Central Europe / Tech

Estonia-based EstateGuru to carve out up to €5bn of expanding alternative real estate financing market

bne IntelliNews August 15, 2019

Co-founder of P2P lending platform believes real estate financing via digital platforms will increase to €75.6bn by 2025.

Polish cosmetics companies make it to the Chinese e-market

Nelly Tomchikova in Prague August 14, 2019

Companies such as Ziaja, Bielenda, Bell, Paese and Verona have successfully entered the Chinese market through the international e-commerce platforms AliExpress and Tmall.

Lithuania passes e-residency legislation to boost investment

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw July 17, 2019

Follows the trail blazed by nearby Estonia which has operated an e-residency system since 2014.

Hungarian and Czech super laser facilities to form consortium

Levente Szilagyi in Budapest July 16, 2019

Super laser research facilities in the two CEE countries will form a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC), which is expected to start operating in January 2020.

4iG clinches mega deal to buy Magyar Telekom's IT subsidiary T-System

bne IntelliNews July 10, 2019

With the acquisition of Hungary’s leading ICT company, the company owned by businessmen close to the government gained control of yet another company operating in a strategic sector.