Central Europe / Tech

Slovenian start-up Fit&Beat secures $25mn investment from GEM Digital

bne IntelliNews October 5, 2022

Fit&Beat uses blockchain technology paired with virtual and augmented reality solutions to reward people for getting fit.

Hungary's 4iG signs new deal to acquire Israel's Spacecom

Tamas Csonka in Budapest September 30, 2022

4iG allowed to acquire a 20% stake in satellite company as a "first step" and three years later take majority control if Israeli communications ministry approves.

Poland-based Deepflare bags €1.5mn to fast-track mRNA vaccine development with AI

bne IntelliNews July 26, 2022

Deepflare's technology was used to analyse around 50% of all SARS-CoV-2 genomes sequenced in Poland. Now it aims to support the development of mRNA vaccines and drugs against other viral diseases.

Wargaming opens studios in Belgrade and Warsaw after pulling out of Russia and Belarus

bne IntelliNews June 15, 2022

Wargaming closed its studios in Russia and Belarus following the military invasion of Ukraine, and is now adding new studios in Central and Southeast Europe.

Estonia expected to have more than 100,000 e-residents in 2022

bne IntelliNews May 29, 2022

Since Estonia launched its e-residency programme at the end of 2014, it has already attracted more than 92,000 e-residents.