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Tech

Google Street view comes to Albania

Google Street View cars will start to pop around the streets of Albania, giving a new treatment to the usage of Google Technology in the roads of the emerging destination for start-ups in Europe.