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Slovenia, a Land Of Startups

Although small in size, Slovenia has a vibrant start-up community which has evolved greatly since the beginnings of Zemanta. When thinking of its brightest stars, one cannot bypass a sensation such as Outfit 7, whose apps have been downloaded more than three billion times and ware just recently sell to China investors for more than US $1 billion.  Celtra, the developer ...

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A Big Heart and Courage for Slovenia

Stanford, San Jose, September 24, 2016. On the final day of the Slovenian Business Development Delegation to the Silicon Valley, Delegation’s 26 representatives from various industries as well as research and academic institutions visited Stanford University and the opening of ABC Global Home. At Stanford University, the Business Development Delegation participated in a discussion with the most successful Slovenians in ...

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Slovenia’s Exports Up 2.9% In January-to-March y/y

Slovenia’s exports reached EUR 6.03bn in the first quarter, which is up 2.9% compared to the same period in 2015. Imports meanwhile dropped by 1.1% to EUR 5.65bn, data published by the Statistics Office on Tuesday shows. Slovenia’s trade surplus thus stood at almost EUR 383m in the January-to-March period, while exports-to-imports ratio was at 106.8%. On the other hand, ...

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Heineken Raises Stake in Laško to 96.92%

Dutch brewer Heineken has raised its stake in Pivovarna Laško, Slovenia’s largest brewery, to 96.92% following a takeover bid for Laško’s outstanding stock.  Holders of a combined 43.49% of Laško accepted Heineken’s offer of EUR 25.56 per share, the same amount Heineken paid for a majority stake in the spring, according to a release published in Delo newspaper on Monday. ...

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Polzela Starts Making Organic Hemp Socks

Socks and stockings maker Polzela launched on Thursday the production of organic hemp socks. The launch is seen as the first step on a new development course, according to CEO Marko Klemenčič. He hopes that the new production line will create new jobs in the Savinja valley, north-east. Also present at the launch was Economic Development and Technology Minister Zdravko Počivalšek, ...

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Slovenian Prime Minister Visits Boston

On Wednesday, December 3, Slovenian Prime Minister dr. Miro Cerar, Boris Koprivnikar, Minister for Public Administration, and other members of the Slovenian delegation visited Boston, where they met with senior officials at data storage and information security company EMC, including the company’s president Amit Yoran.     Source: Embassy of Slovenia in Washington, D.C. Facebook Page

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