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Common Questions about Venture Capital

Common QuestionsGetting a business started is no easy matter and it takes a lot of money, effort and time to succeed. There are many ways to secure funding depending on the type of business and its stage of growth. Venture capital funding is only one way a business can get funding, but it has some unique characteristics. Many people are unclear on what venture capital funding is and how it works. Here are some of the most common questions people ask about VC funding. Read the rest of this entry

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The Venture Capital Market in the United States

Venture Capital Market in The United States

The U.S. has a thriving venture capital market. The market is envied by other counties who seek to model their own systems after it. This is due in part by the way funding is received. American corporations only rely on banks for about 40 percent of their loans for investing in promising start-ups. The other 60 percent comes from private equity loans, which offer less rigid standards and lower rates. This encourages corporations to seek out and support young technology companies, all of which contributes to a growing economy. Read the rest of this entry

What is a Crypto Currency?

Crypto CurrencyWhen it comes to the intricacies of crypto currency, the realm of finance can be a difficult land to navigate without the assistance of a qualified and experienced venture capitalist like Efraim Landa. Though the topic of a crypto currency may be quite complex, all becomes rather simple with the advice of a professional private equity firm. Let’s take a comprehensive look at the basics of crypto currency. Read the rest of this entry

VC Trends in Former Soviet Republics

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Venture Capital in the Central Asia group is mainly designed to share knowledge and opinion about this area of finance. Major concentration of VC is given to the developments of this area in Central Asia, especially in Uzbekistan. Venture capitalists, like Efraim Landa, business angels and private equity investors all around the world seeking opportunities in Central Asia are welcome.  VC activity in the Russian market really took off after Russia’s default on sovereign debt in 1998 and has accelerated ever since. With this, we’ve seen more attention from leading western venture capital firms as well who have created a number of investment funds, incubators and angel networks focused on the Russian market. In the recent past, specifically since 2006, the Russian government has been creating infrastructure for venture capital investments in Russia and has also launched a state program focused on establishing public-private partnerships in the innovation sector managed by a number of leading venture capital firms.  Read the rest of this entry

The VC Market in Australia

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Venture capital is relatively new even though equity financing for promising ventures that were fast growing has been around for a very long time. Merchant banks have been around since the Middle Ages and the investment bank made its appearance in the 30s. “Business angels” came onto the entrepreneurial playing field in the 20s when Broadway musicals would be funded by wealthy patrons who would provide the monies needed by producers to fund the new shows. But the VC industry has only been around as we know it since the 90s. Efraim Landa is an experienced venture capitalist who provides expertise and funding to encourage the growth of a business until it matures. Venture capitalists provide the monies to help a business grow until it can go public with its offering of stocks or sell out to a larger entity. VC is an essential part of the economy in most regions of the World. Read the rest of this entry

The VC Market in India

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An entrepreneur starts with an innovative idea with the goal of building a profitable business.  Many times a startup business will reach a point where it lacks adequate funding to grow further. Efraim Landa is a venture capitalist who offers funding options to a business to help them reach their goals. It is nothing like a loan that the business person must pay back. The VC firm offers the startup or emerging company the funds that they need to make the necessary changes for growth to occur in exchange for equity in the company. When the business grows to a profitable stature the VC firm will make their money back in the profits of the company.  They may also work closely with a company until it is successful enough to make an IPO at which time they will make their profit. VC funding is a great opportunity for a company who needs adequate money for growth. Many parts of the world are just discovering how beneficial the VC market can be for the future of the overall economic market. Read the rest of this entry

Venture Capital Market in Spain

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A venture capitalist does not just throw money at a business in hopes that it will do well. The ultimate goal for any venture capitalist company is to have a company exit at some point. Efraim Landa is an entrepreneur and a venture capitalist who understands how both work. His VC company, Effi Enterprises provides venture funding to businesses which have a good chance of succeeding. Investment funding may occur at any stage of a company’s growth including early stage or late stage. Sometimes a company has a great innovative idea to work with but lacks the funds to try it out. VC firms can provide the funding which will be recaptured once the business goes public or is sold. Venture capitalists are very careful with their funding and are very selective about the companies that they work with as they want to help the company succeed to the point that it is profitable and can stand on its own. Read the rest of this entry

Venture Capital Market in Norway

 

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Efraim Landa invests venture capital in companies that show great potential of becoming high growth companies. With today’s economic climate, it’s not worth the risk for most venture capitalists to jump into an investing transaction that is not solid. Almost all of Norway’s venture capital comes from international sources outside the country such as Effi Enterprises. The VC industry can vary greatly between regions based on the economic climate and various factors which influence investing firms. When a region shows great potential for substantial growth and profits, the venture capitalist sits up and takes notice to see if it is something worth investing their capital funds in or not. The Nordic region seems to be very integrated and has become very attractive to foreign investors in the venture capital sector. In the last decade, Nordic countries have seen tremendous growth when compared to the rest of Europe. Read the rest of this entry

Venture Capital in South Korea

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As a venture capital Firm, Effi Enterprises monitors the global economy, watching for countries that are prime for investment opportunity.  They seek emerging start-up companies that are in need of funding to propel their business to success.   Efraim Landa, the founder of Effi Enterprises helps them attain that funding in exchange for equity in their company. With a consistent venture capital activity, solid plans for supporting the growth of their domestic venture capital industry, and movements away from traditional financing to venture capital financing, South Korea is a place of interest for investors across the globe. Read the rest of this entry

VC Market in Mexico

VC Market in Mexico

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As a venture capital firm, Effi Enterprises helps emerging businesses develop a business plan that will take them from an early-state startup up to a thriving public company in under ten years.  They invest large sums of money in exchange for equity in the company, providing that business the opportunity to experience extreme growth.  As a competitive emerging economy with great potential in its VC industry, Mexico has the growth venture capital firms look for to invest.  As an entrepreneur himself, Efraim Landa, the founder of Effi Enterprises, recognizes the strength of the innovative Mexican entrepreneurs that just require funding from venture capital firms to propel their business into exponential growth. Read the rest of this entry