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The International Entrepreneur – The Globalization of American High Tech

international trade, information technology, globalization, international entrepreneur

This week I wrapped up a 3-week project researching American IT companies that expanded into international markets. Normally my clients hire me to focus on markets outside the U.S., so it was interesting to study the industry I serve. Honestly, I thought I knew all about the American IT industry. I have spent the better part […]

The International Entrepreneur – Are Foreign Investors the Right Option for Tech Firm Growth?

This past week I developed an itinerary for a Chinese investor’s trip to the U.S. that will take place later this summer. “Helen” is someone I met five years ago in Beijing. She and her investment firm have been highly successful in China working with technology firms spinning off from Chinese state-run enterprises. Helen’s trip […]

The International Entrepreneur – Balancing Market Opportunities in China with IP Piracy Risks

I wish this wasn’t a common tale… an American company goes to their first international industry trade show and meets Chinese companies offering to represent their products in the Chinese market. For many industries, China’s large and growing market is a tempting one. And setting up distributorships may seem like an obvious first step. Wrong. […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on Sudan: An Interview with Sudanese native Tajelsir Almutkassi

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on Sudan: An Interview with Sudanese native Tajelsir Almutkassi This week’s cultural tips on Sudan come to us from international business expert, Tajelsir Almutkassi. Taj originally is from Sudan’s capital of Khartoum. Taj has an American MBA and specializes in marketing. While Taj has worked in various parts of […]

The International Entrepreneur: Arab Spring = Business Opportunities

I am honored to feature this blog written by my friend and fellow international entrepreneur, Taj Almutkassi (@TajAlmutkassi). Taj is Sudanese and well versed in international marketing. He currently resides in Denver, Colorado, USA.       -Becky Arab countries “Middle East and North Africa” are experiencing new era. A lot of changes are going on political, social, and […]