Women-Owned Businesses in Cross-Border E-Commerce: A Diagnostic Toolkit was funded by USAID and US Department of State and informed by private sector best practices, including input from the Global Innovation Forum. The objective of this toolkit is to help...
COVID Recovery & the Power of Women Exporters
After COVID-19, it’s even more critical to support the economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs in the global economy through trade.
A Small Business Surge in Digital Trade
Global entrepreneurs are going online. Here’s how governments can help. With many storefronts and offices around the world shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners are adopting new digital strategies and tools to keep their businesses alive. To read...
As Small Businesses Face Uncertainties from the Coronavirus, Digital Tools, Optimism Keep Them Running
by Jamaica Gayle and Jake Colvin, NFTC's Global Innovation Forum Small businesses are meeting the challenges posed by the coronavirus with hard work (from home, thanks to digital tools) and optimism, but they face an uncertain future. Entrepreneurs are trying to...
Going Global at SXSW 2016
Building on several years of international programming, South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Interactive will once again host an array of global startups, corporations and trade delegations at this year’s gathering in Austin, Texas from March 11-15. Below is a sampling of the...
Going Global at SXSW 2015
South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Interactive has become a destination for global startups, and this year’s gathering in Austin, Texas from March 13-17 is no exception. Below are 43 of our favorite official events aimed at entrepreneurs and startups going global
Exploring the Journeys of Two “Accidental” Global Startups
These days, the Internet affords global visibility to even the smallest business, whether it is based in Washington, DC, Berlin or Bangalore.