Business, Features, Technology

Southеast Europe: connectivity is the key

by Gregor Potocar, Managing Director of SAP SEE Southеast Europe (SEE) is a highly important region for SAP – the business software company employs more than 1600 people in this region alone, most of them in development and engineering positions. … Read more

Analysis, Banking, Business, Features, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Technology

M&A in SEE – Pick-up in investment activity continues

by Julian Gikov, Konstantin Ivanov, Octavian Goga, Helena Simicevic, Raiffeisen Bank International Growth on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market in Southeast Europe (SEE) continued to accelerate in 2017 and 2018. M&A activity in most SEE countries was influenced by … Read more

Energy, Features, Sustainability, Technology

Zagorka’s sustainability strategy covers whole value chain “from barley to bar”

Zagorka, a leading Bulgarian brewer and part of the Heineken group, is implementing a long-term sustainability platform “Brewing a better world” which aims to focus on six key areas – protection of water resources, reducing carbon emissions, growing with communities, … Read more

Analysis, Automotive, Business, Features, Technology, Transport

Bulgaria’s E-Mobility Dream

By Radomir Ralev With a total of 12,280 deaths attributable to poor air quality annually, Bulgaria’s mental problems seem obvious. When it comes to the ratio of deaths relative to population, Bulgaria’s situation is even more desperate, as the country is the indisputable … Read more

Features, Technology

SEE IT market in 2011: growing in a volatile environment

In 2011 the IT sector in Southeast Europe suffered from the instability of the national economies but managed to achieve growth in most of the countries in the region.
The sector continued to rely on government spending on IT, investment from telecommunications companies and outsourcing contracts. Read more

Features, Technology

Moving towards a more sustainable future

“I will not sell the future for a short-term profit!” This quote from German industrialist Werner von Siemens explains better than anything else how Siemens views the issue of sustainability and has done so for over 163 years. Read more