10 questions that should be answered before launching a franchise
With franchising, as with a marriage, do not rush. There is a high probability that no one will want to work under your brand, so you should be careful and…

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Secrets of naming: history and useful tips
"As you call a ship, it will float in the same way" - popular wisdom, which works in all spheres of life, including business. It is not surprising that a…

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Freelance Market 2015: Global Trend or Ukrainian Phenomenon?
In 2014, the volume of the Ukrainian freelance market in terms of earnings of freelancers was estimated at more than $ 60 million. Today, Ukraine is the main global supplier…

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Startups and giants: what hides the current technological boom?

From the end of the century, scientific and technical progress, sung in the 20th century, turned into a different direction. The vector of development of technology has shifted from “heavy” to “light” – the priority is no longer plants and nuclear-powered icebreakers, but gadgets for hipsters and “office plankton.” Together with Vox and the Economist, we find out what lies behind these changes. Continue reading

IT market: How to survive in an era of crisis

According to  IDC’s assessment, the reduction of the traditional IT market in Ukraine in 2013 was 8% (including telephony, the growth was 3.7%) – with a weighted forecast of 0% a year earlier. Under a moderately optimistic scenario, the fall of the IT market in 2014 will be 25%. This is primarily due to a decrease in the purchasing power of both the state and private clients. In many ways, the current situation resembles the period of 2009, when companies were forced to revise their budgets, and IT in particular, in the direction of current needs – to “survive” here and now. Continue reading

The best world startups who have not asked anyone for money

Now the term “startup” will surprise no one – surely everyone has friends who have opened their anti-cafe, built a quadrocopter for aerial photography or selling interesting articles on the Internet. Despite some differences from the traditional business, when creating a startup, the future entrepreneur faces the same question – starting capital. Continue reading

20 quotes of famous people about entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship is not a job, it is a lifestyle. Entrepreneurs are a separate caste of people who are not afraid of challenging themselves and the rest of the world and…

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The phenomenon of demand: how to become a visionary of consumer desires?
“Five or six years ago, leading business thinkers surveyed by our company noticed an increase in instability and predicted a crisis,” says Adrian Slivotsky, who is also a member of…

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Uninvented story: as a business newcomer to get the first customers
When a completely new player enters the market, obviously, he is not at all threatened by great popularity. Moreover, even the search for first customers is often similar to the…

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Uninvented story: as a business newcomer to get the first customers
When a completely new player enters the market, obviously, he is not at all threatened by great popularity. Moreover, even the search for first customers is often similar to the…

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