Success stories

Online shopping.
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped Uspekh Pro, a wholesale supplier and retailer of computer and digital equipment from Belarus, create and launch its own internet store and increase online sales by four times. The EBRD helped Uspekh Pro, a wholesale supplier and retailer of computers and...
Ruralis Tornare training.
To help boost the development of sustainable tourism in Azerbaijan and the country’s rural areas, the Ruralis Tornare project pairs local SMEs with representatives of Italy’s experienced tourism sector. Azerbaijan’s rural northwest region has all the ingredients of a tourism hotspot: great fishing, local cooking classes, horseback riding and bike tours – all at a competitive price. Although it is...
Coffee beans and tea
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)BRD assisted Monomakh, a Ukrainian tea and coffee producer, to create a new development strategy, optimise business processes and bring their financial reports into compliance with international standards. The EBRD helped Monomakh, a Ukrainian company specialising in...
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped Bargavachogh Tsantser Ltd., a regional telecoms company in Armenia, to develop a strong corporate identity and improve its management effectiveness. The EBRD supported Bargavachogh Tsantser Ltd., a regional telecom service provider, in improving its performance...
Female construction company
An Armenian woman who set up a construction firm in Armenia six years ago has seen the firm’s turnover more than double thanks to help from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. With funding from EU4Business and Sweden, the EBRD’s Women in Business programme helped Smart Construction Ltd. to computerise the operational and financial practices so the company could manage its...
Quality Standards ISO 9001
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped ASP-GEORGIA, an importer and retailer of cars, trucks, agricultural machinery and spare parts, implement a quality management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 standards. The EBRD helped ASP-GEORGIA Ltd., an importer and retailer of cars, trucks,...
woman-led accessory and home-care products company in Azerbaijan
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped a woman-led accessory and home-care products company in Azerbaijan introduce an effective recruitment and sales system. The EBRD helped ESSE LLC, a woman-managed company distributing a wide range of women accessories and home-care products, to introduce an...
With funding from Sweden and the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped Farma-Star Ltd., a woman-led network of pharmacies in Armenia, introduce a new human resources policy to increase employee performance and sales. The EBRD supported Farma-Star Ltd., a network of pharmacies in Yerevan and surrounding regions, to...
Interior café Garage Minsk
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped a network of Belarusian restaurants use business analytics and spur sales effectiveness. With funding from the European Union, the EBRD helped Café GARAGE, a local network of fast & casual restaurants to implement business intelligence (BI) system for...
Vegetable market.
With funding from the European Union under the EU4Business Initiative, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped Shuvar LLC, the first wholesale market for food and agricultural products in Ukraine, to introduce a smart energy strategy, reducing energy costs by 24% - amounting to EUR 90,000 in annual savings. The EBRD helped Shuvar to adapt to the volatile economic...