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President Erdogan says Uber is “finished” in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared during a Ramadan dinner that the ridesharing company Uber is “over” in Turkey and apparently the interior ministry has given “the order”. Uber currently runs under a license that costs much less than taxi plates (about $760 US instead of $360,000), but Erdogan argued that it was “not possible” to offer […]

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Uber to be banned in Croatia

Sources from index.hr, have indicated that the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure is about to ban Uber in Croatia. The final decision is yet to be passed by the court, but if the decision is approved then this would be the first app to be banned in the history of Croatia. Uber, has been active in […]

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Startups

Unicorns to watch in 2016

Nowadays the unicorn term is commonly used to define startups that exceeds the value of $1 billion. Such unicorn include the names of Uber, Snapchat, Airbnb, etc. Inc. Magazine has prepared a list of unicorns to watch in 2016, and it looks like some known names from 2015 are on that list for 2016.

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Uber launches in Zagreb

After we reported that Uber is planning to expand their service around the Balkans and after Bulgarian authorities shut down Uber in Sofia, Uber has launched its service in the variant of UberX, with licensed drivers working for the company as independent contractors.

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Startups

Uber completely shut down by Bulgarian authorities!

In September, Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court upheld a decision of the country’s anti-trust watchdog to fine two Dutch-registered online taxi-service providers,

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Business

Uber coming to Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia!

The Wall Street Journal calls Uber the world’s most highly capitalized startup. Offering a ride-sharing app that causes a lot of trouble with Taxi Regulations around the world…