Tech news from Eastern Europe: October

Tech news from Eastern Europe: October

Another month, another dose of tech news and feature stories from Central and Eastern Europe. We’ve carefully selected a hundred odd headlines to help you catch up with the things happening in this part of the world.

If you think something is missing, or would like to draw our attention to an important story, feel free to ping the author on Twitter (@shlema) or by e-mail at shlema@gmail.com.

Startups, VCs, accelerators

Funding deals and M&A

Crowdfunding

  • Russia’s Evapolar has hit its $100,000 funding goal on Indiegogo to create a personal air conditioner
  • Ukrainian startup Smart Atoms, which raised $370,000 on Kickstarter, has begun shipping its LaMetric smart clock to backers after a delay of eight months
  • Slovenian startup has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its app-and-scale kit for diabetics Easycarb
  • Czech-founded 3DSimo has raised some $200,000 (and counting) for its multi-functional 3D printing pen, precision solder, burner and cutter device
  • Slovenian startup Scoutee has reached the $50,000 goal on Kickstarter to fund its smart radar for baseball and other sports
  • Ukrainian startup is on its way to raising $30,000 for an “emotion tracker” for you and your family members
  • A team from Russia has raised almost $400,000 in a crowdfunding campaign for its clever reflection-based head-up display that works with any car

Laws and government

Bigger companies

Good (long) reads from around the Web

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