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Tuesday, 17 January 2023

Rimac Automobili Opens First of Several Showrooms Across Europe

January the 17th, 2023 - Rimac Automobili is continuing spreading its wings as a wildly successful company headed by the young and talented Croatian entrepreneur Mate Rimac. In opening the very first in a series of new showrooms across Europe, it's obvious that the Rimac name is still reaching for new heights. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Rimac Automobili, more precisely the wider Rimac Group, is continuing its expansion plans by opening its first showroom outside the boundaries of not only the City of Zagreb, but outside of Croatia, more specifically in the very heart of Brussels. In cooperation with D'Ieteren, a…
Tuesday, 17 January 2023

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Provided Funds for Split Smart Traffic Software

January the 17th, 2023 - Ericsson Nikola Tesla has been provided very ample funds from the European Union (EU) for the development of Split smart traffic software which would bring about numerous benefits. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, as you may have read previously, Ericsson Nikola Tesla contracted jobs worth more than 1.8 million euros without VAT for a project called ''The introduction of intelligent transport systems in the functional traffic area of the City of Split". The tasks involved are related to the implementation of a Split smart traffic software solution intended for management in the control centre, as well…
Monday, 16 January 2023

Security Consulting for Tourism & Event Industry: Meet Goran Košćak of Sector2

January 17, 2023 - The tourism event industry is a major part of the Croatian economy, but who is taking pat of large event security. Meet Goran Košćak of Sector2.  The tourism industry has many facets, and there are many aspects that contribute to its success which rarely make the headlines. With an increasingly number of festivals and larger events in Croatia, the issue of event security is more and more relevant. I recently came across an enterprising Varazdin entrepreneur who has launched a new niche business within the tourism security industry. The man behind the story is Goran Košćak. He…
Saturday, 14 January 2023

Looking for a Job in Croatia? This Week's Top 10 from Posao.hr (January 14, 2023)

January 14, 2023 - Looking for a job in Croatia? A new weekly feature on TCN, in partnership with leading job site agency, Posao.hr, who present a selection of weekly job listings. How hard is it to find a job in Croatia, and what is on offer? We spoke to Ines Bokan, director of leading jobs site Posao.hr, who kindly took the time for this excellent interview overview.   Ines has kindly agreed to work with us on a new weekly feature on TCN - a weekly selection of 10 job listings, as chosen by Posao.hr.  Details and links to the…
Saturday, 14 January 2023

Croatian Wage Growth Most Visible in Companies Paying Lowest Salaries

January the 14th, 2023 - Croatian wage growth has been most visible in the companies which typically pay out the lowest salaries to their employees over the last year. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, as many as 60% of respondents of the Mojaplaca (MyWages) service have a lower salary than the average Croatian net salary, but last year, a higher growth of lower-ranked salaries compared to higher-ranked ones was also observed. According to data from the MojPosao (MyJob) portal, the net salary including salary supplements throughout 2022 increased by 5% compared to the previous year, standing at 7,522 kuna (998 eutos), while…
Friday, 13 January 2023

A Week in Croatian Politics - Eurozone Growing Pains & Price Increases

January the 13th, 2023 - This week in Croatian politics has been dominated by many stores and service providers upping their prices and allegedly taking advantage of what's known as ''rounding'' following Croatian Eurozone accession. Plenkovic has also been busy dismissing ministers once again, and the reaction to that has been varied.  Price rises are hitting pockets and bank accounts Croatia officially (and finally) entered the Eurozone on the 1st of January, 2023, with the kuna still permitted to be used as legal tender until the 15th of this month, after which only euros will be allowed to be used…
Thursday, 12 January 2023

8 Platforms Developed for Croatian Village Digitalisation Project

January the 12th, 2023 - Eight platforms have been developed for Croatian village digitalisation as the country hopes to help more rural areas catch up and transform as we go forward. As Josipa Ban/Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the CEKOM Food&Rural project, which will enable the Croatian village digitalisation and the overall digital transformation of more rural areas, was successfully completed recently. According to InfoDom, the company that developed as many as eight platforms as part of the wider project, all of them will be free for all of their users. "Our experts and partners in the project have successfully realised the…
Thursday, 12 January 2023

Austrian Best in Parking Takes Over 50% of Croatian Company Verso Altima

January the 12th, 2023 - The Croatian company Verso Altima, which deals with IT and software, has sold a 50 percent share of its ownership to the Austrian company Best in Parking (BIP). As Poslovni Dnevnik/Josipa Ban writes, while this is now public information, the Croatian company Verso Altima's management don't want to reveal the amount of money involved. This domestic company otherwise designs, develops, implements and maintains advanced ICT solutions, and in 20 years of doing business, it has worked for more than 170 clients from 50 different countries. As they stated, with this investment, they will try to strengthen…
Tuesday, 10 January 2023

Split-Dalmatia County IT Entrepreneurship Encouraged with Cash Sums

January the 10th, 2023 - A generous non-refundable cash sum has been provided to boost Split-Dalmatia County IT entrepreneurship. Hefty individual amounts of that cash will be being awarded in the form of grants to encourage such entrepreneurship in the country's largest county. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, despite not remotely encompassing the capital city of Zagreb, Split-Dalmatia County is the largest county in all of Croatia, and it is set to award handsome grants to encourage Split-Dalmatia County IT entrepreneurship in the wider area. As a boost to those who work in this blossoming field, fifteen prizes in the amount…
Tuesday, 10 January 2023

Croatian Unicorns Blossom Despite Poor Business Climate, Corruption

January the 10th, 2023 - Croatian unicorns have been rightfully praised for continuing to not only grow but to truly blossom in an environment which can hardly be called encouraging. Despite an unfavourable business climate and with corruption still causing significant issues, Croatia deserves praise. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Josipa Ban writes, some of the most highly regarded countries in the world have become aware over the last few decades that the well-being of every nation, as well as their security, depend on STEM achievements,'' explains Boris Podobnik, professor of economics and vice dean for research at ZŠEM, a researcher at the…
Thursday, 5 January 2023

Looking for a Job in Croatia? This Week's Top 10 from Posao.hr (January 5, 2023)

January 5, 2023 - Looking for a job in Croatia? A new weekly feature on TCN, in partnership with leading job site agency, Posao.hr, who present a selection of weekly job listings. How hard is it to find a job in Croatia, and what is on offer? We spoke to Ines Bokan, director of leading jobs site Posao.hr, who kindly took the time for this excellent interview overview.   Ines has kindly agreed to work with us on a new weekly feature on TCN - a weekly selection of 10 job listings, as chosen by Posao.hr.  Details and links to the…
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