Welcome to „Discover CEE“!

Thank you for joining us on our excursions to beautiful landscapes and cities in Central and Eastern Europe, our home market. There we discover new or at least lesser-known things, let people have their say and open ourselves to the diversity of other cultures and customs. The name says it all: Discover CEE!

  • Get to know four of the most promising fintechs – part 1

    By Katja Fiedler, RBI| Welcome to our two-part series, in which we present interesting fintechs. Today we start with the first two Synerise and FinLync. All four fintechs we present here, cover one of the following focus areas with their business models: advanced analytics and loyalty solutions; value added services for large corporates and bank […]

  • 5 innovative start-ups from Central and Eastern Europe

    By Benedikta Schlange, RBI | In this article we introduce you to five innovative start-ups from Central and Eastern Europe. From growing your own vegetables to a personal trainer experience for your home, it’s all covered. Find out what interesting ideas Central and Eastern Europe has to offer you. DevopOne, Bulgaria  Top talents for big […]

  • “We must be as modular as Lego”

    By Christof Danz, RBI | The terms innovation, digitization and customer experience are currently on everyone’s lips. Discover CEE spoke with Christian Wolf, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Ecosystems, about how he interprets these terms, why APIs are is so important and what we can learn from Lego bricks. When did the topic of digitization […]

  • Public Holidays 2021 in CEE

    Are you planning a business trip to the CEE region? Or would you like to know on which dates your business partner in CEE is on public holidays? The Discover CEE Public Holidays 2021 overview shows all the dates at one glance. Wherever planning a trip to the CEE region, also keep in mind that […]

  • Christmas Traditions in CEE

    By Benedikta Schlange, RBI | Christmas is approaching and the preparations for the festivities are already underway. We looked at what interesting Christmas traditions there are in CEE. Let us put you in the mood for a merry Christmas right now. Albania Christmas Eve is called “Nata e Krishtit” in Albanian. At Nata e Krishtit […]

  • Austria: After the second lockdown, before the next rebound?

    By Matthias Reith and Gunter Deuber, RBI | While Austria opted as one of the first countries in Western Europe for a hard lockdown in spring, it was not a “first mover” in the second wave of lockdowns. And both subjects have a connection with each other, and this is exactly where the problem lies. […]

  • “It’s all about the team effort”

    By Patricia Lang-Schönberger, RBI| We talked to Christoph Strasser, extreme sports athlete about collaboration, the importance of a strong team spirit and how we can keep up the latter in times where we spend most of the time at home office, without the usual social contacts to our colleagues. What can we learn from extreme […]