Business in Slovakia, first contact

Four years and a couple of months, that’s how long I’ve been in Bratislava. Roughly the duration of WWI. One of my first lectures in Slovakia was about letters Slovak soldiers wrote home during 1914-1918. A box of these letters was found some years ago in a town hall. These letters were blocked by the Military Censor of the Austrian-Hungarian Imperial Army. The letters weren’t easy to read, because they were written in Slovak, using Hungarian grammar. During and after this lecture I realised: I hardly know anything of Czechoslovak history, particularly Slovak. And my home is only 1,000 km away.

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Types of video marketing that your marketer might not know about

What if investment in advertising no longer pays off? What do you need for a video to bring results? How can you attract the attention of a generation who grew up with a smartphone in their hands? We have repeatedly seen that our clients wanted to make a video, but there was no understanding of what kind of video would work. In this article, we will look at the tools we have successfully used while working with our clients in different areas.

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How an external financial manager can save you money

The outsourcing of accounting, outsourcing of payroll, labour, marketing, legal services, production and many other activities is already standard for most companies. The usage of external professionals is more effective in today’s situation, due to the business significant increase, merges and acquisitions. The time when sufficient managerial knowledge for the owners of small and medium-sized businesses was the knowledge of the bank account balance and the amount of unpaid invoices, is gone for good. However, qualified experts that can guide you in your complex decision-making are missing on the market.

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Professional equity crowd investing is set to help new leaders out of Slovakia become globally successful

Companies face a wide range of opportunities as well as challenges in today´s fast changing globally connected business environment. Any company must adapt to dynamic changes, grow, innovate, strive for the best customer service and relations possible, to avoid being left behind by tough - global - competition. Usually this requires additional financing or growth capital.

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Slovakia: A maze of uncertainty?

Slovakia is still recovering from a political crisis and public outrage triggered by the killing of journalist Jan Kuciak in February who had been investigating organised criminal activity and corruption in the country. However, overcoming institutional stagnation and clientelist networks – and the associated business risks – will require political will, something that remains largely absent.

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