Everyone knows that the secret of any successful venture capitalist is investing smart in emerging markets. CIS region and Ukraine specifically is as good emerging market as any. With highly educated workforce, ridiculously low cost of labor and virtually enormous opportunities and voids in many markets, it’s the perfect place to direct your business expansion to.
2014 Ukrainian Revolution has made it possible for many doors to open and the message is out there, loud and clear, that Ukraine is finally open for business. The unfortunate web of enterprises intertwined with extremely corrupt government is getting untangled and crony capitalism ceases to exist.
Market entry in Ukraine can be quite a challenge. Whether you contemplate:
opening a branch in Ukraine
finding business partners
looking for clients
seeking smart investment opportunities
or simply want to see if any of that can be feasible to begin with by conducting market research
…you would largely benefit from agency like ours doing all the legwork. We will provide local perspective and prepare hard data to support or debunk your plans for possible business expansion to Ukraine.
We’ve already helped several European and American businesses and large global brands to probe and scout the market in Ukraine in such areas as real estate, agriculture, business consulting and technology/IT.
Our agency has a wide range of skill sets which is supported by the efforts of global contractors we employ and a dedicated local team.
Our agency can provide:
- market research and marketing consulting
- business scouting
- prospecting lists of potential partners and/or clients and/or back end manufacturing centers
- representation for you brand in the local market by reaching out to Ukrainian vendors and potential clients to pitch your business
- professionally done reports and corporate presentations detailing the market research and feasibility of entering the Ukraine’s market in any industry
- development of market entry strategy in Ukraine and ongoing support in its implementation
- creating cost effectiveness and SWOT analys reports for the feasibility of expanding your business to Ukraine
- business consulting and legal support
- operational help in setting up a local branch for your business which includes finding office space, hiring the local team, dealing with legal moments etc
We have large network of contacts that helps us navigate the local markets with ease and confidence and we are happy to share that expertise with you.
If you plan on coming to Ukraine to conduct business meetings and get the feel for the local business environment and opportunities, we can provide full service support with dedicated personal assistant, interpreter, transportation and support with creation of any marketing materials and sales collateral that you will be presenting in Russian or Ukrainian.
The reality of Ukraine is that it is filled with untapped markets and very affordable and quality workforce, among other things.
Here are just a few stats on Ukraine that you might find interesting:
minimum salary in Ukraine is 61 cents per hour (compare that to US $7.25 USD and Spain $6 USD just as an example)
corporate tax rate is $18 % ( US: 40% and Spain: 30%)
employment rate is 9.30% ( US: 6.30% and Spain roughly 25%)
Ukraine’s real estate is one of the most expensive in the world, most 2-3 bedroom apartments located in upscale residential complexes in Kiev city center cost a whooping 2 million USD on average
Also, Ukraine is one of the most reliant countries when it comes to nuclear energy (according to Bloomberg):
Our agency can help you get prepared and properly represented once you decide to look towards endless business and market opportunities that there are to explore in Ukraine.
We sell all encompassing packages for business executives and companies that would involve business scouting, marketing consulting and ongoing support as well as full service support for when you arrive in Kiev. Our agency also works individually with every client and can offer you the rate and the service package that will fit your needs and budget.