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3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets

Your product may be ready for the world long before your shipping operation is ready to deliver it. The expertise you need is available, for hire.

Uber Program Targeting Corporate Travelers Rolls Out Globally

Uber for Business, which offers helpful features for small and mid-sized companies, is now available in each of the 200 cities where Uber currently operates.

What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups?

According to estimates, the country is second to Silicon Valley for new companies. Here are three things that may be driving that.

Coinbase Goes Global, Launches Bitcoin Services in 13 European Countries

The thriving San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange and payments processor has bitten off an ambitious first step into the European market. Here's how.

A World of Customers Is Waiting to Read Your Website in Their Language

Most web users are not native English speakers. Unsurprisingly, they are reluctant to purchase from sites written in a language they don't speak.

A Framework for Taking Your Startup Global

One company explains how it was able to expand to a new continent while keeping focused on its core business.

It Pays to Become a Jet-Setting Global Entrepreneur Sooner Rather Than Later

America is a vast market but just the number of English speakers in foreign countries doubles your potential customers.

Before Taking the Global Plunge, Understand These 5 Things

While expanding your company to an international level can be exciting, it can also be tough on your employees. Here are a few tips on making the transition easier.

Choosing Between Opportunity and the Comfort of Home

A Waze manager recalls his painful decision to leave his native turf, California's Central Valley, to explore greener entrepreneurial options.

America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars

A British consul general details how transplants from across the pond eye the States for entrepreneurial endeavors and outlines a few obstacles to their success.

3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Taking Your Company Global

To stay competitive in today’s workplace, companies need to think globally. Here are a few tips to prepare a business to take over the world.

5 Steps to Plan a Safe International Business Trip

Don't let scary headlines keep you from pursuing opportunity overseas. Arm yourself with information and some basic precautions.

Going Global: How to Prepare to Take Over the World

When a company decides to go beyond its home country's borders, the founder needs to determine which countries are best for business expansion.

Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

Expanding internationally is not as simple as running your copy through a translator.

What You Need to Know Before Taking a Job in a Foreign Country

It's thrilling to be offered a job overseas but check if you can drink the water there and if the housing allowance will afford you better than the hostel.

6 Tips for Expanding Your Business Internationally

Money makes the world go 'round but don't take anything else for granted when doing business far from home.

4 Tips for Keeping It Real When Your Global Team Telecommutes

Making a team from a staff working on separate continents requires more than just technology. Only the team leader can bring them all together.

Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers.

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.

Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

While running a small business is already a massive undertaking, the need to think globally from the start is vital if you want your company to grow to its utmost potential.

35 Tips on How Not to Offend Your International Business Partners (Infographic)

From how you eat to how you dress, a look at how your behavior could be interpreted by your customers, colleagues and clients in different countries.

How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How can you locate goods you'd like to import to sell to markets here in the United States? Here are six ways to track down the products you're hoping to sell in the U.S.

The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.

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