We are very pleased to be part of AmCham and are looking forward to driving innovation forward in Latvia.
Mikko Fernström, General Manager, Biogen Latvia
Entrepreneurs who ceased to conduct business named resons such as lack of funding (20% of respondents) and a possibility to resume a paid job (17%). One in ten named both the professional team and the attraction of strong business partners as keys to successful business performance. Over 90% of entrepreneurs mentioned that they would gladly resume their business, naming financial security (31%) and a competent team from the very beginning (26%) as the main motivators for resuming business.
Currently, business is the main source of income for over a half or 59% of surveyed Nordea Business School graduates.
For the fifth year in a row, new and potential entrepreneurs gained valuable knowledge, received practical advice and accumulated experience for six months free of charge to successfully start their business. In assessing over 200 business idea applications, the authors of 60 of the most viable ideas participated in training and one third of them presented their ideas to potential investors.
More information is available at www.nordea.lv/biznesaskola.
AmCham and PwC share the same values and targets to achieve socially.
Zlata Elksnina-Zascirinska, Country Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers