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R.A.U. Juchter van Bergen Quast receives honorary doctorate in Kiev for his outstanding contributions to business development

The CEO of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce has received an honorary doctorate from the Institute of Agroecology and Natural Resources in Kiev for his outstanding contributions to business development. The ceremony was attended by an international audience. Visiting Kiev On 25 November 2021, an international delegation visited the Institute of Agroecology and Natural Resources…
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Our free business directory listing | A golden opportunity to reinvent your business (before it’s too late)

Faced with the unpleasant reality of the Coronacrisis, you are compelled to reinvent your business. The ability to pull off this difficult feat—to jump from the maturity stage of one business to the growth stage of the next—is what separates high performers from those whose time at the top is all too brief. The Chamber…
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Our upcoming events at CNNMoney Switzerland

The Digital Future Board Room is a problem-solving roundtable for experts to provide key direction, perspectives, and solutions to pressing global issues that shape our digital future. All events are televised by CNNMoney Switzerland, digitally distributed, and open to an invited audience. At our events, you can be interviewed by CNNMoney Switzerland in our Video Booth for you…
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Digital Future Board Room during the World Economic Forum in Davos

The European Chamber of Digital Commerce provides leading solutions for leaders. Our partners enjoy world-class management and technology advisory, global investor and client introductions, authoritative industry whitepapers, and an international Court of Arbitration. The Digital Future Board Room is a problem-solving roundtable for experts to provide key direction on critical issues shaping our digital future. This event…
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The Environment is the Key to the Economy

The environment is the key to a nation’s self-sufficiency, and self-sufficiency is the key to wealth. Ria Persad Several years ago, I visited my relatives in the countryside of Trinidad and Tobago. My grandparents settled there in the 1930’s under British colonization. My grandmother, now 97, explained to me what life was like at a…
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Demystifying Valuation: What Is My Tech Company Worth?

There are at least 12 different ways of assigning a valuation to a company. In simple, common-sense terms, what are these 12 methods? 1.    Your revenue. Not the best for early-stage startups, but after a company has been in business for a few years and has a stable customer base, an investor might buy a company at…
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Intermediary commission percentages to raise money from investors

Investment banks and other consultants can plan and execute a fundraising campaign for startups and for companies in the growth phase. A reputable fundraising intermediary will likely speed up the process, reduce the legal risks, and negotiate a better deals. Most brokers will take a monthly retainer plus 5 percent to 15 percent of the…
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Important Message to Cleantech Companies

How Do Tech Companies Cross “The Valley of Death” into Profitability? Engerati covers how the European Chamber of Digital Commerce helps tech companies with the #1 issue confronting them:  how to go from innovation to making money. Technology innovators need to understand the markets in which they are operating and align their business models accordingly,…
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Entrepreneurs of Europe featuring innovative tech founders

Entrepreneurs of Europe seeks to lift innovative European entrepreneurs in the spotlight and share their story to the world. Founder Joona Mäntyvaara quotes: You can make the best movie in the world, but if you don’t tell about it, no one will watch it.  He sees that entrepreneurs in Europe can be much stronger when they…
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The intriguing history of IT showcased by the Hellenic IT Museum

The European Chamber of Digital Commerce endorses the Hellenic IT Museum for its rich collection of milestone computers and peripherals that have led to the progress of information technology. This special IT Museum in Greece started its operations in 2009. Since 2012, the Museum constitutes the first official Greek organization that exclusively exhibits the IT…
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Solutions for Haiti using Digital Transformation

In 2017, Professor Michael E. Porter of Harvard Business School gave an important presentation about a strategy for restoring Haiti’s prosperity. A crucial part of his advice is to “make attracting foreign investment a core strategy“. In this article I will provide a suggestion to implement such a strategy. The causes of Haiti’s poverty Poverty…
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Becoming an International Offshore Centre – Steps to be taken by African nations

Introduction A number of African countries have began the process of moving away from being a tax haven to being an international finance centre, offering financial products to take advantage of the increasing international mobility of capital and labour. Legislations are continually being written with this goal in mind. It is important to enact laws that…
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SwissMate Archive

SwissMate is a publication of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands (SCCN), formed in 1933. SwissMate is the predecessor of Digital Future Magazine, published by the European Chamber of Digital Commerce, an activity of the SCCN.