Category: International Business Development

GB5D and SciMed Partners Announce Agreement to Collaborate

GB5D helps Companies Expand beyond Their Domestic Market The World Just Got a Little Bit Smaller   SciMed Partners and GB5D have agreed to cooperate in order to better help foreign life sciences, medtech, and healthcare technology companies with US market entry. With several hundred years of combined biotech, medtech, life sciences, healthcare technology and international business Read More …

Life Sciences Cluster: What are Your International Expansion Challenges?

International Expansion Challenges The Life Sciences Industry faces some of the same International Expansion Challenges faced by other industries pursuing global expansion: They must ask themselves which geographical markets they want to expand into. They must find out how they will go about market entry. License the technology to a foreign partner? Find a distributor? Read More …

Invest in a Strategic International Business Development Plan. Consider Regulatory Restrictions

As your company contemplates expanding its market into foreign countries, sometimes regulatory restrictions play an important role. Think about a company selling supplements, or mechanical components for the aerospace industry. In such an environment, investing in a Strategic International Business Development Plan may mean the difference between certain failure and success. Regulatory Restrictions It may very well Read More …

European Startups Set Up Shop in the US to Access American Venture Capital

Sometimes startups in Europe exhaust their access to local capital. They must consider moving to the US, or setting up a subsidiary in order to Access American Venture Capital. As an added benefit, European startups funded with US capital typically attain higher valuations than startups that only attracted European money. The US has more VC money than Europe. Per Read More …

Three Steps to Find your Partner: 3. To Select the Best International Business Partner, Compare the List of Potential Candidates with your Ideal Partner Profile

The first step, explained how you can develop a list of characteristics ranked and weighed, describing our Ideal Partner. The second step resulted in a list of potential candidates. Making a comparison between the list of potential candidates with your Ideal Partner profile sound very straightforward. except, it is probably a complex, arduous task. If Read More …

Three Steps to Find your Partner: 2. Develop a list of Potential International Business Partners, Distributors or Agents.

In our first step, we created the profile of our ideal international partner. The profile includes requirements regarding such criteria as financial strength, market access, technical expertise and cultural fit. Our second step is to develop a list of potential International Business Partners. As part of the ideal profile you have also determined whether you want Read More …