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Black Sea tourism to suffer from the war in Ukraine

Black Sea tourism to suffer from the war in Ukraine

Bulgarian seaside tourism is already reeling from the tensions in the region, while raising prices by 30%


What happens if Russian gas supply is turned off for the EU? Assessing fuel switch and the role of the electricity sector

What happens if Russian gas supply is turned off for the EU? Assessing fuel switch and the role of the electricity sector

Short-term possibilities of the overall European electricity market to reduce its gas demand in the period from 2022-2024


The first Bulgarian unicorn

The first Bulgarian unicorn

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


The office is changing, OfficeRnD is expanding

The office is changing, OfficeRnD is expanding

The Bulgarian company for managing co-working spaces raised 10 million dollars on a valuation around 50 million dollars


Chaos Software - from Oscars to a merger

Chaos Software - from Oscars to a merger

The Bulgarian company will merge with German-based Enscape. US-based TA Associates and the German LEA Partners will control the newly created player


The week: Russian tanks steal our common future, stacking up on grain, some good ideas

The week: Russian tanks steal our common future, stacking up on grain, some good ideas

K Insights 11/03: economy grows (pre-war), some unicorns


Seven (or more) great ideas for Sofia

Seven (or more) great ideas for Sofia

A 1-million BGN pilot program by the Municipal authorities in the capital inspires citizens to propose urban development projects of their choosing


Bulgaria is looking for a unicorn

Bulgaria is looking for a unicorn

In 2022 or 2023 there will be at least one Bulgarian startup with valuation over 1 billion dollars


Tanks, refugees and unicorns - last week was one to remember

Tanks, refugees and unicorns - last week was one to remember

The Russian counterattack in the EU and Bulgaria is just starting. We have a unicorn startup, though


Plovdiv: the favourite of investors and tourists

Plovdiv: the favourite of investors and tourists

The second-largest Bulgarian city is among the leaders of two rankings – of best tourist destinations in Europe and of small cities most attractive to foreign investors


2021: Bulgaria in cultural highlights

2021: Bulgaria in cultural highlights

How the year fared for local literature, cinema and contemporary art


New investment values Bulgaria’s Payhawk at 570 million dollars

New investment values Bulgaria’s Payhawk at 570 million dollars

San Francisco-based Greenoaks provides half of the fresh funding of 112 million dollars


Bulgaria mulls options for Plovdiv Airport

Bulgaria mulls options for Plovdiv Airport

A concession may be offered again after four unsuccessful attempts



The biggest companies in metallurgy: on the crest of a price wave

The biggest companies in metallurgy: on the crest of a price wave

Last year was strong for gold and copper yields, but the output of other metal producers fell. Despite the pandemic-induced crisis net sales of the sector’s leading firms are up


Christo in Paris: L’Art de Triomphe

Christo in Paris: L’Art de Triomphe

"L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped", the posthumous work of the Bulgarian-born contemporary artist, is connected in more than one way to his country of origin


The week: The Belarus summer of Bulgaria, a minister’s Canadian link and a coming new lockdown

The week: The Belarus summer of Bulgaria, a minister’s Canadian link and a coming new lockdown

K insights 20/08: Inflation quickens; COVID cases rise


Bulgaria’s bright side

Bulgaria’s bright side

Three small business stories: children fashion, fruits and grain


The new owners of Sofia Airport: We have a 100 days plan to change the service

The new owners of Sofia Airport: We have a 100 days plan to change the service

Meridiam fund talks about the fees, the low-cost plans and what will happen with the airport in 10 years time


Bulgarian-founded fintech startup valued at $80m

Bulgarian-founded fintech startup valued at $80m

US-based QED Investors led the largest Series A funding round so far for a Bulgarian startup - 32m levs