Victoria Ivleva - photographer and journalist, was born in 1956 in Leningrad. She graduated from the journalism faculty of Moscow State University. She worked for Novaya Gazeta for many years; her works were published in Ogonyok, Moscow News, German Spiegel, French Figaro, English Guardian, American The New York Times and other publications. In the late 80s and early 90s, she shot in almost all the hot spots of the decaying USSR.
Four years ago, Roman Babeev, Denis Drobotenko, Sergey Mostsevenko and Evgeny Nelmin created the Aiger web studio. Now she has over 150 sites and her own web designer. "Life around Vladivostok" talked with the founders of the studio about creating websites, a team of specialists and how the designer increases the speed of work, but not the cost of production.
H&F reads one business book every week and selects interesting points from it. This time we read a book by the famous American sales trainer Stephen Schiffman, dedicated to cold calls. Schiffman writes in the same way that he works - simply, succinctly and to the point. We have selected passages that reveal the principles of his technique.
PUBLISHING HOUSE: Alpina Publisher, 2014 Do not listen to customers If the future is not clear for you and its fate depends on chance, you will certainly consider attempts to influence it an impossible task. The attitude to the future as inaccessible to our influence explains, perhaps, the most vicious tendency that we observe in today's world.
A Familiar Story Our initial business, the Hipway ticketing service we raised with our own money, was also about travel, but with a completely different business model. We thought then that it would be great to make a platform for small niche tour operators who offer non-standard tours, for example, shark hunting in Australia or travel to the world's hottest spots.
Tagg for what For dog walks the price is $ 99.95 Tagg the Pet Tracker is a dog collar with a GPS beacon and an animal tracking system. The user must install an application on the iPhone in which for each pet you need to create an account and determine the area within which he can walk.
AdWords used other people's ideas. Result: 6.5% of the service’s annual revenue. Patent trolls represented by Vringo ate a large chunk of Google in 2012. Vringo is a high level troll. The company received hundreds of millions of investments from various sources, for which it acquired more than 600 technological patents, among which there were several Lycos search engine patents.
The latest film by American director Elia Kazan based on the unfinished Fitzgerald novel. Monroe Star is the boss of a successful Hollywood movie studio. He is always busy filming and trying to survive in the world of arrogant actresses, rebellious filmmakers and harsh conditions. But suddenly an Englishwoman appears, in whom Monroe is head over heels and unrequitedly falling in love.
Russians spend 600 billion rubles a year on cigarettes, said Deputy Minister of Health Sergei Velmyaykin. This is about 1% of the country's GDP and 20 times less than what Russians spend on sporting goods, according to experts, such expenses amount to no more than 30 billion rubles. For comparison: according to The Boston Consulting Group, citizens spend about 40 billion rubles on charity.
Former head of Japanese Olympus company Tsuyoshi Kikukawa pleaded guilty to concealing losses of $ 1.7 billion, according to Bloomberg. He and his colleagues, the former vice president of Hisashi Mori and auditor Hideo Yamada, face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $ 128 thousand. The scandal erupted in the fall of 2011, when it became known that the former company executives had hidden losses from shareholders from the 1990s from unsuccessful securities transactions to maintain a high stock price.
On October 25, 2012, the Skolkovo Foundation will hold a discussion at the Center for International Discussion on the theme "The Perpetual motion: from science fiction to innovation of the century." “The topic of the Energy Dialogue was not born by chance,” writes the fund’s website. “Until recently, the idea of creating a perpetual motion machine was the lot of science fiction.“ Impossible, ”physicists have said over the past century.
Two days after the 76-year-old Silvio Berlusconi announced that he would not run in the next election, the court found the ex-prime minister guilty of tax evasion and sentenced him to four years in prison. The case is related to the media company Berlusconi Mediaset, which owns three national television channels.
The newspaper Izvestia today published a photo report from the colonies in which Pussy Riot members are serving their sentences. The SMMs of the publication decided to attract the attention of users through a contest for the best photojab of these pictures. It was announced on Twitter newspaper. The online community considered such actions a mockery.
In the capital, five immigrants from Nigeria and Cameroon were detained, who, hiding behind names that were consonant with the names of the largest companies, deceived hundreds of Russian foreign partners for 900 million rubles. According to the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, when concluding transactions, they used fake national passports with the names Gazprom, Murmansk Shipping Company, Rosneft, Russian Railways and some others.
The Russian resort hosts four FIFA Confederations Cup meetings - like the other three cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan. The maximum number of games within the framework of KK-2017 at the Sochi stadium Fisht can be held by the German team. In anticipation of the tournament, the city was first empty, after which it was full of visiting fans.
VTsIOM summed up the results of a survey on the attitude of Yekaterinburg residents to the church of St. Catherine in the square at the Drama Theater. This poll is indicative and has nothing to do with the survey that the city administration will arrange after the appeal of Vladimir Putin. The survey was conducted on May 16-20, 2019 among 3,000 residents of Yekaterinburg over the age of 18 using telephone interviews.
According to the rules of chapter 35 of the Civil Code, anyone can rent their apartment on the basis of a lease. You can conclude such an agreement yourself, it is not necessary to contact the agency. Life around learned how not to make a mistake when drawing up a contract with the owner. Commentary Konstantin Trapaidze, Chairman of the Moscow Bar Association “Your Legal Attorney” Verification of Documents It is imperative to verify the credentials of the person who offers his property to rent.
The tax service has presented LLC “KIT Yekaterinburg” - the owner of the shopping centers “KIT”, “Globus” and the water park “Limpopo” - claims worth more than 18.5 million rubles. About it writes Znak.com. The tax authorities say that more than 14.8 million rubles are arrears, more than 2.8 million rubles - a fine and more than a million rubles - penalties.
I did not want to leave Stanford, but neither Maxim Faldin nor Kamil Kurmakaev would be useful in Palo Alto. There are enough graduates with an MBA degree on the Coast without them. Farewell, palm trees, sequoias and fifteen minutes from campus to the ocean. In Moscow, empty near Moscow dvushki. Faldin and Kurmakaev met at Stanford Business School and worked well together while deciding on case studies.
The employee has a personal great goal. The key word is "personal." The general grandiose goal is even declared by the food stall - to change the world within Black Mud or Kolyubakino. It is much more difficult to build a company so that people are engaged in what genuinely excites them and what they can do best.
Most recently, when we published the article “The Red Contagion: New Cooperators Against Capitalism,” we wrote: “25 years ago, passionate citizens of the USSR opened their own business. A new wave of entrepreneurs is attracted by what the fathers fled from - egalitarianism. Why?” Judging by the reaction to the material, leftist ideas are really popular among a substantial part of startups.