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London-Cheap-Eats

London is an expensive city – there’s no getting round it. But amongst all the £6 pints and £18 mains you can find some real bargains. We’ve rounded up our favourite 5 where you’ll get top quality bang for your buck.   1. Flat Iron, Soho This pop-up-gone-permanent is the only …
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It’s the city that has been referred to as ‘poor, but sexy’ and although Berlin’s edgiest days may be behind it, it has managed to maintain its cheap rents, cool vibe and an open attitude making it an attractive hub for creatives, artists and technologists alike. There’s a real ‘anything …
Paris-Startup-Tech-Scene-City-Guide

Tech City News reported last month that Silicon Valley is undergoing a chill while tech in Europe continues to grow. Silicon Valley has been hot since 2008, whereas Europe has really only gained significant traction over the past three years. When we talk about tech and Europe, London and Berlin …
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Based in Doha, the Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) is a joint project between Qatar Development Bank and the Social Development Center. The aim? To be the the disruptor to change the mindset of the country and help it become agile and competitive in the world market. With their wealth …
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Qatar is a country blessed with natural resources, including petroleum, natural gas and foodstuffs and the country has been fortunate to thrive off these natural resources. Oil and natural gas account for 55% of the country’s gross domestic product and petroleum has made Qatar one of the world’s fastest-growing and …

The tech startup scene is new to Qatar, but a few notable startups are starting to come out of Doha. One of these is Meddy, a platform to find the best doctors in your area based on reviews and credentials. Co-Founder Haris Aghadi told us about their company, and some …
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We’ve been covering tech and talent in Tallinn over the last couple of weeks. But what is it like to live and work in Tallinn? We spoke to Sergei Ledvanov, a product engineer at TransferWise to hear about life at one of the world’s top fintech companies as well as …
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Blessed with a burgeoning technology ecosystem, Estonia is firmly making a name for itself as a major tech city. But turn back twenty years ago and Estonia was crumbling after the collapse of the Soviet Union. So how did one of the smallest countries in Europe manage to turn its …
Henn-Ruukel-Founder-Fleep-Tallinn-Interview

Next up we spoke to Henn Ruukel, Co-founder and CEO of Fleep, a messaging app which is email compatible and promises to simplify communication. The idea came to Henn while he was at Skype, and Fleep has everything Skype was lacking, plus more…   1. First can you tell us …
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It was only in 1991 when Estonia regained its independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The situation back then was bleak with less than half the population even having a telephone line. Fast forward 25 years and Tallinn is a world leader in technology and one of Europe’s …