Turkey is an emerging geothermal superstar and countries across Eastern Europe are increasingly harnessing underground energy to provide cheap and eco-friendly local heating and energy.
Cryptocurrencies are set to take the world by storm and Eastern Europe is the surprise hub of this fledgling industry, while Vladimir Smerkis of The Token Fund has found himself firmly at its centre.
The apprehension that the Czech general election result could eventually lead to Polish and Hungarian-style illiberal government policies and a closer relationship with Moscow is worth talking about. The anxieties did not arise from nowhere.
Liberals fear the October 20-21 general election could leave the Czech Republic exposed to authoritarianism and a PM and president happy to indulge the Kremlin.
Two thirds of the new technology companies in the Central and Eastern Europe in the latest Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe were new entrants to the list, which highlights “the speed our top-performing young companies are developing”.