ProCEEd #77 > Russia is blocking LinkedIn, Slovenia’s GoOpti raises €4.4M, Polish SentiOne lands $3.5M in funding

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Here comes the fresh ProCEEd > Newsletter with all the important tech news stories from Central and Eastern Europe.

This week has seen a few significant venture deals with GoOpti, Blackmoon, Fasten, and SentiOne raising more than $20 million in funding in total. Check out the details below.

Enjoy reading and have a good week!


GoOpti, a Slovenian-founded ride-sharing platform for European shuttle bus services, has raised €4.4 million in funding

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Russia is blocking LinkedIn: a Moscow court has ruled the social network is in violation of local data collection regulations

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Startups & Ecosystems

  • Russia’s first driverless electric bus has been unveiled at Skolkovo
  • Internships at Google, Microsoft, Twitter or Facebook made more accessible to Ukrainian students
  • Skolkovo to launch new venture funds and expand to several new regions
  • Russian state-backed fund FRII has teamed up with the Bauman Moscow State Technical University to create an IoT association in Russia
  • After a $7 million buy, Russian investors are transforming a church in San Francisco into a place for thought leadership

Funding Rounds and M&A

Bigger Companies

Governments and Policy

Long Reads


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