Angel investors to meet in Istanbul

The World Congress of Angel Investors 2020 (WBAF 2020) will start in Istanbul next week on Feb. 17 with hundreds of participants from 92 countries.

WBAF 2020 will host 132 international speakers on 24 panels, including angel investors, venture capitalists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and business leaders from around the globe, Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkey establishes funds to promote venture capital

Seeking to promote venture capital investment in the country, Turkey has established two funds, said the nation's industry and technology minister on Dec. 24.

"We have taken action to boost venture capital investments, to ensure that the private sector focuses on this field, and to spread these investments throughout the country," Mustafa Varank said.

Junior Achievement Romania starts NEETs in Entrepreneurship training sessions

The first youth not in employment, education or training (NEETs) have participated in training courses for labour market insertion, organized by Junior Achievement Romania in the NEETs in Entrepreneurship hub, a transnational project that facilitates the professional insertion of young people from Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Spain.

PM Orban, set to digitise public institutions, asks for public management close to private system

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Tuesday that he intends for the public administration a management style close to that in the private system, where the focus should be on digitisation, while also assuring that the employees of the public system who do their job well should not be afraid of losing their job.

NSI: The Total Business Climate Indicator Decreases by 1.4 Percentage Points Compared to the Previous Month

In October 2019, the total business climate indicator decreases by 1.4 percentage points compared to the previous month as a result of the more unfavourable conjuncture in industry, construction and retail trade. Industry, the National Statistical Institute reported in a press release.