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  • The rules of attraction

    The rules of attraction

    For the around 25,000 foreigners working and living in Malta, the combination of an efficient business climate, excellent infrastructure and a driven workforce are solid indicators as to why Malta was voted the third best country for expatriates...

  • 11 years of growth and counting

    11 years of growth and counting

    Tipico’s origins lie with a group of childhood friends in Germany in the late 1990s. Some were experts in bookmaking, and others well versed in software and hardware development. They teamed up with one of the leading lawyers in the German...

  • Welcome home

    Welcome home

    In recent years, Malta has become a popular base for online gaming companies. In fact, there are currently more than 500 licensed operators, representing more than 10 per cent of the global online gaming market. Some may argue that companies are...

  • Your future is now

    Your future is now

    Personal pension plans help you maintain your lifestyle even after you retire, Stuart Fairbairn, chief officer business development, MSV Life, says. In the past years, we’ve been hearing a lot about how the pensions system is not sustainable and...

  • A drive for entrepreneurship

    A drive for entrepreneurship

    Thursday, November 19 was no ordinary school day for 150 Form 5 students from 40 schools across Malta and Gozo. These students were the guests of honour at Budding Rockstars, an event that was aimed at igniting an entrepreneurship spark among the...

  • A trusted partner

    A trusted partner

    Starting a business is a big step that is not for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurs who take this step are usually driven by a strong sense of purpose and have a tenacity that steers them to take up the challenge and dominate the niche that they...

  • Giving value to ideas

    Giving value to ideas

    We believe that great ideas should go far. It is our mission to provide the space for that to happen, says Karl Grech, Zaar crowdfunding platform manager. Zaar is Malta’s first crowdfunding platform. With various international crowdfunding...

  • Using wealth to improve the soul of humankind

    Using wealth to improve the soul of humankind

    APS chairman Emanuel Delia tells Ingrid Zerafa how the institution’s vision is shaped not only to create wealth, but also to improve lives through the support of art, heritage and traditions that enrich the human soul. “The revamped Mdina Biennale...

  • Banking ahead

    Banking ahead

    There is a certain solidity to the Mediterranean Bank head office on St Barbara Bastion in Valletta. The architecture has expressive flourishes but is compact. The ceilings are too high for any voice to disturb. And right across the street is a...

  • A passion for property

    A passion for property

    If the property industry excites you and you have not heard about Quicklets, then you should really listen up. Started by Steve Mercieca, this company is the only estate agency on the island that specialises in letting. The Quicklets virtual agent...

  • Taking flight

    Taking flight

    At present, there are limited possibilities for bankers to finance aircraft business unless the law is extended and one hopes that this happens soon. In fact, the Maltese Aircraft Registration Act, 2010 is drafted in a manner that affords tangible...

  • Surpassing expectations

    Surpassing expectations

    Sustained GDP growth, a low unemployment rate and foreign direct investment give Malta a positive outlook, Economy Minister Chris Cardona says. Overall, how has Malta’s economy performed in 2015? Malta’s economy has proven to be remarkably...

  • The beautiful game

    The beautiful game

    What are the advantages of launching a start-up in Malta? Overall, the odds of a start-up surviving are very low. Therefore, choosing the right location is a strategic decision, as it will have important consequences on the future direction of the...

  • Market leaders

    Market leaders

    We aim to achieve a leading position through customer satisfaction and repeat services, Charlo Briffa, BH Group – Marine Division managing director, says. What makes Malta an ideal location from where to operate a yacht services company? Malta is...

  • Seeking opportunities abroad

    Seeking opportunities abroad

    While the domestic market generates a healthy demand, there are still limitations. For a business that is doing well and wants to expand, the Maltese market could be too small and could stifle growth. The way forward would be for a business to...

  • Improving Malta by design

    For some, design might mean the superficial polish of nicer homes and cleaner graphics. However, despite often being underestimated, design can bring significant benefits and solutions to businesses. Perhaps more importantly, it opens up the doors...

  • High net worth individuals: funding avenue for Maltese family businesses

    It is widely acknowledged that SMEs are the backbone of the Maltese economy. In the same vein, family businesses can be symbolically visualised as its beating heart, playing a strategic role for the economic development of the Maltese...

  • Business could be better

    Business could be better

    On the face of it, Malta has the goods to attract international investors and support local entrepreneurs. These positive elements vary from social and political stability, EU membership and an educated, multilingual and hardworking workforce to a...

  • The Turkish connection

    The Turkish connection

    Turkey is clearly one of the world’s most dynamic and attractive markets and its EU accession negotiations are leading to significant opportunities for Maltese companies in a broad range of sectors. Admittedly, Turkey’s bid for EU membership has...

  • 11 years of growth and counting

    11 years of growth and counting

    Tipico’s origins lie with a group of childhood friends in Germany in the late 1990s. Some were experts in bookmaking, and others well versed in software and hardware development. They teamed up with one of the leading lawyers in the German...

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