Zoho's strikingly different global path

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Globalization and TechnologyI have heard Zoho talk about doing business in UAE and Nigeria. That is so different from other cloud vendors which tend to mostly focus on N. America and Europe. Over the last decade, their US revenues have steadily declined.

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7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Globalization

YoungUpstarts

Our traditional view of globalization, common for decades, was massive container ships conveying goods from distant manufacturing locations; and watching services, capital, and expertise flow from one from major established commercial and financial city or region to another.

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7 Characteristics Of People Who Drive Global Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. best entrepreneurs entrepreneur attributes global Peter Andrews

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Globalization 2.0Taking it Global

deal architect

I know a lot of people are upset with the UK. Lots of wealth destroyed around the world, Young Brits mad at older Brits, Scots mad at the English, Europeans upset with the Brits. It’s important to not forget something. Industry Commentary

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6 Global Destinations For Your Next Company Leadership Retreat

YFS Magazine

Travel business travel global travel global voices travel travel tipsYour next off-site meeting or company retreat could be at an enviable destination.

University of Michigan Joins the Global EIR Network

Feld Thoughts

In 2015, I announced the Global EIR initiative to try something different. Today, I’m happy to welcome the University of Michigan to the Global EIR network. Applications are now open to become a Global Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institution (EGI). Interested applicants can learn more about the program , fill out an application form , and reach out to Millie Chu at Global Detroit.

More global innovation

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Mexico Technology on the ICE Train – Germany Shipping ice cream globally – US, China Big Data of Long Lives – Italy, Greece, Japan Nokia alumni. Globalization and Technology Innovation from around the globe'' iElevation – Nepal A museum or a library?

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7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Global EIR and Silicon Valley Bank Funding Match

Feld Thoughts

Today Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) announced their support for Global EIR , a cause for which I care deeply. As you may know, over breakfast in 2015 Jeff Bussgang and I launched Global EIR with the hope of advancing the startup visa effort on a local and state level after it stalled in Congress.

The spotty technology globalization record

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I read a few tweets today about how SAP does “global well” and how SuccessFactors reflects it. My reaction was technology vendors, not just SAP, are actually inconsistent when it comes to global matters compared to companies like Unilever or. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Groupons Global Rocket

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Globalization and TechnologyI was impressed at SuiteWorld to hear Groupon had implemented NetSuite in 26 countries in under 3 months. But I did wonder why such a young company needed that much functionality in so many markets. Turns out Groupon has been.

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5 Tips To Expand Your Business Globally

YFS Magazine

The possibilities of global business are immense. Grow Operations business expansion global global entrepreneurship global trade global voices market expansionBut to actually achieve them requires hard work and a focused strategy.

7 Entrepreneur Types Drive Change On A Global Scale

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. entrepreneur Fiona Wood global change Peter Andrews types

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More global innovation

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Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Arab Lady Technologists - Oman, Qatar Unique ID - India Kinect and Sign Language – China Amazon’s Fashion Studio – Brooklyn Airport Advertising - various US airports. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More innovation off the global beaten path

deal architect

Globalization and Technology Innovative Business Uses of Technology We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that is refreshing to hear about innovations in unexpected places: Back to the future in St.

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Proper Staffing is Key to Effective Global Expansion

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus, it is essential to appoint a ‘head of international’ with significant hands-on experience to chart your course in the global world. However, remember to think long term, plan globally but act locally. entrepreneur global expansion staffing startup

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10 Global Female Entrepreneurs To Watch

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at ten female entrepreneurs that have certainly arrived on the scene. And we'd wager they are here to stay. People Success Profiles female entrepreneurs people women entrepreneurs women in business

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Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

Up and Running

On Bplans, we often share information about United States’ specific resources, like SBDCs (small business development centers), but those resources probably aren’t as helpful to global entrepreneurs. Global Entrepreneurship Network.

[Singapore] Go Global

YoungUpstarts

But even going regional can be challenging, much less going global. billion in 2014 – but in recent years have been weakening, and SPRING Singapore and IE Singapore must hope that the “ Go Global ” program help reverse the trend.

Even more global innovation

deal architect

We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Google''s Project Loon Finland''s next blockbuster Spain: Mobile Banking Innovation Santander: A city of sensors. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More Global Innovation

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We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Singapore Changi: Best airport in world Silicon Fen in Cambridge, UK Low Cost AND Long. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. entrepreneur Fiona Wood global change Peter Andrews uberpreneurs

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More Global Innovation

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We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Mali: The Vocal Web The Rudiben mobile app Czech Technology Prowess The impressive German infrastructure. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More Global Innovation

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Bumper crop of innovations from various parts of the world we don’t always expect innovation from Near Cashless Society – Sweden A decade of LeWeb – France Faber-Castell – Germany Wine “Rover” – German wine country Rail Power – Kazakhstan. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Before You Expand Your Business Globally, Read This

YFS Magazine

This article Before You Expand Your Business Globally, Read This appeared first in YFS Magazine: Startups, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Culture. Are you ready to expand your business globally? If so, consider these 3 best practices for small business global expansion.

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Announcing the Global EIR Coalition

Feld Thoughts

At the end of the discussion, we decided to start the Global EIR Coalition to open source our approach and try to help every state in the US implement a similar program. Last year Jeff and a bunch of his friends in Massachusetts created the Massachusetts Global Entrepreneur in Residence pilot program. If you are working on something similar in your state, please reach out to join the Global EIR Coalition. Government Bussgang CO eir Global EIR immigration m&a Startup Vis

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6 Key Risk Factors When Scaling A Business To Global

Startup Professionals Musings

In a new book, “ Global Vision ,” by NYU Stern School of Business scholar and leader Robert Salomon, I finally found some great insights on what to look for, and how to make the necessary changes. But don’t look for any magic algorithmic procedure to solve the complex globalization problems.

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Entrepreneurs Now Start Hyperlocal Then Go Global

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though the world is getting smaller, due to easy global connectivity, people still feel alone if not well-connected locally. These hyperlocal sites don’t have to compete with global sites, and always have unique content, community advertising, and local issues.

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Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report

Feld Thoughts

If you want a full view of what Techstars is – and is doing – today, take a look at the 2015 Global Impact Report. The post Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Techstars global impact reportTechstars had an incredible year in 2015 and grew the organization on many dimensions. link]. To everyone who has been involved in Techstars in any way, thank you!

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Is Dubai The Next Big Global Startup Scene?

YFS Magazine

Grow Technology Entrepreneurship Events Global Business technologyThanks to gutsy startup founders, an investor-friendly business environment, world-class infrastructure, and events Dubai is on the map.

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Oracles Global Leadership Summit

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Last year Oracle’s events team invited me to describe some of the better events I had been to (and that I blogged about here). They heard me compliment a couple like Cognizant Community for its focus on thought leadership more. Industry Commentary

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Artificial Intelligence And Global Ethics

YoungUpstarts

Geo-engineering: These solutions will be able to manipulate large-scale, global environmental processes that affect the entire earth’s climate.

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More innovation on the global beaten path

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Ice Lab Spain’s High Speed AVE Trains Electronics on the Silk Road Global Landscape of. We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world.

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Global Perspective: Current Opportunities for Low-Cost Manufacturing in China

The Startup Magazine

These include sites like Alibaba , Global Sources , Made in China and Global Market. Sourcing your product manufacturing is complex given the global economic and trade complexities.

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7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Go Global, Stay Local

YoungUpstarts

by Gail Martin, author of “ The Essential Social Media Marketing Handbook: A New Roadmap for Maximizing Your Brand, Influence, and Credibility “ Whether your company is purely local or has a global footprint, you need to be active and visible on social media. Go Global.

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Entrepreneurs Should Rollout Local, But Plan Global

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Smart Startups Think Global But Act Hyperlocal

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though the world is getting smaller, due to easy global connectivity, people still feel alone if not well-connected locally. These hyperlocal sites don’t have to compete with global sites, and always have unique content, community advertising, and local issues.

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Colorado Global EIR 2017 Applications

Feld Thoughts

The 2017 applications for the Colorado Global EIR are now open through April 15, 2017. The Colorado Global EIR program is a way for experienced international entrepreneurs to receive an H-1B visa, allowing them to work in Boulder. In their spare time, we encourage GEiR (Global Entrepreneurs in Residence) to either establish their existing company, create and launch a new company, co-found a new company or join a local startup here in Boulder.

Even more innovation off the global beaten path

deal architect

Globalization and Technology Innovative Business Uses of Technology We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that is refreshing to hear about innovations in unexpected places.

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Announcing UP Global

Feld Thoughts

Startup Weekend and Startup America Partnership are joining forces to create UP Global. In addition to Startup Weekend, UP Global also runs Next , StartupDigest , and NYSE Big Startup. Marc Nager, the CEO of Startup Weekend, will be the CEO of Up Global. Steve Case, the chairman of Startup America Partnership, will be the chairman of Up Global. UP Global is a logical next step in the creation of vibrant entrepreneurial communities around the world.

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Born Global or Die Local – Building a Regional Startup Playbook

Steve Blank

However, most countries don’t have sufficient population to support scale with just their local market and ultimately need to be global players – from day one. Born Global or Die Local. It struck me that every region needs its own industry playbook on how to compete globally.

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