How my life improved after quitting the brokersphere

How my life improved after quitting the brokersphere

When talking to brokers, my number one advice is usually the following: "quit the brokersphere. You will not conclude any real business there." And it's true: I have never seen any real activity being done there - only pointless Zoom calls, forged or copied documents and endless bragging about…
The Joker Broker dictionary for PPE

The Joker Broker dictionary for PPE

A few weeks ago there was a funny post on LinkedIn about the jargon brokers like to use and what they usually mean. I decided to take this a step further based on my experiences in the underground network of joker brokers. So let me proudly present the first…
Do You Really Need An NCNDA?

Do You Really Need An NCNDA?

A Non-Circumvention Non-Disclosure Agreement, or shortened, an NCNDA is the document everyone will encounter while working with PPE. The main function of this agreement would be to keep the competing brokers at bay, guarantee the confidentiality of sensitive documents exchanged and to bind a seller or a buyer to…
PPE production deals: what you need to know

PPE production deals: what you need to know

Ever since OTG became something like a curse word for many during the big 3M 1860 scams in the summer, many clients decide to stick for a "safer" alternative: production contracts. This usually means that the products are not yet produced but will be shipped over a period of…
5 simple rules to win as a PPE broker in 2021

5 simple rules to win as a PPE broker in 2021

In our past articles we have talked extensively about scams, broker chains and bad practices in the industry, and we even received some feedback that we criticize all too much. Therefore, to preserve the balance between positive and negative, I decided to write an article that actually can help…
Broker chains – the plague of business?

Broker chains – the plague of business?

Everyone who works with PPE nowadays has encountered these obnoxiously long chains of brokers at least once or twice that act as a plague in the business. We are no exceptions: our personal record was a 16-broker-long chain we have encountered during the summer, but a dear friend of…