Natasha Starkell

Natasha Starkell

Natasha Starkell is the CEO of GoalEurope, the outsourcing advisory firm and a publication about outsourcing and innovation in Central and Eastern Europe.

For seven years she worked at Unisys in the areas of corporate strategy and M&A, corporate finance and outsourcing. In 2003 she obtained her executive MBA at London Business School and founded GoalEurope www.goaleurope.com.

She comes from Novosibirsk, Russia and lived in Switzerland and United Kingdom. She speaks Russian, English and German. She currently resides in Northern Germany where she blogs relentlessly about new technologies from CEE and CIS countries collectively tagged as Eastern Europe.

The Latest from Natasha Starkell

Language Learning Startup BliuBliu Wins The TechChill Baltics Competition

New startup conference for the 'Baltic Rim' <a target="_blank" href="http://tcbaltics.com/">TechChill Baltics</a> took place again this year in Riga, Latvia. Following in the footsteps of the online

The Social Gift-Giving Wars — Which One Looked Best For The Holiday Season?

<em>With the holiday season upon us, let's take a look at some of the gift-giving services and how well they work, writes contributor Natasha Starkell.</em> Facebook’s <a href="https://beta.techc

Everything You Need To Know About The Startup Ecosystem In Russia And Eastern Europe

As <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-mcclure">Dave McClure</a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://geeksonaplane.com/">Geeks on the Plane</a> are touring Moscow, Tallinn a

Startup Sauna Puts Some Money Where Its Mouth Is, Secures Inventure Backing

<a target="_blank" href="http://startupsauna.com/en/">Startup Sauna</a> has always been a slightly puzzling thing. It acts ike an accelerator but does not fund startups. It simply offers European (mos

3D Startup Real5D Raises $1.2m To Let You Walk Around Construction Plans

3D visualization technology has been around for some time, so <a target="_blank" href="http://www.real5d.com/">Real5D</a> closing a $1.2 million Seria A rund from the U.S. venture fund <a target="_bla

Honestly Wins Pitch In Berlin Competition, As HackFwd’s Event Grows Up

Participants of the quarterly event Build organized by the European accelerator <a target="_blank" href="http://hackfwd.com/">HackFwd</a> usually stay in Motel One in Berlin, where <a target="_blank"