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How to Scale Your Business Internationally

11:05 am - 11:20 am

Frances Simowitz
CEO and Managing Director at NUMA New York

Frances is an international launch expert in the New York City startup scene. She has helped establish and grow operations in multiple cities, including Boston, Chicago, DC, and New York, for startups like Sittercity, Startup Institute, and now NUMA New York. She has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs across the globe and has established one of the largest entrepreneurial communities in New York City. Her key strengths are in operations, business development, community building, negotiations, and many levels of sales from small tickets to enterprise.

Course Description:

Scaling your business or startup to new markets presents many challenges. What are the best practices for taking your business internationally? Assessing your preparedness for expansion, connecting with the right partners, adapting to the business culture, and thinking globally from the beginning are keys to success.

Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of how to:

  • Prepare for expansion, from the inception of the business to market penetration

  • Develop best practices to build and launch in a new market

  • Scale after expansion