Paul Herdsman Of NICE Global: The Benefits Of Utilizing Nearshore Outsourcing For Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Usually, these offshore suppliers are in Asia, (India, Afghanistan, Malaysia, China, Vietnam and the Philippines), Eastern Europe (Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Armenia), or Africa (Morocco, Kenya and South Africa).

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How has the price of currency fluctuated as a result of COVID-19?

The Startup Magazine

Interestingly, this impact has been more pronounced in the emerging markets, which is something of an unusual development during a global pandemic and the beginnings of an international recession.

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

The Startup Magazine

More recently, US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China has led to apprehension that US-based companies will be moving their production from Chinese manufacturers to factories in other low-cost countries such as India, Thailand and Vietnam. Few other countries can match China in this – be it India, Thailand or Vietnam. These include sites like Alibaba , Global Sources , Made in China and Global Market.

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Jason Colodne of Colbeck Capital Interviews Energy Ventures Analysis’ Emily Medine

The Startup Magazine

Over the last four years, the coal industry has witnessed an ongoing transformation on a global scale – from decreased demand in the US to growing fuel needs in Asia and rising concerns about climate change.

[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

In a sweeping expose on the dynamic forces shaping the “New East”, Ben Simpfendorfer’s “ The Rise of the New East: Business Strategies for Success in a World of Increasing Complexity ” provides an in-depth view of how the economic resurgence of Asia and the Middle East are changing global markets. Asian Companies Going Global. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam. Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. Kentucky Fried Chicken first came to Vietnam in 1997 through the vision of Singapore entrepreneur and franchisee Tony Chew. KFC Vietnam (KFCV) currently operates 140 restaurants and employees 4,000 workers. [i].

Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

Global tensions over nuclear arms, crisis in Myanmar, bloody civil wars in Syria and Yemen. ” For the past week, Amy and I have been watching the Ken Burns documentary The Vietnam War. Government optimism vietnamLet’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding. Now, let’s move on to Bill Gates opening essay in this week’s Time Magazine (he’s their first ever guest editor) titled Some good news, for once. It’s short and powerful.

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These Are The Most Exciting FinTechs To Emerge In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

The countries are Singapore (490 FinTechs), Indonesia (262 FinTechs), Malaysia (196 FinTechs), Thailand (128 FinTechs), Philippines (115 FinTechs), and Vietnam (77 FinTechs). Quoine is a cryptocurrency company based in Singapore, with operations in Vietnam and Japan. One major force driving the growth of the global financial service industry is e-commerce. Its flagship product, MoMo (short for Mobile Money), targets the low-income families and individuals of Vietnam.

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My Favorite Entrepreneur Story in a Long Time

Both Sides of the Table

It was about the founder of Sriracha sauce, David Tran, displaced from Vietnam when the North’s communists took power. 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. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch.

Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 14 – Planning– Major General Mike Fenzel

Steve Blank

Global Integration of Operational Plans. In the past, when we talked about Operational Plans for combatant commands like Central Command , or INDOPACOM , or a European Command , we didn’t think about global integration. But cyber and space alone demand global integration.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

YoungUpstarts

eBay is leveraging its export-trade platform to provide global opportunities for merchants in Singapore and increase selection for consumers worldwide,” says Jason Lee, Head of eBay Southeast Asia and Middle East. These businesses are exporters from around Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam.

Do right and do better in business

NZ Entrepreneur

That’s why I started Student Magazine at the height of the Vietnam War, and it’s also why we launched Mates Condoms in the UK. For founder and managing director of Australian social enterprise Thankyou, Daniel Flynn, his journey (like many) started out with a naive idea: to eradicate global poverty, one water bottle purchase at a time.

Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

YoungUpstarts

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. Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). 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. So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). 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. So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

5 Ways Venture Capital Is Shaking Up The Tech Startup Landscape In Asia

YoungUpstarts

In China, tech giants like Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent Holdings, are going global to build their in-house capabilities. In Vietnam, a suitable climate for the startup landscape to thrive lies in state-owned enterprise reform. by Marek Danyluk, managing partner at Space Executive. There is a thin line between success and failure for startups, and that is usually determined by capital. The more capital a startup has, the easier it is to get off the ground and ramp up growth.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 10 – The DOD and Modern War –– Michèle Flournoy

Steve Blank

Throughout the 1990s, we were focused on how to integrate China into the global system so that it would become a responsible stakeholder. We came out of Vietnam. We just held our tenth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

Is Remote Work the Future of Employment?

Transformify - Recruiting

Allowing for access to a global talent pool. Remote Companies Can Reach a Global Talent Pool. Companies embracing a remote work strategy can benefit from global technology and talent while being picky about their country of incorporation.

How Silicon Valley Influences The UK’s University Spin-out Company Culture

YoungUpstarts

The success of this technology hub has continued to influence global innovators around the world. For some examples of its influence, programming schools are springing up faster than ever in Vietnam with help from the government. Silicon Valley is undoubtedly the world’s technology epicentre. Of the 131 startups valued at $1B and above Silicon Valley is home to 53 of them.

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

YoungUpstarts

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. Despite the country’s modest size, the tiny island of Singapore seems to be producing game development firms at a prodigious rate.

Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

YoungUpstarts

MasterCard’s Index – which covers Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar – calculates an aggregate score for each country based on three components: basic money management, financial planning and investment. Seshadri, Group Executive, Global Products and Solutions, MasterCard Asia Pacific.

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

YoungUpstarts

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. The two brothers were building relationships and experiences to be told and retold for the rest of their lives… and yet, the memories would be eclipsed by the opportunities waiting for them in Vietnam.

Staying Cyber Aware in a Crisis: Smart Tips for Nonprofit Boards

Board Effect

In considering a total risk management plan, boards, senior executives, and risk management teams need to be aware that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the current global crisis for their own benefit by using terms related to the crisis to commit cybercrimes.

What Impact Social Media Truly Had On Society

YoungUpstarts

Users can stay abreast of the latest global and local developments, and participate in campaigns and activities of their choice. Ta is a seasoned entrepreneur with two successful ventures to her credit, and is an author whose book, Wall Street Cinderella, will launch in 2014 detailing her escape from Vietnam during the war and her path to success from welfare to Wall Street. By Jenny Q.

Janesville – A Story About the Rest of America

Steve Blank

When I got out of the Air Force after Vietnam, I lived in Michigan and I installed process control systems in automobile assembly plants and steel mills across the industrial heart of the Midwest. And while we gave those policies polite names like globalization and outsourcing, the consequences have wreaked havoc on towns like Janesville. I just read book – Janesville – that reminded me again of life outside the bubble.

Entrepreneur Making Huge Strides in the Digital Age

Hearpreneur

Start thinking like a global enterprise and prepare yourself to do business with everybody, not with a segment with a geographical location in Ohio. You are going to interact with clients from Australia to California to Vietnam all before lunchtime. Ever imagined working successfully with a person you’ve never met? That’s the story of Zima Media, and the co-founders, Michael Zima and Damien Bouvier.

A Crash Course In Startup Labs: What Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs To Know

YoungUpstarts

There has been a noticeable growth and expansion of Startup Labs in Southeast Asia in countries such as Vietnam, Philippines, and Singapore. As global talent discovery continues, Startup Labs will begin to churn out their own ideas. By Konstantine Sukherman, CEO of Bit Olive Ventures. One of a startup’s biggest problems is its rocky ascent to success.

[Singapore] Designs On A New Furniture Future

YoungUpstarts

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.

Dancing in the Dark

Growthink Blog

The 1970's are commonly remembered as a dark period for America – stagflation, negative stock market returns for the decade, and hits to the national psyche including Vietnam, Watergate, and the Hostage Crisis. Similarly, the severe global economic recession starting in 2007 resulted in American losing more than 25% of its collective net worth, the stock market declining more than 45% from its high, and the housing market down on average nationwide more than 30% from its 2006 peak.

The Coming Chip Wars

Steve Blank

As the cost of Chinese labor increased, other countries like Vietnam could fill that role. The goal is to reduce China’s dependence on foreign technology and promote Chinese high-tech companies globally. A version of this article appeared in War on the Rocks.

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

YoungUpstarts

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. Local video websites fall far behind YouTube; and. · Like China, blogs, BBS and forums are poised to proliferate in Vietnam.

Economics In Asia In The Trump Era

YoungUpstarts

This week, Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines on Monday in his first major move to level a global playing field. billion) globally from January through November 2017, according to customs data. Collectively, they account for about a sixth of global trade. Smaller, poorer countries such as Vietnam and Malaysia wanted freer trade with the U.S. Together the US and China account for 28% of global imports.

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Is Blitzscaling Over?

Reid Hoffman

Meanwhile, the United States has already lost more lives to the disease than the entire Vietnam War and unemployment is at its highest level since the Great Depression. Of course, back in 2018, we did not foresee a global pandemic and associated depression.

17 Entrepreneurs Celebrate Summer Business Accomplishments

Hearpreneur

My story is the story about women’s independence in Vietnam and the greeting cards that will promote it: I am very happy to announce that we just launched Popwish. I was working with only my savings for a budget and still working full-time as a global director. Summer is over. While many were going on vacations and traveling, business was still being completed for many entrepreneurs and business owners.

A dumb American’s perspective on investing in Southeast Asia

Hippoland

I think it’s great if startups have large ambitious of serving audiences globally, but it’s really important to tackle one market first well. Vietnam, for example, has strong tech adoption and has nearly 100m people. We recently announced at Hustle Fund that we will start investing in Southeast Asian software startups, and my new business partner Shiyan Koh, who just moved back home to Singapore, will be leading the charge on that.

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A dumb American’s perspective on investing in Southeast Asia

Hippoland

I think it’s great if startups have large ambitious of serving audiences globally, but it’s really important to tackle one market first well. Vietnam, for example, has strong tech adoption and has nearly 100m people. We recently announced at Hustle Fund that we will start investing in Southeast Asian software startups, and my new business partner Shiyan Koh, who just moved back home to Singapore, will be leading the charge on that.

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One Startup’s Story: The Evolution Of An Outsourcing Strategy

ReadWriteStart

See also The Pros And Cons Of IT Outsourcing: Globally, Nationally And Locally.). And we have outsourced side projects to other locales, including Vietnam. Guest author John Fearon is CEO of Dropmyemail.com , which backs up emails in the cloud and Dropmysite.com , a cloud-based backup company. At any startup, the first hurdle is the lack of resources – lack of funds, lack of manpower, lack of time.

Dreams of Growth and Expansion

Up and Running

If you’re venturing into the apparel market, you’ll have to visit China and Vietnam where the major garment factories are located. All markets are global. Small business owners often dream of expansion, growth and enhanced profitability; those strategic moves and timely tweaks that catapult their operation to the next level of success.

Communist China, the misbehaving superpower

Fred Destin

Whilst China is trying to gain moral kudos and intellectual leadership on issues like global emissions (whilst sabotaging part of Copenhagen), it is healthy to take a slightly cynical view of who we are dealing with here. Sloppy Western optimists assume that China is just a Big America, or a Big Vietnam, or a Fast India – or their Next Big Business Partner. What could possibly be more dangerous to the world than a command economic system run on a global scale

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Story Behind “The Secret History” Part III: The Most Important.

Steve Blank

had been engaged in the Vietnam War, and had agreed to parity in nuclear weapons, Soviet forces in Europe had built a 3 to 1 advantage in tanks, artillery, armored personnel carriers, and soldiers, all under Détente.

The Disease President

Reid Hoffman

battle deaths from World War I, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2018, the Disease President disbanded the Global Health Security and Biodefense unit that had been established by the Obama Administration to specifically focus on pandemic preparedness, folding some of its personnel into other units within the National Security Council and eliminating others altogether.

4 Ways Sales Can Help Your Company Offset Losses From Trump’s Trade Wars

YoungUpstarts

Employ the sales team to expand globally. If your trade partner is in China, it might be possible to find new options in Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. It is crucial to understand potential cultural pitfalls when entering new global arenas. by Ryan Moore, Director of Client Management, Peak Sales Recruiting. As we delve deeper into 2019, the international business environment has changed dramatically with paradigm shifts in trade.

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Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

Scalable Startup

While the global financial crash of 2008 and the resulting Great Recession initially slowed job growth in Silicon Valley, the meteoric rise of smart phones and social media helped the tech industry as a whole to power ahead despite the near collapse of the global economy. A Variation on the Global Economic Crash of 2008? Housing is cheap in the Central Valley, but the cost of living is even cheaper in India and Vietnam. Boom and Bust and What Comes Next.