If you’re one of the estimated 600,000 expats living in the Czech Republic, it may have occurred to you at some point to consider starting a business. Maybe you were thinking about a favorite item from home that you’ve never seen here (or had to pay hundreds of dollars to import!) Maybe there is a kind of food you miss that you’ve searched endlessly for at the various pre-Covid Food Festivals in Prague. Or maybe you have a skill to offer that you think might have value in your community… whatever the case may be, if you’ve given it any amount of thought you may have wondered, “can an expat even have a business in the Czech Republic?” A quickRead more.

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Tech start-up Nimble Energy introduces Nimbee, an electricity-on-demand service for out-of-home EV charging. Pilot operations will start in the first EU city, Prague, this summer. Prague, February 8, 2021 – The Czech tech start-up Nimble Energy aims to simplify the life of electric vehicle owners by bringing charging-electricity to wherever they need it. Focusing on high-capacity mobile storage and charging stations in the last three years, Nimble Energy is introducing an industry-first on-demand electricity delivery service. Nimbee, the first customer-centric system, is based on a 50 cm small, 40 kW charging power mobile battery developed by the Czech and Swiss experts. It can fully charge a medium-size car with European CCS connectors or Asian CHAdeMO within an hour. The officialRead more.

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During such a turbulent and uncertain time, you can help your neighborhood by supporting the favorite local businesses you hope to visit once regulations are lifted. Not only does it benefit your community and local economy, but you can also find comfort in the things you enjoyed before lockdown. Storefront or E-Shopping Options Many businesses provide customers the option to shop online to pick-up in person or get items delivered at home. Since shopping for recreational items is currently banned, look into your local toy stores, bookstores, and boutiques to find where you can grab fun items while staying safe. One example of a bookstore that allows for storefront pick-up is Book Therapy, located in Vinohrady. They are a curatedRead more.