ProCEEd #25 > Yandex teams up with Microsoft, MCI Management invests in iZettle, and more

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In today’s issue you’ll find a number of stories about hacking, funding, getting awarded or detained, as well as a few features and reports on different aspects of CEE tech scene.

And for the listeners among us, here comes today’s podcast with Kaili Kleemeier, CEO of Estonia-founded startup Deekit, which has just graduated from TechStars London. Check out her first-hand experiences with the programme:

Just to remind you, it’s also possible to listen to the podcast on Soundcloud and iTunes.

Enjoy the reading and listening, and have a great week!


Yandex and Microsoft have announced a strategic cooperation agreement

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Polish MCI Management has invested in Swedish company iZettle

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Startup news

VC news

Bigger companies

  • Yandex and Microsoft have announced a strategic cooperation agreement to offer Yandex as the default homepage and search engine for users in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Turkey and several other countries in the region
  • Yandex has backpedalled on the new version of its movie platform Kinopoisk after a flurry of criticism from users
  • Ukrainian mobile carrier MTS Ukraine has changed its name to Vodafone in a deal announced with the English telecom giant
  • Google has shut down its R&D centre in St. Petersburg

Hacker news

Long reads

Image credit: Dennis Jarvis

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