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  • The Long Tail of Global Expansion

    The Long Tail of Global Expansion

    December 14th, 2016

    Ongoing research conducted by our team with industry players in US and Europe reveals there is an average of 30-40% of smallcap & midcap companies or VC-backed start-ups at any given year who are planning to expand their operations abroad in the near future. We call these companies the long tail of global expansion. They […]

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  • Tuesday’s Track Highlights

    Tuesday’s Track Highlights

    November 9th, 2016

    Check out highlights from in-depth discussions in the Fintech, Brexit, SourceSmart and IN3 tracks on Tuesday 18 October at the Global Expansion Summit. Fintech Lending & Financing This diverse session discussed the growing variety of opportunities for businesses to finance their projects. Our panellists discussed new ways of lending, funding and creating true impact on […]

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  • Why McDonald’s is showing trading houses the way forward

    Why McDonald’s is showing trading houses the way forward

    November 8th, 2016

    At the Brexit and Global Expansion summit last month, Oliver Blower, CEO of mobile call recording company Voxsmart, caused more than a few people to sit up and take notice during a panel session on securing financial services.  Oliver told the audience: “There’s more, and tighter, protection applied to a $5 burger sale in virtually […]

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  • Monday’s Track Highlights

    Monday’s Track Highlights

    November 2nd, 2016

    Fintech Fintech was undoubtedly one of our most popular tracks with a plethora of great brands, exciting emerging fintech start-ups and industry thought leaders. Read on for more detail on the highlights of the track this year. Collaboration & Innovation for Global Expansion The first session of the fintech track was lively and diverse with […]

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  • Embedding the operator not just the SIM

    Embedding the operator not just the SIM

    October 26th, 2016

    By Andy Tiller, VP of Product Marketing, AsiaInfo In this increasingly wireless world, the advent of the so-called embedded SIM, or e-SIM, is seen by many telecoms operators as a threat to their business models. You see e-SIMs will be included in all sorts of devices, not simply mobile phones, and the idea is that […]

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  • 2016 Event Summary – What a year it’s been!

    2016 Event Summary - What a year it’s been!

    October 25th, 2016

    What a week! What a month! What a year! We’ve successfully signed off our first event Brexit & Global Expansion Summit. We had over 900 delegates through the doors over the course of the three day event and despite the tubes misbehaving on Monday, we managed to pull off a truly awesome show! Highlights for […]

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  • Beyond Smart Cities: The value of connections

    Beyond Smart Cities: The value of connections

    October 11th, 2016

    By Catalonia Trade & Investment The challenge for Public Administrations in the Smart City Environment today is to unroll initiatives and strategies that spread this smartness throughout all areas of society: from fighting social inequality to education or health, industry and commerce. Smartness must be cross-cutting and cyclical, and has to generate dynamic efficiency and […]

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  • Speaker Selfie Series: Tjay Tjook

    Speaker Selfie Series: Tjay Tjook

    October 11th, 2016

    In this speaker selfie, Omnext Co-CEO Tjay Tjiook discusses security and evolution in the outsourcing industry. Don’t miss Tjay’s session on The Evolution of Outsourcing and Security Across Services at the Brexit & Global Expansion Summit on Tuesday, 18th October at 11:45. Read Tjay Tjiook’s bio.

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  • London for Less

    London for Less

    October 11th, 2016

    By Clarity Business Strategies Ltd for INVEST Essex Advantages of the London-Essex UK Finance Corridor To start with the fundamentals, an eastward location from the City of London can deliver big property cost savings for finance businesses. According to Colliers (2015), a company could save almost £5 million per year on rent alone by relocating […]

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  • Speaker Interview Series: Nagarajan Rao

    Speaker Interview Series: Nagarajan Rao

    September 28th, 2016

    Nagarajan Rao is Senior Vice President at Transpay. He will take part in our Global Expansion in Payments session. We spoke to Rao about his experience at Transpay, the success story of the company and challenges to the payments industry, caused by Brexit. You have been working for Transpay for more than five years now. […]

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