Pyramid built to honour Albanian dictator to be turned into digital centre

bne IntelliNews February 5, 2021

Work starts on project to turn iconic Tirana building into the region's biggest digital education and innovation centre.

Women in Skopje stage protest against private chat groups with explicit photos

bne IntelliNews February 4, 2021

Arrests already made over pornographic content taken without permission and shared in the Telegram mobile app’s “Public Room” chat group.

Serbia’s Delta aims to create Amazon of the Western Balkans

bne IntelliNews February 4, 2021

Delta Holding to invest €100mn into brand new Ananas platform over the next five years with ambitions to build a regional online trading giant.

No Limit to Bitcoin payments in small Bosnian town

Eldar Dizdarevic in Sarajevo February 3, 2021

Electronics retailer No Limit technology first to enable Bitcoin payments for its electronics in Bosnia’s Sanski Most.

Uipath closes $750mn funding round at $35bn valuation

bne IntelliNews February 2, 2021

Romania's first tech unicorn raises new round of funding as it prepares to IPO.

Romania’s boosts turnover, eyes stock market listing

bne IntelliNews February 1, 2021

Popular online retailer considering a listing either on the Bucharest Stock Exchange or a “regional capital market” in 2020, as well as seeking to boost its turnover by a further 25%.

Stock of Poland’s CD Projekt swings wildly in wake of GameStop battle

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw February 1, 2021

Games company's shares soared and then plunged as small investors backed stocks shorted by hedge funds.

Massive SK Innovation investment strengthens Hungary's position in electric car batteries

bne IntelliNews February 1, 2021

Korean €2.3bn investment will be Hungary's largest and will help move country's automotive sector away from reliance on petrol-based technologies.

Romanian cybersecurity firm Safetech rallies after listing

bne IntelliNews January 30, 2021

The shares of Romanian cybersecurity firm Safetech rose 500% in the first trading day on January 29, compared to the price in the private placement last October.