26 Nov 2018 – The city of Eindhoven has grown a lot since Philips was founded in 1891, becoming a major technology hub, with many tech startups and innovation sites. We had a chat with Thermodata CEO, Jenny Samfat, to find out more about the company’s expansion to Eindhoven and how Brainport Development helped ...
03 Dec 2018
As the U.S. economy staggered during the Great Recession, many U.S.-based franchisors began to search for growth opportunities overseas, casting a serious eye on international expansion. And from overseas, foreign-based franchisors saw depressed U.S. real estate prices and increased availability of prime locations as an opportunity to penetrate the U.S. market and establish a beachhead with American consumers.
21 Nov 2018
If you’re building a startup, you have a LOT of decisions to make early on. Most of them will be wrong and that’s OK. You learn from them and move on. But when it comes to attracting markets beyond your country’s borders, you have to make the right decisions from Day One. This is especially true if your home market is not the United States or any other English speaking country.
11 Apr 2018
The IMD World Talent Ranking 2016 shows the overall ranking for 61 economies. The economies are ranked from the most to the least competitive, and the change from the previous year’s ranking are also shown. The scores are actually indices (0-100) generated for the unique purpose of constructing graphics.
23 Mar 2018
Happiness is increasingly considered the proper measure of social progress and the goal of public policy. In June 2016, the OECD committed itself “to redefine the growth narrative to put people’s well-being at the center of governments’ efforts”. This report gives special attention to the social foundations of happiness for individuals and nations.
26 Nov 2018
The city of Eindhoven has grown a lot since Philips was founded in 1891, becoming a major technology hub, with many tech startups and innovation sites. We had a chat with Thermodata CEO, Jenny Samfat, to find out more about the company’s expansion to Eindhoven and how Brainport Development helped them throughout the process.
22 Aug 2018
You probably heard about Finland’s large number of saunas, the famous aurora borealis and the cool golf club situated on the border of Finland and Sweden. What you might not know though is that Finland is also a dynamic world-class center for business and innovation with plenty of opportunities for foreign investment. To offer you some insight into the Finnish business market, we sat one day with DEFTeam’s founder and CEO Gurpreet Singh and Chief Delivery Officer Kiran Soin.