How do you assess the investment component of Ukraine as a country with a market economy?
Despite a certain political and macroeconomic instability during the last two years, the prospects for investing in Ukraine have noticeably increased. The signing of a protocol on mutual access to the markets for goods and services from the United States effectively ensured Ukraine’s membership in the WTO, which will significantly increase the country’s investment attractiveness. The abolition of the US Jackson-Vanik amendment removes the previously existing restrictions on the markets for credit resources, investments and the export of goods and services. In 2006-2007, only due to this, an increase in exports by at least $ 2.2 billion and foreign investments by $ 1.2 billion is predicted. Continue reading
Such statements are well founded, but most importantly – have a significant impact on other sectors of the economy. Today, the winners are those who have already transferred their business to whatever industry it belongs to, on the rails of e-commerce.
One of such companies is the representative of the German company TWL Contrado GmbH – the company LLC “Company Euroconsulting”, which, thanks to the use of various tools of Internet marketing, is developing dynamically in regional and international markets. Continue reading
The reasons for the financial crisis in an enterprise can be both a general market downturn, an incorrectly chosen development strategy, and inefficient management work. Regardless, universal tools can be used to take a company out of a crisis: cost reduction, sales promotion, cash flow optimization, work with debtors, and payables restructuring.
Diagnosing Financial Crisis
The speed and methods of overcoming the crisis largely depend on what causes it and how quickly it will be revealed. In the process of developing the financial crisis, four main stages can be distinguished: Continue reading
“Somehow I was present at the discussion of one startup. The head at that moment was filled with problems of my own business, and I did not respond to the results of the presentation. As a result, my colleague, who invested $ 100,000 in this project, received almost $ 100 million at the output, ”Alexander Galitsky sighs with regret. It was one of those rare occasions when an IT guru let down his instincts.
Alexander – Sasha, as he is called in the community – Galitsky founded several IT companies. He managed to attract investment from Western venture capital funds, and then partially sell the business to industry leaders such as Sun Microsystems and Telenor. Continue reading
The informal venture capital market consists of private investors who invest their personal financial resources in new and growing small firms. They are called “informal investors”, or “business angels” (business angels).
Much less is known about this market than about the activities of venture funds. One of the significant differences between venture capital companies and business angels is that the former manage other people’s funds while the latter invest their own funds.
Most business angels are successful entrepreneurs who have significant experience in developing their own business. A smaller part are highly paid specialists in large companies, such as top managers, consultants, lawyers, etc. Continue reading