Emerging Europe Talks

Emerging Europe Talks

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Emerging Europe Talks is a series of discussions offering insight and intelligence designed to help entrepreneurs, investors, governments and all knowledge-seekers navigate emerging Europe. The talks focus on innovation and technology, sustainable social and economic growth, and help the right people identify the right opportunities and trends. The series is delivered by Emerging Europe, a London-based intelligence, community and news platform whose mission is to foster the social, economic and democratic development of 23 countries in Central, Eastern, South-East and North-East Europe.


#12 #EETalks Future of Media with Kinga Incze
Oct 6 • 19 min
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected both traditional media and online platforms. It’s not only an unprecedented economic challenge. Social distancing disrupts the complete physical media value chain. It rewrites basic rules of life, including communication…
#11 #EETalks Real Estate (Crowdfunding) with Gustas Germanavičius
Sep 22 • 17 min
Tallinn-based property and fintech start-up EvoEstate, which Emerging Europe included in its list of 10 start-ups from the region to watch in 2020, continues to disrupt the real estate market and make it more democratic for retail investors. In…
#10 #EETalks Cross-Cultural Sales with Kasia Lanucha and Bob Spence
Sep 15 • 29 min
Which international sales method should be used when selling software as a service (SaaS) to UK buyers? How to understand the way British buyers do business? What role do language skills and small talk play in the process? And how to sell during the…
#9 #EETalks Capital Markets with Marek Dietl
Sep 8 • 24 min
In April 2021, the Warsaw Stock Exchange will celebrate its 30th anniversary. In the three decades since it was launched, it has achieved a great deal, not least being classified as a developed market by FTSE Russell – an achievement that took the Korea…
#8 #EETalks IT with Mike Beares
Sep 1 • 21 min
IT service providers from across emerging Europe, especially smaller ones and those from less-known geographies, often struggle to present their value proposition to international buyers looking to outsource to the region. Buyers do not always know where…
#7 #EETalks International Relations (CEE and the US) with Tyson Barker
Aug 18 • 22 min
In mid-August, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Czechia, Slovenia, Austria and Poland signed a new defence agreement with Poland that will see American troops redeployed from Germany. He also seems to have brought Central European governments on…
#6 #EETalks Technology (Modern Communications) with Victoria Masso
Aug 4 • 27 min
The coronavirus that kept people contained in their homes for three months has already reoriented our relationship with the outside world and with each other, and will have an enormous impact on how we interact, how we do business and how we use…
#5 #EETalks Business (Customer Experience) with Peter Ryan
Jul 21 • 21 min
Numerous research studies show a strong correlation between employee experience and customer experience, with one claiming that companies with highly-engaged employees outperform their competitors by 147 per cent. But how can firms increase customer…
#4 #EETalks Travel with Mark Baker
Jul 6 • 17 min
Some parts of emerging Europe are once again opening up to international tourists, while others - including some countries which have been successful in fighting Covid-19 - have delayed reopening for fear of reigniting the pandemic. Few industries in the…
#3 #EETalks Politics (Presidential Election in Poland) with Aleks Szczerbiak
Jun 22 • 25 min
Poland will finally hold a presidential election this coming Sunday, June 28, having postponed the original vote, scheduled for May 10, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In our latest podcast, Andrew Wrobel speaks to Aleks Szczerbiak, professor of politics…
#2 #EETalks FDI with Elias van Herwaarden
Jun 9 • 23 min
Investment promotion agencies responsible for attracting foreign direct investment seem to have been in suspension during the pandemic. Andrew Wrobel speaks to Elias van Herwaarden, principal at Locationperspectives consultancy and a member of the Site…
#1 #EETalks Health with Balázs Fürjes
May 26 • 13 min
The coronavirus has been with us in Europe since the end of January and it is clear that it has changed our lives in an unprecedented way. In this episode of Emerging Europe Talks Health, Andrew Wrobel speaks with Balázs Fürjes, managing director at EIT…