Rubik’s Cube, the household match, insulin, parachutes, and contact lenses. These are just some of the innovations that came from the countries of the former Communist Eastern Bloc of Europe. Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria are famous for their human capital and innovation. This has been the legacy of CEE, but the question young business people are asking is when is this latent potential going to flourish into the kind of tech startup boom well underway in Western Europe and the U.S.? Soooner than you think, if you ask the leaders of the entrepreneurial scene in the region.