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SEE Startups - an overview of the ecosystem

SEE Startups - an overview of the ecosystem

Since 2012, SEE startups have grown 49.9x in combined enterprise value



Dangerous games with state money

Dangerous games with state money

The caretaker cabinet unveiled shocking expectations for high deficit and debt bills in the 2023 budget


Not enough people: Bulgarian universities and firms struggle to recruit

Not enough people: Bulgarian universities and firms struggle to recruit

Bulgarian companies from all sectors seek to hire 200,000 new employees - but workers are proving elusive


The housing market: the top is near

The housing market: the top is near

High demand and low supply drive prices up. War, weakening economies and rising mortgage rates may cool down the market



How Bulgarian economy grew 3.4% more last year without national statistics noticing

How Bulgarian economy grew 3.4% more last year without national statistics noticing

GDP growth for 2021 was 7.6% and not 4.2%, the NSI acknowledges silently almost a year after





The risks in front of Bulgaria’s 2023 budget

The risks in front of Bulgaria’s 2023 budget

With or without a regular government in place, the new parliament can vote on Budget 2023 but probably it will not have the will to cut spending



Budget 2023: red lights everywhere

Budget 2023: red lights everywhere

The next government will have several options: raising taxes, increasing the deficit and debt, or reforming spending


Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene NPP: to be or not to be

Bulgaria’s unfinished Belene NPP: to be or not to be

In the next couple of decades, the country does not need a new nuclear capacity; by then it should decide on its nuclear energy’s future


Co-working spaces: Rising from the ashes of the pandemic

Co-working spaces: Rising from the ashes of the pandemic

Alternatives to "normal" office spaces have emerged from the last two years stronger than ever and are popping up all over Bulgaria



Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

The first revision of this year’s budget has become a money grab amidst economic and political uncertainty


Bulgaria’s political crisis puts RRP funding at risk

Bulgaria’s political crisis puts RRP funding at risk

Without Parliament failing to adopt the relevant legislation, funds under the Recovery Plan will remain blocked.


Bulgaria slowing down on its way to the eurozone

Bulgaria slowing down on its way to the eurozone

The country does not meet the criterion of inflation but the political differences in the ruling coalition pose a bigger problem