Central Europe / Tech

Estonian ride sharing company Bolt enters food delivery business

bne IntelliNews August 22, 2019

Uber-rival Bolt to launch initially in Tallinn but plans international expansion in 2019 and 2020 as it targets the already crowded food delivery market.

Number of registered Polish e-shops reaches record high in 1H19

Nelly Tomchikova in Prague August 20, 2019

The number of Polish e-shops increased by 2,800 in the 1H19, to a new record high, mostly due to changes in how Poles shop, according to a study by Bisnode.

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.