New competitors — one of three key questions

  There are currently three questions that all corporate boards and managements have to ask themselves: In what business are we? Who are our new competitors? How can we attract and retain talented people? In[…]

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What business—one of the three key questions

Currently, there are three key questions that all boards of directors and management teams must ask themselves: In what business are we? Who are our new competitors? How can we attract and retain young talent?[…]

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C-suite

The C-suite consists of three letter abbreviations starting with the letter “C”. The C-suit originally derive from the USA and indicates the authority and position in a business of its top managers. In addition to[…]

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When does venture capitalists create value

The business model of Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) is to invest in non-listed companies and after five to seven years sell the shares and realize captured value. Obviously, value is created during[…]

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Exit

Overall plan If you intend to sell your company (exit), start planning well in advance. The overall planning should include strategic and tactical activities to create value, make hidden values transparent, and — last but[…]

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Value growth

Prerequisite for growth depends on the industry? No, the potential for growth is not dependent on the industry. Growth and value creation varies five (5) times more within an industry than between industries (BCG, June 2015).[…]

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