Tag Archives: SME

Doing Business 2019

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform”. “Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform” is the 16th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can …
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Doing Business 2018

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”. The report measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business measures regulations affecting 11 …
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Doing Business 2017

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2016: Equal Opportunity for All.” The report measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business …
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Alternative Investments 2020

The World Economic Forum has just published the report, “Alternative Investments 2020: The Future of Capital for Entrepreneurs and SMEs.” The study highlights new alternative sources of capital and examine their potential for broader industry disruption in the future. Over the past decade, the external environment for alternative investments has seen enormous changes. The areas …
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Doing Business 2016

The World Bank has just published the report “Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency”. The report measures regulations affecting 10 areas of the life of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency. Here’s a summary …
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Doing Business 2014

The World Bank has just published Doing Business 2014: “Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises.” The report assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. This year’s report data cover regulations measured from …
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European SME Week 2010 – Promoting and Supporting Entrepreneurship

Last week marked the launch of the European SME Week 2010. This pan-European campaign has been designed to promote and support entrepreneurship. Over 3 million people participated in some 1261 events and activities organized across 37 European countries. Many of the events organized served as platforms for SMEs and micro-firms to share their experiences and …
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European Commission: European SME Week to Boost Entrepreneurship in Difficult Times

Promoting entrepreneurship and raising awareness about business support are the main goals of the first European SME Week. More than 1000 events are taking place in 35 countries from 6 to 14 May. Today, more than ever, the contribution of European entrepreneurs to preserving jobs and creating new ones needs to be recognized and supported. …
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