Bloomberg Tradebook and InVendor are looking for the most promising companies in CEE/ME/Africa

On June 7th, at the Bloomberg Headquarters in London, Bloomberg Tradebook and InVendor Investment and Innovation are cohosting an international matchmaking event. We called it 'InveAst - Investors meet companies from CEEMEA'. The event will bring together companies with appealing investment proposition looking to boost their business with top-tier investment companies from Bloomberg Tradebook’s network.  Companie...

This graph shows the wage handicap in both Western AND Central Europe

The Financial Times published an article yesterday about the „emerging European countries” including Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. It was titled 'CEE Stop Imitating, Start Innovating', and it was based on research by the  Erste Group Research on Central and Eastern Europe. In a nutshell, the report shows that to catch up to Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe will have to focus on edu...

Why Hungary is in the top 5 European countries for VC investments

If you’ve watched our charts on VC money in Europe, a few things stand out: one, that VC investments tanked in recent years. But also, that Hungary seems to be performing quite strongly compared to the rest of Europe. Whiteboard asked for some insights, and received this very detailed inside view from Hungarian startup watcher Balazs Szabo. </Editor’s note> Q: How come Hungary is doing so well in ter...