back view of buyer showing auction paddle with number five to auctioneer during auction

DESCRIPTION As a consequence of the recent turmoil on supply chain and prices many companies have had to make procurement through auctions on products and components not normally purchased this way. Moreover, selling through auctions is new to most companies and in many cases discarded as an option, because of little or no knowledge or […]

Supply Chain Issues and Fluctuating Prices


DESCRIPTION One of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic has been very rapid changes in the supply chain, this concerns the delivery of raw materials, parts, and components, all of which are now delivered randomly and at changing prices. So even if this can be handled in logistics, the consequences on price change, working capital, […]

Investing In Startup Companies – for Corporates

DESCRIPTION Investing in startup and early-stage companies as a chosen strategy to quickly and/or alternatively get new products or services or to launch R&D projects, without setting up an internal team might be some of the arguments for looking at these companies for investment. However, it is not without challenges to investing in startup companies, […]

M&A – Acquisitions

DESCRIPTION This topic is about navigating through obstacles, and in the end, having a successful acquisition that improves total company performance. It isn’t necessarily easy being in a situation where the purchase of a supplementing company may be an answer, as a way to either create growth, access new markets or customers, add to the […]

Investment and Future Markets

DESCRIPTION Trying to foresee what the next profitable market will look like, either geographically (new BRIC’s) or product/service is important to the company investment profile. The essence of this seminar is, if there are any tell-tales that may be derived from current markets/products/services both existing and potential. Part of this is also how to narrow […]

Investing In Startup Companies – VC/BA


DESCRIPTION Investing in startup companies is very different from other investments such as new production facilities, stocks in established companies, or real estate, where the supposedly return on investments (ROI) can readily be calculated. Even if there are several models for investing in startups the choice of investment almost always comes down to faith and […]