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Well educated management is not a coincidence

Slovenia has a long tradition of management education: economic faculties have consisted of lecturers educated in the USA or Germany since the seventies, while the IEDC school in Bled was the first modern management school in Central and Eastern Europe.

Food production turns green

As sustainable agriculture gets ever more important, Slovenia strengthens its position as a global leader in beekeeping technology and know-how.

The new shape of Slovenian banking

Slovenia’s banking system used to be populated by numerous small banks and dominated by the three state owned institutions. After a restructuring it is already reduced to a smaller number of stronger and private owned players. NLB remains Slovenia's largest bank with a market share of 22.7 percent. Yet the market may look different by the end of the year after the sale of the single remaining state-owned bank, A Banka.

Start-up in May – and ride away

May brings PODIM, the largest start-up event in the region, and something new for young entrepreneurs, a start-up train from Ljubljana to Sofia and back.