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STRATEGY IN THE DRAWER, I.E. IT IS ACTING, NOT WRITING, THAT MATTERS

Lately, I have been analysing all the companies I used to know from the inside – as an employee, an entrepreneur or a strategic advisor. The total went up to impressive 93 businesses, plus hundreds (difficult to count) of processed pitch decksof potential investments in start-ups. During the analysis, [...]
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THE WAY TO THINK OF STRATEGIES WHEN INUNDATED BY DAILY LIFE

The unprecedented disruptions of the last two years: the pandemic, then the war just across our border have refocused our attention to the "here and now" corporate management – we have been considering social issues, what we can do for our employees and for those most affected, how to [...]
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A PARADOX. I CREATE AND I STEP ON THE BRAKE! OR HOW THE OWNER MAY KILL THE GROWTH OF THEIR BUSINESS - 9 BEHAVIOURS WORTH PAYING ATTENTION TO

A business owner is a special type of personality – they must be perseverant, or even stubborn; capable of pursuing their beliefs regardless of a million conflicting opinions, and sometimes must remain in complete solitude along their business journey. The same traits that cause businesses to emerge become later [...]
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6 REASONS WHY IT IS WORTH DEVELOPING A BUSINESS OUTSIDE POLISH BORDERS

Scaling-up, expanding, widening the scope of business into other countries... – there are many terms for this specific business decision. The process is extremely exciting, it also brings many benefits, equally however it can end in failure. In our latest e-book we write about how to get a business [...]
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CONVERTIBLE DEBT IN POLAND. HOW TO AVOID UNFAVOURABLE COMPANY VALUATIONS AT EARLY INVESTMENT STAGE

Convertible Debt investment in early-stage development companies originates in the USA, however due to differences in the corporate legal system between Poland and the US, it looks much different in Poland and is not linked to the issue of bonds. In the US, this mechanism was established in the [...]
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WHAT SHOULD YOU INVEST IN IN POLAND IN 2021?

You will have probably noticed that without investing your money, not only do you not gain much, but rather you regularly lose out. How it is possible? Well, no matter how much you earn, it is always important to invest some of your money. Why? You ask. You might [...]
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6 MAJOR CHANGES IN THE BEHAVIOUR OF PRIVATE INVESTORS AND THEIR PORTFOLIOS IN 2020

2020 was not an easy year. It brought extreme moods, new perspectives, sudden opportunities. Sales which seemed difficult at first, turned out to be easy and quick; exiting an investment suddenly became possible due to growth in sector specific demand. This does not mean that 2020 was not a [...]
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DO YOU LIKE GAMES? ARE YOU LOOKING FOR CAPITAL FOR YOUR COMPANY? – THINK LIKE A CHESS PLAYER!

Searching for the right investor is like a game of chess; one of the world’s oldest strategic games, it dates back to the 6th century AD. In chess experience, predictability, consistency, planning and attention to your opponent’s movements are of the utmost importance. 
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WHAT ARE INVESTORS LOOKING FOR: 7 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO WIN CAPITAL!

Many entrepreneurs are good engineers, scholars or artists who believe in their ideas and setup businesses based on those. People like them are innovators but oftentimes lack a key skill which could allow them to spread their wings and taste success. That missing but indispensable ingredient is experience in [...]
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THE WORLD IS CHANGING, AND YOU ARE STILL LOOKING FOR A UNICORN? In this article, we tell you everything you need to know to find one

Offshore investments entail additional risks resulting from the limited scope for exercising direct control over the company. But is the market of origin of technology really important in the current state of globalisation of needs and problems?! Who can afford to limit themselves to the local market without considering [...]
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