R.A.U. Juchter van Bergen Quast receives honorary doctorate in Kiev for his outstanding contributions to business

The CEO of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce has received an honorary doctorate from the Institute of Agroecology and Natural Resources in Kiev for his outstanding contributions to business development. The ceremony was attended by an international audience. Visiting Kiev On 25 November 2021, an international delegation visited the Institute…

Can cryptocurrencies work as actual currencies?

No, says UBS Global Wealth Management: Cryptocurrencies may never be able to work as actual currencies, according to UBS Global Wealth Management. The “fundamental flaw” inherent in cryptocurrencies is that supply can’t be reduced when demand is slumping in most cases, Paul Donovan, chief economist at UBS GWM, said in…

Our free business directory listing | A golden opportunity to reinvent your business (before it’s too late)

Faced with the unpleasant reality of the Coronacrisis, you are compelled to reinvent your business. The ability to pull off this difficult feat—to jump from the maturity stage of one business to the growth stage of the next—is what separates high performers from those whose time at the top is…

Our upcoming events at CNNMoney Switzerland

The Digital Future Board Room is a problem-solving roundtable for experts to provide key direction, perspectives, and solutions to pressing global issues that shape our digital future. All events are televised by CNNMoney Switzerland, digitally distributed, and open to an invited audience. At our events, you can be interviewed by CNNMoney Switzerland in…

Digital Future Board Room during the World Economic Forum in Davos

The European Chamber of Digital Commerce provides leading solutions for leaders. Our partners enjoy world-class management and technology advisory, global investor and client introductions, authoritative industry whitepapers, and an international Court of Arbitration. The Digital Future Board Room is a problem-solving roundtable for experts to provide key direction on critical issues shaping…

Digital Future Magazine

Promote your company at the World Economic Forum in Davos The European Chamber of Digital Commerce is hosting an event covered by CNNMoney Switzerland during the World Economic Forum in Davos from January 21-24, 2020. Hardcopies of Digital Future Magazine (ISSN 2666-7045) will be distributed throughout the World Economic Forum to the world’s top…

ECDC participates in The Hague Summit for Accountability in the Digital Age

The European Chamber of Digital Commerce was invited to The Hague Summit for Accountability in the Digital Age, held November 6-7, 2019, focused upon safeguarding the role of the internet as a tool for personal, professional, and social engagement. Topics included Accountability and Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Cyber Peace. Invited…

Demystifying Valuation: What Is My Tech Company Worth?

There are at least 12 different ways of assigning a valuation to a company. In simple, common-sense terms, what are these 12 methods? 1.    Your revenue. Not the best for early-stage startups, but after a company has been in business for a few years and has a stable customer base, an investor…

Intermediary commission percentages to raise money from investors

Investment banks and other consultants can plan and execute a fundraising campaign for startups and for companies in the growth phase. A reputable fundraising intermediary will likely speed up the process, reduce the legal risks, and negotiate a better deals. Most brokers will take a monthly retainer plus 5 percent…

Important Message to Cleantech Companies

How Do Tech Companies Cross “The Valley of Death” into Profitability? Engerati covers how the European Chamber of Digital Commerce helps tech companies with the #1 issue confronting them:  how to go from innovation to making money. Technology innovators need to understand the markets in which they are operating and…

Entrepreneurs of Europe featuring innovative tech founders

Entrepreneurs of Europe seeks to lift innovative European entrepreneurs in the spotlight and share their story to the world. Founder Joona Mäntyvaara quotes: You can make the best movie in the world, but if you don’t tell about it, no one will watch it.  He sees that entrepreneurs in Europe can…

The intriguing history of IT showcased by the Hellenic IT Museum

The European Chamber of Digital Commerce endorses the Hellenic IT Museum for its rich collection of milestone computers and peripherals that have led to the progress of information technology. This special IT Museum in Greece started its operations in 2009. Since 2012, the Museum constitutes the first official Greek organization…

ING co-creates blockchain-based trade-settlement platform

ING has joined forces with other global banks to create a digital coin that can be used to settle international money transfers instantly, cutting out intermediaries and lowering transaction costs. This is a new step in the development of the utility settlement coin (USC) project set up in 2015 by…

The legal status of Security Tokens in Europe

This article describes the legal context in seven European countries regarding Security Token Offerings. Such offerings differ from Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s). An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is the cryptocurrency equivalent to an Initial Public Offering (offering shares of a private cooperation to the public for the first time, also…

Solutions for Haiti using Digital Transformation

In 2017, Professor Michael E. Porter of Harvard Business School gave an important presentation about a strategy for restoring Haiti’s prosperity. A crucial part of his advice is to “make attracting foreign investment a core strategy“. In this article I will provide a suggestion to implement such a strategy. The…

Becoming an International Offshore Centre – Steps to be taken by African nations

Introduction A number of African countries have began the process of moving away from being a tax haven to being an international finance centre, offering financial products to take advantage of the increasing international mobility of capital and labour. Legislations are continually being written with this goal in mind. It is…