It’s Monday again, and here’s the new edition of the ProCEEd > Newsletter to help you catch up with tech news from CEE.
The past week was packed with exciting news headlines from startups and VCs from across Central and Eastern Europe, as you will be able to see for yourself.
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Now, without further ado, go ahead and check out what the past seven days have brought us!
Enjoy reading, and have a good week!
Kosovo-based search startup Gjirafa has scored $2 million to bring Albania online
Polish PE firm MCI Management has injected $2 million in Russian online travel agency Oktogo
- The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) startup accelerator has come to Poland
- Audioteka.pl is now worth over €17 million, according to a new valuation
- Romanian startup Freshome.com has been acquired by US-based Soda.com
- Ukrainian startup Titanovo makes affordable DNA tests for healthcare advice
- Russian biotech startup Genotek has attracted $2 million in funding from local investors
- Polish healthcare startup Telemedi.co has raised more than €200,000 in funding from Docplanner
- Ukrainian-British startup Swimmerix has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its swimming tracker
- Kosovo-based search startup Gjirafa has scored $2 million to bring Albania online
- Lithuanian startup SuiteStory has launched in London
- Hungarian startup Wiwe has launched a $100,000 crowdfunding campaign for its multifunctional medical device
- Latvian startup Nordigen has won the pitching competition at TechChill Baltics 2016 startup conference in Riga
- Russian startup ComfortWay has attracted €6 million in funding to develop a “virtual SIM card”
- Polish PE firm MCI Management has injected $2 million in Russian online travel agency Oktogo
- Russian investor Yuri Milner has participated in a $10.25 million funding round for IfOnly
- Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has invested $200 million in Uber
- Russian billionaire Igor Rybakov has launched a new €11 million fund “to accelerate economic development” of the country
- Ukraine’s economy ministry has announced new measures to support the country’s IT export
- Ukraine sees a Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
- Russia’s Skolkovo Foundation to launch its first research satellites in October
- Putin’s new Internet czar wants Apple and Google to pay more taxes
- Russia to debut a 3D-printed Armata tank
- Ukrainian SaaS startup PromoRepublic: Accelerating through the Finnish startup ecosystem
- Startup Europe Week invaded Krakow — the aftermath
- TICKS not BRICS? Russia’s race to replace commodities with technology
- With 84 million users, Russia’s Internet penetration rate has nearly doubled in five years
- Ukraine’s booming IT sector makes it an outsourcing nation
- 8 Hungarian startups to look out for in 2016
- Impressions and a Lithuanian Sandwich Machine from Garage48 Hackathon
- RuNet Activity 2016: Top Russian Websites and Mobile Apps
- New seed funds have boosted the startup scene in Sofia, Bulgaria
- 5 Czech startups to look out for in 2016
- What are the struggles of CEE investors?
- How I Failed My B2B SaaS Startup, by Latvian startuper and co-founder of Reach.ly Ernests Stals