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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Growth & Export

Growth & Export
News, opinions and advice for fast growth businesses with an eye on the horizon.

We took part in intense workshops, listened to seminars, networked ourselves silly, and met other Australians whose products have flourished in one of the world’s biggest markets.

One of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies, RedEye, has announced a strategic partnership with U.S. water technologies organisation, WaterStart, following a Nevada Government trade mission to Queensland in late 2016.

Kremer and Khan believe that by utilising marketing initiatives well, it can raise brand awareness and result in a steady flow of business leads. They share their top five tips on how to grow startups to a global scale.

Moët Hennessy, Selfridges and Burt’s Bees are the first brands to use the platform with launch campaigns already buying over 100 unique pieces of branded content from UK-based content creators.

A product or service which is attractive to Australian customers may not have anywhere near the same appeal elsewhere, so if you intend to break into foreign markets, you’ll need to have weighed up how likely it is to succeed internationally.

Valued at $28 billion, the U.S represents the largest self-storage market internationally, approximately 33 times the size of the Australian market. This follows Spacer’s success since launch in October 2015.

Houston-based Innovation Institute of the Texas Medical Centre has announced it will help accelerate the launch of Adelaide-based tech company Personify Care mobile patient monitoring platform into the US market.

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), has become the first government entity to integrate TrademarkVision’s new technology through the official launch of its eSearch platform this month.

The partnership with SAT provides JESI with its first foothold in the European market, becoming its sixth international supplier and adding to its current reach that includes the United States, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

Just as you would not treat a traditional B2B transaction like this, you should not expect this from Alibaba. You need to spend time negotiating with interested buyers, building their trust and coming to an agreement.

If Austrade has specifically designed a special category under this grant for marketing consultants, it shows that they understand the limitations and the challenges around breaking into an overseas market like Asia.

So just over a year on from its $2 million capital raise led by AirTree Ventures, premium designer furniture and e-commerce retailer Brosa has announced YoY growth of more than 400 per cent.

Mathspace is being rolled out for use across thousands of colleges in the United States as part of an integration with MyMathLab, Pearson’s leading online homework, tutorial and assessment product.

Given the wealth of innovation here, it’s no surprise that that 38 percent of cash-generating Australian startups already have export revenue. But for that other 62 percent to really thrive, they’re going to need sell across the Indian Ocean.

Unlockd closed a $AU15 million Series A Round in early 2016 from some of the biggest names in the business community, and has recently appointed an advisor to assist with their Series B raise of up to $US30 million

mPort’s expansion into the US represents its first international market, and the technology company has received interest from every major market around the world. A three-month pilot with LA Fitness led to mPort signing an agreement with the fitness chain that will see mPods in LA Fitness centres nationally in the US, starting with California.

The difficulty lies in scaling. As an entrepreneur, it wasn’t starting up that I found difficult, but making the right calls that would allow my business to grow without losing the fundamental nature of what I wanted it to be.

For long-time friends, Sylvan Spatarel (34) and Ben Thompson (30), it was a love of business, rather than pasta, which first inspired them to turn their backs on the corporate world and invest their savings in an idea for a new hospitality offering serving fresh pasta, pan cooked to-order.

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