Global Business Outsourcing (Infographic)


The global market size of the outsourced services industry was worth $82.9 China, Malaysia and Thailand are all included with specific advantages to each. However, all are subject to the drawback of political instability and adjusting to the global world economy.

4 Things to Know About Global Consumers

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When it comes to global commerce, customers are different no matter where you go, right? They are and they aren''t, according to a recent Nielsen global survey. Fail to grasp this and your global plans could end up on a detour.

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4 Simple And Savvy Tips For Real Estate SMBs


Global Property Guide reports that unlike other trends in large cities where smaller apartments have higher rental yields, the numbers in Bangkok have actually risen with the size of apartment. Thailand has a lot of restrictions on who can and own property and where.

[Event] Ukraine, Thailand And US Take Top Spots At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012


Thailand team TANG Thai and U.S. “Over the past 10 years, Imagine Cup participants have applied technology and minds to positively impact their local communities and change the world,” says Moorthy Uppaluri, general manager, Global Academic Programs, Microsoft.

Asia Pacific SMEs Must Look To Cross-Border Trade


For example, New Zealand and South Korea have 94 and 92 percent Internet penetration respectively, but Thailand is struggling to get to 30 percent [3]. Thinking Aloud business expansion business growth global trade Karen Reddington SMEBy Dr. Karen M.

My Favorite Entrepreneur Story in a Long Time

Both Sides of the Table

It also chronicles the forces behind the decline of the American city (which has been revived in the past 10-15 years) and the rise of global manufacturing. Turns out it is a family-owned business started by a refugee from Vietnam and named after a small village in Thailand Si Racha.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

Forty years later when the Internet has made knowledge global, we’ve run into the second barrier – just knowing about things is not the great equalizer we expected. My first week on the base our shop chief announced: “We’re looking for some volunteers to go to Thailand.”

[Review] The Rise Of The New East


Asian Companies Going Global. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world?

[Interview] Amanda Mills, Founder Of Amanda Mills Los Angeles


Amanda’s popular website is also much more than a fashion blog – the Amanda Mills Los Angeles site and brand is a reflection of some of her deepest passions, one of which is social responsibility and global awareness.

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time


But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success


With Asia’s share of global research and development forecast to grow to 40% this year, the quest to drive innovation is at the forefront of conversation among business leaders and entrepreneurs in the region. By Dr. Karen Reddington, Regional Vice President of FedEx Express, South Pacific.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

Forty years later when the Internet has made knowledge global, we’ve run into the second barrier – just knowing about things is not the great equalizer we expected. My first week on the base our shop chief announced: “We’re looking for some volunteers to go to Thailand.”

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities


by Raj Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, FedEx Services. For many visitors to Thailand, a trip to Bangkok’s famed Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the highlights of their holiday.

Book Review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Last week, I read Hamid’s latest novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia , lying next to a pool in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

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27 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


I was doing freelance SEO consulting for e-commerce businesses and on my first trip to Thailand fell in love with the country and the culture. I wanted to support the local community and stay in Thailand and I’ve been able to keep living abroad and traveling for the past three years.

Singapore Could Take Regional Lead In Social Enterprise: Mechai Viravaidya


Singapore is the best Southeast Asian country to produce and promote social entrepreneurship in the region, according to Mr Mechai Viravaidya, founder of Thailand’s Population and Community Development Association (PDA).

[Review] How Asian Women Lead


Subtitled Lessons for Global Corporations , the book embraces cross-cultural storytelling in its approach. In the future, an increasingly globalized and technology driven world will see greater prominence by economic powerhouses China, India and other Asian nations.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay


According to the first-ever Asian Exporters’ Index launched by online auction and shopping platform eBay , Singapore-based exporters on the site have the second largest sales in Southeast Asia after Thailand.

Ecosystem for success: the key ingredients to attract an early-stage investor

The Startup Magazine

It is recognized as the global heart of innovation. He is the Founder and former CEO of Wind Energy Holdings in Thailand. Only one in ten startups succeed.

How Shutterstock Used Data to Cut Staff Commutes

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He analyzes everything from where customers create images and where they download them, to which types of images are trending in places like Serbia, Brazil, and Thailand. Finding the Ideal Location Moving the global headquarters of a billion-dollar company is a big deal. While Oringer speaks, a red dot appeared in India, Thailand, and Brazil. "It It shows just how global our marketplace is.

Entrepreneur Gets Goliath to Back Down--and Pay $50K

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Then the global recession hit and sunk his "little capital," effectively sinking the business too. It came in the form of a multi-billion dollar global staffing company called Adecco. When Adecco stole his brand for an ad campaign, this entrepreneur hunkered down and made demands.

YouTube Marketing And Analytics: A Primer For Magnificent Success

Occam's Razor

The only reason my kids know Evian or Volvo Trucks or TrueMove (Thailand), among many other brands, is because of their work on YouTube. At its purest, YouTube is about: Reaching massive global audiences. Select if you want global, local, control the size of your audience.

Survey: Women Entrepreneurs Optimistic About 2013

Inc Startups

Interestingly, for the first time in 13 years, women have created businesses at a greater rate than men in three economies: Ghana, Nigeria, and Thailand, according to a Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) study of 59 economies.

What I Learned Buying, Growing, and Selling HitTail

Software By Rob

And it’s especially easier for a single founder given the power of outsourcing and today’s global labor pool. In early 2011 I was looking for my next thing. Long ago I learned that when I’m not learning I’m not happy.

Will the Economy Crash in March?

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And this is global." The result, Celente says, will be "global Chinatowns." That''s why, he adds, protesters are taking to the streets in places like Brazil and Thailand. "In Forecaster Gerald Celente offers five worldwide predictions that will shape the economy in 2014.

[Asia] HKers, Singaporeans Eye Higher Salaries: jobsDB


It looks like the Singapore worker has a big and growing appetite when it comes to salary expectations.

10 Buddhist Maxims For Business


This phrase is found, along with more than 50 others, in Wat Phra Singh, a large Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Every individual has a responsibility to help guide our global family in the right direction.

[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia


billion sales leads globally in 2011; and. · To make an impact, businesses need to listen to conversations in which their brands might not necessarily be discussed and find opportunities. Regional Insights into Markets of Vietnam and Thailand.

Study: Female Founders Fear They're Less Capable Than Men

Inc Startups

You may not like to think so, but according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2012 Women''s Report released just last week, women not only lack confidence but they are generally more afraid of failure than their male counterparts.

Mark Mobius on the State of Emerging Markets

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

The average American pension fund has 2 to 8 percent in emerging markets, but all emerging markets stocks globally represent 20 percent of the world’s GDP. But besides the BRICs: Turkey, Poland and Thailand. Tags: Globalization Mark Mobius, arguably the most respected emerging markets investor and one of the great investors period, answered five questions for Institutional Investor magazine: 1 What did the financial crisis teach us about emerging markets?

The Year's Top 20 Most-Shared Video Ads

Inc Startups

Digital marketing firm Unruly has just released its 2013 Top 20 Global Social Video Ads Chart, a list of the most shared ads of the year. Need a little advertising inspiration? Look no further: Check out the year''s most-shared video ads, and the hooks that compelled viewers to share them.

[Interview] RIM Eyes Southeast Asia’s Developer Scene


Aziz: RIM has over 300,000 registered developers globally. BlackBerry DevCon Asia 2011 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand this year. RIM has over 67 million subscribers to-date, which makes it easy for any developer to build an application for a global market.

[Singapore] Daylight Studios To Tap Growing Mobile Games Market With Two New Titles


But while most of the news revolve around the larger global industry games development, publishing and services-related companies such as Electronic Arts, LucasArts, Tecmo Koei, and Ubisoft, it’s the local homegrown talent that’s been quietly driving the scene.

Adobe Systems Rolls Out Creative Cloud Over Asia


“In just seven months, we’ve seen an incredible take-up, with more than one million individuals in the US and globally joining Adobe Creative Cloud,” says Vicky Skipp, Adobe’s head for Southeast Asia.

[Singapore] Designs On A New Furniture Future


Singapore’s furniture industry has evolved rather significantly from its humble beginnings in the 1960s when it comprised mainly of small family-run businesses, to a smaller number of players that are more professional and global in outlook that we have today.

Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard


Seshadri, Group Executive, Global Products and Solutions, MasterCard Asia Pacific.

How to build a Silicon Valley caliber product engineering team in Asia

The Next Web

Engineers and product folks there tend to know how to build products suitable for their respective market, but not necessarily something that can take off globally. Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley.

[Asia][Event] Echelon 2013 Agenda, Speaker Lineup And Pitching Startups Revealed


It is our vision at e27 and in organizing Echelon 2013, that this region is given the platform it deserves to find global success in Asia’s emerging knowledge–based economy,” he added. NoonSwoon (Thailand). Stamp (Thailand).

Starting A Small Business In Asia


With Asian firms weathering the global financial crisis resiliently, it’s left Western organisations keen to dip a tentative toe in foreign waters.