Press release

GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum Side Event Summary - Digitization & Financing of SMEs on the Post-COVID Era


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the business landscape. The rise of online shopping, work from home and the digitalization of the global economy have highlighted the pressing need for SMEs to go digital.

At one of the side events at GLOBSEC 2021 Bratislava Forum, we explored strategies and potential solutions on how to get SMEs back on track after the pandemic and how to help them go digital.

Discussion led by Vazil Hudák and Zuzana Pisoň from GLOBSEC hosted the following speakers:

  • Matej Ftáčnik, CEO VacuumLabs
  • Katarína Kakalíková, Government Engagement Director, Mastercard
  • Boris Kostík, Director for Capital Markets and SMEs at Wood &Company
  • Anita Orbán, External Affairs Director, Vodafone Hungary

You can find the full summary of the session below.