Having a global mindset and finding the best markets to grow into
Co-founder, Quickstart Global
While the UK and European economies are faltering, other economies around the world are still growing very rapidly. Should SMEs be thinking globally from the outset, rather than worrying about the domestic market?
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Neal is the co-founder of Quickstart Global, a recruitment company that allows that enables SMEs to build in house teams overseas, with a minimum of risk.
In this Case Study Neal tells us how he has built a successful company by aiming at fast growing markets, and what the benefits of doing this are. Neal feels that a fast growth market provides an easier environment to grow a company, and is more vibrant and fun to operate in.
Neal advises companies to think globally from the outset, rather than trying to grow domesticaly first, especially while the UK economy is growing so slowly.
Neal finally speaks about how technology is the enabler for companies to think more globally. Cloud based business applications, Skype and smart phones all mean that people can work from anywhere, and companies are able to operate more effectively in unfamiliar markets.
Quickstart Global website
Quickstart in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2011
Date updated: 21 Nov 2011, Date added: 15 Nov 2011