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!

Kulich: A delicious Easter cake from Russia

Kulich: A delicious Easter cake from Russia

By Svetlana Grigoryan, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen Russia| In many countries around the world, the Easter cake, that we usually eat for Easter, is actually a Christmas dish. You have most likely heard of, or even tried, panettone, pandoro or Stollen. In Russia, we...

Women, start to provision for the future!

Women, start to provision for the future!

By Pia Oberhauser, RBI | Even as we enter the third decade of the 21st century, the gender wealth gap is still serious in many countries. The most recent figure for Austria dates back to 2017*, when it was 23 per cent. Now, this figure may have improved somewhat in...

Room for improvement: The situation of female founders in Europe

Room for improvement: The situation of female founders in Europe

By Benedikta Schlange, RBI | International Women's Day, which took place on March 8, inspired me to find out what the situation of female entrepreneurs in Europe is actually like. How many are there? Where are they most represented? Do they get as many investments as...

Podcast: How to get more women into financial markets

Podcast: How to get more women into financial markets

By Martin Schreiber, RBI| Women are still underrepresented on the financial markets. We know that there are many reasons for this. Among other things, it is due to the fact that financial transactions are portrayed as "shady", "dubious" and “risky” – something, women...