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innovation hubs

Innovation Hubs: Not Just for Startups and Entrepreneurs

What do U.S. online ticketing company Fandango and Peruvian delivery startup Urbaner have in common? Both used an accelerator to facilitate their international expansion. Urbaner leveraged the networks and resources of Startup Chile, a leading global business accelerator, to scale into Chile and other parts of Latin America. Fandango expanded into Peru through the acquisition


capital

Capital 2019: Trends to Know for Globally Focused Businesses

Whether entering a new market, realigning a supply chain, or acquiring a local competitor or new technology, all global expansion projects have one need in common: financing to make it work. As geopolitical trends and digital transformation shape the international business environment, here are some of the trends we’re seeing related to capital sources. Ample


international partnerships

International Partnerships: What You Need to Know

For centuries, businesses have partnered with other organizations for global expansion. The reasons, risks, structures, and strategies related to these partnerships evolve with changing business models, geopolitical climates, and emerging technologies. What partnership challenges and opportunities are emerging in today’s business environment? Here are a few things we’re seeing in the marketplace—and trends for globally


risk management

Managing Risk in a Digitally Transforming World: What to Know Now

The innovations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution—the cloud, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and beyond—are transforming business worldwide, opening up new business models, platforms, and opportunities. At the same time, today’s digital transformation has expanded a company’s vulnerabilities—especially for businesses with international operations. Consider the business implications of: A cyber attack on an industrial