Trends and Insights

Venture Capital and How it Works

Venture Capital and How it Works

According to the latest Harvard Business Review, more than 80% of venture capital goes into building the infrastructure. Venture capitalist invest in expense in order to grow the business. Therefore, expenses include manufacturing, marketing, sales and other fixed...

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Early-stage company valuation

Early-stage company valuation

If you ever wondered how investors, venture capitalist or seed fund managers decide on early-stage company valuation, we have an answer! One of the most common questions that arise on the Investor panel is: "How do investors value a startup?". Startup valuation is, in...

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The Private Equity Explained

The Private Equity Explained

It’s no secret that venture companies are staying private longer. The consequences of this trend are not going away. Some of the companies have decided to take a slower pace before they make a big decision. The question is are these companies familiar with private...

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Leading Private Equity Investors

Leading Private Equity Investors

Looking at the number of deals in 2018, we can identify leading private equity investors in 2018. According to the data presented in the 2018 PitchBook Annual Global League Tables. In addition, that year, Genstar Capital was the most active private equity investor....

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Leading Venture Capital Investors

Leading Venture Capital Investors

Looking at the venture capital deal count in 2018, we can identify the most active global venture capital investors in 2018. According to the data presented in the 2018 PitchBook Annual Global League Tables, 500 Startups was the most active Venture Capital...

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Restructuring in e-commerce

Restructuring in e-commerce

According to the TMA Global, restructuring in e-commerce has raised some serious numbers. On the heels of 5,864 retail store closures in 2018, at least 8,558 additional stores will close in 2019. Moreover, that number could climb as high as 12,000. For...

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Business Environment in South-East Europe

Business Environment in South-East Europe

In this article, we provide a briefing on the business environment in Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania. Business environment in South-East Europe (SEE) countries had some economic hurdles....

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Integrating ESG into the Investment Process

Integrating ESG into the Investment Process

Responsible investment is on the agenda for many LPs and GPs and is recognizable as a requirement rather than a differentiator. Integrating ESG into the investment process has become important for all stages of the process. European supervisory authorities consider...

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