About Igor Makarov

Igor Makarov, President of ARETI International Group, was born in 1962. Born and raised in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Mr. Makarov has accomplished professional and athletic successes. His life has been the culmination of pure determination, strength of spirit, and unwavering dedication.

The Startup Dream Is No Longer Strictly American

We all know the story of how Jeff Bezos started Amazon out of his garage in 1994. Today, Amazon is one of the world’s largest companies, making it the ultimate startup success story. We have seen the same thing will Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and countless other billionaire entrepreneurs. Such stories aren’t at all exclusive [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What Has Changed for Entrepreneurs Since the 1900s?

The globalization of the economy and advancement of modern technologies have transformed the way we do business. Entrepreneurship is now happening at a scale we’ve never seen before in human history. This is why I appreciate how Howard H. Stevenson, a Harvard professor, describes entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

8 International Cities Ready for Expansion

In a global economy that is more diverse than ever, smart investors and businesspeople alike are always looking for new and expanding markets. While it is impossible to predict with certainty which cities will be the strongest performers, that shouldn’t stop savvy players from surveying the international scene for the most promising prospect. Here are [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How Do You Build A Global Company? Here are 4 tips.

In the age of globalization, companies must expand overseas and take advantage of dynamic developing markets. It’s one of the best ways to achieve sustainable growth. Unfortunately, we’ve seen far too many businesses fail outside their home markets. Even big names have struggled, like Best Buy’s massive failure in Europe. As a leader in energy [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

9 Traits of a Good Leader

I’ve met many leaders in my life, and they all share similar traits. Sure, we do things a bit differently here and there, but for the most part, we’re alike. Are leaders born with these traits? I think partly, yes. I have known many young men who grew up similarly to me -- the same [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments