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G2 Experience Coaches Finnish Companies on Their U.S. Expansion

The Finnish Consulate is serious about helping companies in Finland learn what they need to know to expand to the United States. For the second year they have partnered with Kasvun Roihu, a Finnish organization that provides business coaching to companies with a high growth potential. Twice a year they select ten companies from several hundred that apply to their “Grow to USA” program. These ten companies come to New York for a week and receive coaching on the various aspects of doing business in the U.S. The Consulate invited Global Commerce Education for the third time to participate in the coaching as one of the “Growth Experts”. “It is always very stimulating to work with these companies

Enterprise Lithuania – Life Sciences Baltics 2018 Conference

The life sciences industry in Lithuania, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology products and medical devices, has exploded over the last two decades, with 25% in annual growth. In addition, 90% of the products are exported to more than 100 countries around the world. Enterprise Lithuania is a non-profit agency that promotes entrepreneurship, supports business development and fosters exports from Lithuania. They have been an active player in this success. According to Daina Kleponė, General Manager of Enterprise Lithuania, “The fields of biotechnology and medical engineering open up great opportunities for the establishment of startups, which offer niche services to bigger companies.” She s

Culture Moment by Gene Detroyer

This month's culture moment is from Gene Detroyer, Visiting Professor Guizhou University Of Finances and Economics and Senior Executive Director of Global Commerce Education, Inc. Most business people are familiar with how to exchange business cards in Japan; you bow as you hand it out with both hands. The receiver reads it and then hands theirs in the same way. There is no just ‘tossing’ the business card in your pocket. I knew this, but this culture moment came to me much later. For the last 10 years I have been teaching international students in New York City. One day a Japanese student handed her paper to me in the very same manner - with two hands and a bow. When she did, it suddenly st

Book Review - China's Super Consumers: What 1 Billion Customers Want and How to Sell it to Them

China's Super Consumers: What 1 Billion Customers Want and How to Sell it to Them by Savio Chan and Michael Zakkour According to this book by Chan and Zakkour, two leading experts on the Chinese market, understanding Chinese culture is a must if you want to sell to Chinese consumers. Here’s an excerpt from the publisher’s book description: “Chinese Consumers are Changing The World - Understand Them and Sell To Them. China has transformed itself from a feudal economy in the 19th century, […]into the largest consumer market in the world.” The authors state in their introduction: “This is not a book about how to do business in China […] Rather, this is an exploration of a new phenomenon, China'

GCE offers U.S. Market Entry Masterclass

For Baltic companies whose ambition includes expanding to the U.S. market, on October 22nd in Vilnius, Lithuania and October 24 in Talinn, Estonia, we are offering Baltic companies the opportunity to attend a one-day, intensive “U.S. Market Entry Masterclass.” This class is for serious business owners and entrepreneurs who are determined to take their company to the next level. Expert speakers from Global Commerce Education will share the key practical information needed and lead a series of case study-based exercises and role-playing. Attendees will acquire the tools and skills needed to successfully prepare their U.S. market expansion. Discounts are available for members of partner organiz

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