When you need to take a loan to small business.
To take out a loan in the fire order to pay off financial problems, even if it succeeds, as a rule, does not solve financial problems, but only exacerbates them.…

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Ways to improve the efficiency of small businesses.
I want to repeat this already repeatedly, that all the funds saved from improving the efficiency of all components of the production process will replenish your profits. Therefore, you should…

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How to reduce salary costs in a small business.
Labor productivity. As I already wrote, you can use both direct and reverse indicators of labor intensity. But many businesses instead of these indicators use a direct indicator - labor…

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COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS: about the eBay founder’s foundation

How impact investments, venture philanthropy and flexible capital change the world, says Elena Boytsun, Investment Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Omidyar Group.

Four years ago, I had a unique opportunity to become an impact investor, starting work in one of the most famous world companies in this field. The Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment company of Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, had already invested more than $ 1 billion in various projects, companies and non-profit organizations around the world.

My task was to structure the activities, business models and portfolios in Central and Eastern Europe for the fund. Having plunged deeply into this sphere, I understand more and more that the region’s financial system needs transformation of the post-Soviet countries financial system towards flexible capital, and impact investments and venture philanthropy are the most logical tools for this. Continue reading

A reliable business plan for dummies
We are thinking Do you already know what kind of business you want to do, who is the consumer of your product or service and how will you sell them?…

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Improving financial literacy of the population: international experience and Russian practice
The financial aspect affects almost all spheres of life of a modern person. Financial literacy provides an opportunity to manage your financial well-being. The lack of basic financial knowledge and…

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The concept and tools for assessing the value of money over time
Financial management requires the constant implementation of various calculations related to cash flows in different periods of time. The key role in these calculations is played by the time value…

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General algorithm for work to reduce costs
This algorithm is universal regardless of whether the cost reduction is carried out as a one-time project or as a regular process; the difference will be in the intricacies of…

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