Q: When and why should a startup think about taking their business global?
Q2: What should small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) know about international markets, customs and culture before going global?
Q3: What should you include in your export plan?
Q4: How can SMEs effectively research a market that’s hundreds or thousands of kilometres away?
Q5: What are the current opportunities in the global market for Canadian SMEs?
Q6: Going global opens many doors for SMEs. What tools and resources can you use to stay informed and efficient?
Q7: What kind of elements should you consider when going global?
Q8: Finding qualified employees locally can be hard enough—how do you do it globally?
Q9: What is a customs broker, what do they do, and do you need to use one?
Q10: Who do you need on your team to master the logistics of going global?
Q11: Do you have any last thoughts or advice for startups seeking to go global?