Why savvy investors should focus on Kazakhstan (and other frontier markets)

PYMNTS

If I told you that you could travel back in time, to the end of the nineteenth century, and invest in a country that was recently war-torn, and in great transition, would you do it? You’d need to know that the government was primarily one ethnic group, but immigrants with different languages, customs, and religions were arriving in that country, at unprecedented levels, crowding the cities and looking for jobs.

More Global Innovation

deal architect

Bumper crop of innovations from various parts of the world we don’t always expect innovation from Near Cashless Society – Sweden A decade of LeWeb – France Faber-Castell – Germany Wine “Rover” – German wine country Rail Power – Kazakhstan. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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5,500 miles for #BookingHacks All Women Edition

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

Portugal, Germany, Australia, Kazakhstan, and USA were represented on the team. I had an amazing experience in Amsterdam recently at Booking.com’s Hackathon All Women Edition. I found out about the hackathon from a post in the “Women in Product” Slack group by someone who came across the event from somewhere else.

Israel Ranked 29th in Easiness of Doing Business According to the World Bank

VC Cafe

Kazakhstan became the top reformer in 2010, leaping 15 places to 59th after making it quicker and cheaper to start a firm, and simplifying construction permits. However, it still takes 81 days to export from Kazakhstan compared to 5 in Estonia. T he World Bank published the Doing Business 2011 report earlier this week, measuring how easy and pricey it is to complete the various bureaucratic procedures and red tape involved in setting up, running and shutting down a firm.

5,500 miles for #BookingHacks All Women Edition

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

Portugal, Germany, Australia, Kazakhstan, and USA were represented on the team. Product managers / owners are here to help #WhoWantsAnMVP. I had an amazing experience in Amsterdam recently (July 2017) at Booking.com’s Hackathon All Women Edition. I found out about the hackathon from a post in the “Women in Product” Slack group by someone who came across the event.

A Guide To Motivation, Happiness, Success And Resilience

YoungUpstarts

Fourteen years later, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with over 10,000 people around the world in locations such as New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Tobago, Delhi, Switzerland and France. by Gavin Aubrey, founding Director of Think… Training & Development Ltd and author of “ A Guide to Motivation, Happiness, Success & Resilience “ Hello, my name is Gavin.

All You Need To Know About Manufacturing, Sourcing, And Importing Products From China, With Craig Ford

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

So, our market is all over the world everywhere from Kazakhstan, over the US and everything in between and all kinds of products from e-learning software to clothing and fashion. Tweet Download the Text Transcript in PDF. Subscribe to this Podcast in iTunes.

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2013: The Year of Grit

Seeing Both Sides

And the so-called BRIC countries are forecasting tepid growth (we could rename them "ICK" if we added in Borat's home of Kazakhstan and dropped Brazil and Russia.). grit . grit/. Small, loose particles of stone or sand. . Clench (the teeth), esp. in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty. 2013 is going to be an "interesting" year (evoking the Chinese curse).

Is gust.com a difficult platform to replicate?

Gust

As we end 2012, Gust is the official, exclusive platform of virtually every national federation of business angels in the world including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, even China, all in their native languages. The answer is no , yes , and it’s irrelevant.

Lean Business Planning with Tim Berry [VIDEO]

Up and Running

One of the great questions Tim, and I’ll hand it over to you for the last twenty minutes that we have, is from an entrepreneur from Kazakhstan, which is great that we have so many international people on this webinar, she says, “Thanks for doing this. I’m from Kazakhstan, but I guess business is business everywhere.

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the world without altgate

Altgate

@altgate Startups, Venture Capital & Everything In Between Skip to content Home Furqan Nazeeri (fn@altgate.com) ← Microsoft Buys 37signals For $300 Million The Coming Venture Capital Boom → The World Without Altgate Posted on January 1, 2009 by fnazeeri No, this blog is not going anywhere.    I was just looking at the 2008 Google Analytics data for Altgate.    It is an amazing tool. 

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

techcrunch.com

Tech Gadgets Mobile Enterprise GreenTech CrunchBase TechCrunch TV Disrupt SF More TechCrunch TV Beta Invites Crunchies Elevator Pitches Gillmor Gang Podcasts TechCrunch Europe TechCrunch Trends TechCrunch France TechCrunch Japan Whats Hot: Android Apple Facebook Google Microsoft Twitter Yahoo Zynga Subscribe: From Nothing To Something. How To Get There. Tweet View Comments Guest Author Sep 20, 2009 This guest post was written by Meebo CEO Seth Sternberg.

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