K Insights newsletter 16/06
Monthly Startup News: Gov’t launches startup visas, Eleven introduces Unicorn Deal program, Coffee trading platform Almacena raises 3.5 mln euro
Here’s what happened in Bulgaria’s startup ecosystem in October
The initiative provides a fast track for entrepreneurs from abroad to move their innovative businesses to Bulgaria
Native Teams is a work payments platform for freelance and remote workers
The owner of Melexis Bulgaria, Duchatelet, and his trusted football manager Catherine Mer bought the Suite hotel, located in Sofia’s Studentski Grad district.
Two factors will decide whether Sofia will enter the common EU travel space any time soon - an upcoming technical assessment in September and the diplomatic push thereafter
Payhawk, the fintech startup founded by Hristo Borissov and Boyko Karadzhov, was valued at 1 billion dollars after a new investment round led by US fund Lightspeed Venture Partners
Bulgaria will soon have a working visa for startup entrepreneurs, but one in need of improvements
About 135 companies with over BGN 1.4 billion (EUR 715 million) in revenues are distributed in more than a dozen segments of the fintech industry
How Bulgaria and others helped Russia get to Kiev, still no budget and top 10 IT companies in Plovdiv
The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine
We’re not selling citizenship anymore, we’re buying: trains, batteries and a house in Barcelona?
K Insights: Is small necessarily bad, how many tunnels can you dig for 12 bln. levs and what do e-buses and corruption have in common
San Francisco-based Greenoaks provides half of the fresh funding of 112 million dollars