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EconMin proposes venture capital fund

THE ECONOMY Ministry has proposed setting up a Slovak Venture Capital Fund with an initial to help restructure selected industrial companies. The fund should be established by the Economy Ministry, the Slovak Association of Industry, and state bailout agency Slovenská Konsolidačná (SKo), which should provide half of the planned Sk600 million ($13 million) in start-up funds.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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