An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Going Global

March 21, 2013
Hosted by Té Revesz

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On Global Reach this week, William B. Bierce, Managing Attorney of the award-winning business & technology law firm Bierce & Kenerson talks about how small and medium-size businesses can achieve healthy growth and go global. A specialist in helping innovative ventures achieve their business goals, Bill will talk about how to build a solid legal foundation while planning and executing for foreign markets. Based on real life examples, he’ll explore key drivers of sustainable enterprise value. How to create the right internal infrastructure. How to find high level, affordable, expertise. Creating a corporate culture that thinks global. Why concentrate on cash flow and traction, before making partners happy? Considerations when designing your supply chain. When globalization requires localization. How to wrest opportunities from technological disruption. How to protect the crown jewels—your IP & affordable alternatives to patents. Key tech tools. Finding cash without investors.

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We are all operating in a dynamic global marketplace, whether we reach across borders to find new customers and fresh ideas or face overseas competitors in our home market.

Global Reach embraces the opportunities and challenges we encounter when operating in multiple countries and cultures. We talk with entrepreneurs and executives about their strategies for winning in fast changing world markets: cross-cultural communication, global branding, media and marketing, transportation and manufacturing, the future of finance, alternative investment strategies, innovation and IP protection.

Global Reach interviews thought leaders about 21st century megatrends that impact international entities: trends like the business and politics of sustainability, the morphing nature of competitiveness, globalization, global companies vs national governments, worldview and growth prescriptions, emerging markets issues, and the corporate impact on society (governance, ethics and leadership).

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Té Revesz

Té Revesz

Té Revesz is known for her ability to conduct strategic research on a global basis and for her creativity in handling complex business challenges.

As principal of GlobalReach-SBI, a research and consulting firm with a network spanning over 60 countries, Té provides clients with strategic intelligence on market opportunities and threats. She covers such diverse areas as global branding, new product development, payment cards, clinical trials, and political risk. An expert in primary research, Té has interviewed business, government and labor leaders, doctors and technical experts—and managed focus groups—around the world. She was profiled in Super Searchers Go to the Source as one of the top US interviewers.

Prior to founding her own firm, Té headed the Industrial & Healthcare Practices of FIND's Strategic Consulting & Research Group and taught at the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch/CUNY). She was the Editor of Business International’s flagship newsletter and helped create its country risk service.

An NYC native, Té is active with Citizen Action, the URJ’s Commission on Social Action, and NY Neighbors for American Values (defending religious freedom, diversity and equality). She holds a Masters from Columbia’s School of International & Public Affairs and a BA from Goucher College. She’s an avid bike rider, theater buff and farmers market supporter—and the bemused owner of 2 demanding felines.

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