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

The Next Web

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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. 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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.  I wish I had installed it when I first created this blog, but alas I didn't so I only have data starting in February of last year.  It's mildly disturbing that Google gets to keep all of that data, but I suppose it's a fair trade since the service is free. Overall, 2008 was a great year of growth in traffic.  At the beginning of the year, there were just about 500 unique visitors per month and by December that grew to nearly 10K.  There was a similar growth in terms of RSS subscribers, finishing with about 750 (although Feedburner "lost" about 400 of them this morning which I assume will be "found" tomorrow). One metric that jumped out at me is the global reach.  I was amazed to discover that of some 200-ish countries in the world, there has been at least one visit from each except for just 77.  Sure most of the traffic was from the US (about 73% of total unique visits) but there was also traffic from all kinds of places like India (2.3%), Germany (1.5%), Australia (1.4%), Slovenia (0.7%, who knew!) and Israel (0.6%).  Below is the complete map of the countries still without a visitor to Altgate…if you know someone there send them a referral!  I'll update you all when I get the list of those without Altgate down to a dozen or so.   Afganistan Haiti Rwanda Barbados Honduras Saint Kitts and Nevis Benin   Iraq Saint Lucia Bhutan Kazakhstan Samoa   Bosnia & Herzegovina Kiribati   San Marino Burkina Faso Korea, North Seychelles Burundi   (Urundi) Kyrgyzstan             Sierra Leone Cameroon Laos           Solomon Islands Cape Verde Islands Lesotho   Somalia Central African Republic Liberia Sudan Chad Liechtenstein Suriname    Comoros Maldives Swaziland Côte d'Ivoire Mali Tajikistan Dem. Rep. of Congo Marshall Islands The Gambia Djibouti Mauritania Timor-Leste Dominica Mongolia, Rep. Togo El Salvador Montenegro Tonga (Nukualofa) Equatorial Guinea   Mozambique Turkmenistan Eritrea Myanmar (Burma) Tuvalu Micronesia Namibia Uzbekistan Fiji Nauru Vanuatu   Gabon Niger Vatican City Georgia Palau, Republic of Yemen Guinea   Papua New Guinea Zambia   Guinea–Bissau Paraguay Zimbabwe   Guyana   Republic of Congo Lastly, something that Google Analytics doesn't do is allow you to see where visitors are going when they leave your site.  You can see which page they left from but not where they went.  This feature is rumored to be in development but I couldn't get it even with the custom reporting.  Anyone have tips on this? Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Current Affairs and tagged Altgate , blogging , global audience , small world. Bookmark the permalink. ← Microsoft Buys 37signals For $300 Million The Coming Venture Capital Boom → Comments are closed. Archives March 2011 January 2011 December 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 October 2005 Meta Register Log in @altgate Proudly powered by WordPress.

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

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