14 Jan 2019 – London – the city of the red buses and phone booths, Piccadilly Circus and the good old English breakfast. But London is not only about that! There is also a really big startup scene and many international companies have their headquarters located in the city. We recently had a talk with Ines Sánche...
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.
14 Jan 2019
London – the city of the red buses and phone booths, Piccadilly Circus and the good old English breakfast. But London is not only about that! There is also a really big startup scene and many international companies have their headquarters located in the city. We recently had a talk with Ines Sánchez-Castillo, the Head of International Expansion at Kymono, and Julia Bensadoun, the UK Country Manager, to find out more about the company and their expansion to London last year.
19 Dec 2018
Spain – the country of sun, yummy food, good wine and lovely people. A destination which can be attractive to many foreign investors. But how can you start your business in Spain? Who can you contact for advice and how can you be sure whom to partner with? We had a lovely chat with Gina de Echeona, CEO and founder of Emprende Conmigo, about her newly founded business in Madrid and her experience on opening an office in Spain all by herself.