This founder says businesses can learn from the mistakes of their behemoth predecessors to break into emerging markets more effectively.
According to business consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG), while business growth remains essential, it’s more challenging given the uncertain global environment and ongoing disruption. So what does this mean for global business growth?
Facebook has introduced a new slideshow video ad format, which will allow companies to integrate images into their social media video marketing efforts – a development designed to provide small businesses with more flexibility and opportunities.
Continuing with a series of four articles outlining some of the largest potential export markets for British SMEs, Apeksha Dixit, head of India Desk at Santander UK, talks us through some of the key considerations for British businesses which are looking to enter this dynamic market.
OneWeb – which aims to bring about global satellite internet – recently announced a $500m series A round with investors including the Coca-Cola Company, Airbus Group and Hughes Network Systems.
Glasgow-headquartered Entrepreneurial Spark is taking its UK-wide business accelerator network international and will focus on supporting new companies and entrepreneurs in India.
Octopus Investments has boarded public transport app TRAFI, having led a $6.5m Series A round into the business which supports journey planning in emerging market cities.
UK clothing sales are being boosted by more worldwide shoppers from Serbia to Mexico going online via tablet or smartphones.
Emerging Crowd is Britain's newest crowdfunding business – albeit one that will allow investors to pump capital into enterprises in emerging markets such as Africa in a savvy move to unlock ROI at a faster pace.
Through questioning different sectors in the British economy, new research has suggested that workers will begin to feel the benefit of increased salaries.
The numbers certainly on the face of it look compelling: the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is trading at 1.5 times price-to-book value and poor sentiment has already resulted in outflows of over £18bn from emerging market equities so far this year.
In terms of online growth, Russia offers huge potential for companies looking to expand their business.