by Ulyana Shtybel, Ph.D |April 9, 2017 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , ,

Source: Ukrainian Business Portal

1) Ukraine’s new tax code implemented in 2010 established zero taxation for small businesses for a period of five years and for the hospitality sector and light industry for 10 years.

2) Income tax rate in Ukraine is (01.04.2011 the rate is 23 %, from  01.01.2012 – 21%; from 01.01.2013 – 19 %; from 01.01.2014 – 16 %).

3) Budget deficit in Ukraine is projected to be 3, 08% or 38,6 billion UAH in 2011.

4) Current account deficit in Ukraine is projected to be not more than 3,5%.

5) Ukraine’s GDP was over $300 billion and its per capital GDP was about $6,700 in 2010, and its GDP growth is projected to be over 4% in 2011 for the second year in a row.

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Begin your week right!

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |March 27, 2017 |0 Comments | Blogs | ,

Beginning of the week should be exiting and spent in a good company. HighCastle offers it’s company to make your week enjoyable.

Let’s begin!

First of all make sure you’re in a cozy and homly atmosphere to begin our journey.  For today HighCastle prepared three updated core activities called “stand-ups” :

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Про fintech-стартапи та платформи для колективних інвестицій – в інтерв’ю SW з High Castle Capital

by Ulyana Shtybel, Ph.D |February 15, 2017 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , ,

«Фондовий ринок «пасе задніх» через свою зарегульованість у порівнянні з сrowdfunding-investing» #StockWorld
З High Castle Capital, провідною світовою платформою для сrowdfunding-інвестицій, як компанія сама себе називає, у виходить доволі нетипове інтерв’ю. По-перше, воно колективне – ми ведемо бесіду одразу з кількома топ-менеджерами, по-друге, зустрічаємось в атмосферній кав’ярні і, по-третє, досить мало ведемо мову про фондовий ринок, скоріше про нові можливості для інвестування. Усі четверо співрозмовників SW – такі різні, наче уособлюють принцип High Castle – власне, краудфандінг.  Денис Гончаренко, співзасновник, керуючий партнер, та Володимир Сааков, ще один співзасновник, партнер та фінансовий директор High Castle Capital, – спеціалісти у галузі fintech, Уляна Штибель – віце-президент компанії, екс-голова офісу Варшавської фондової біржі в Україні, та Трістрам Джелі, директор представництва у Великобританії, ведуть мову про переваги вкладень у подібні проекти, та чому такий спосіб інвестування дає фору класичним інструментам для інвестицій.
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Investing in Frontier and Emerging markets: Ukraine

by Ulyana Shtybel, Ph.D |February 13, 2017 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , , ,

Investing in frontier and emerging markets attracts worldwide investors by its higher Return on Investments. HighCastle’s broad knowledge of these dynamic markets and our approach to the risk management when selecting the projects to our Platform in partnership with our Authorized Advisers, helping Investors to choose between qualitative businesses and diversify effectively.

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by Mariia Maksymtsiv |January 31, 2017 |0 Comments | Blogs | ,
HighCastle is a global online investment platform that allows individuals and institutions to invest in a range of investment opportunities. For the businesses HighCastle offers a hassle free resource to raise money for their needs. Quickly, Efficiently, Safely.
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Debt-Based Crowdfunding is the Favorite Among Leading Platforms

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |December 27, 2016 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , ,
With traditional methods requiring a lot of paperwork, time, and hassle, new alternative lending opportunities are becoming more and more mainstream as developers continue to realize the many benefits this source of funding provide. read more

European Investment Bank

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |December 26, 2016 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , , ,

What is the EU’s bank?

The  EIB is the European Union’s bank. This  bank is owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. It works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy.

A major player

As the largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, they provide finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects which contribute to furthering EU policy objectives. More than 90% read more

Grants for starting a business

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |December 23, 2016 |0 Comments | Blogs | , , , ,
If you’re a small business owner or thinking of starting a business, finance is probably your biggest concern. You may be wondering if there is any funding available for start-ups.

We’ve prepared a overview some useful grants to apply for.

Accelerating Commercialisation Grants offer ventures up to 50% of expenditure on a project, which is capped at $250,000 for commercialisation offices and eligible partner entities, and $1 million for other applicants. read more

Hunting for AI

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |December 22, 2016 |0 Comments | Blogs, Uncategorized

Deloitte Global predicts that by the end-2016 more than 80 of the world’s 100 largest enterprise software companies by revenues will have integrated cognitive technologies into their products

Basing on the Deloitte TMT Predictions it is expected that the cognitive technologies that will be the most important in the enterprise software market will be: machine learning, natural language processing and speech recognize read more

BREAKING DOWN ‘Blockchain’

by Mariia Maksymtsiv |December 13, 2016 |0 Comments | Blogs, Blogs special | , , , , , ,
E very straightforward enterprise would like to be involved in blockchain that is one of the most intriguing technologies currently in the market today.

Introduction to Blockchain. A block is the ‘current’ part of a blockchain which records some or all of the recent transactions, and once completed goes into the blockchain as permanent database.

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