Tag Archives: Exports

How U.S. State Governments Can Help Small and Mid-sized Firms Become Exporters

This is co-authored with Jessica Lee, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and highlights our new report. Out of all the companies in the United States, only 4 percent are exporters. This statistic is surprising given the outsized role that … Continue reading

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Aid for eTrade – Accelerating the Global eCommerce Revolution

Some days ago I presented at CSIS a new paper, Aid for eTrade – Accelerating the Global eCommerce Revolution, that I wrote as CSIS Adjunct Fellow with the support of eBay. The paper argues that a quiet revolution is taking place … Continue reading

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New Face of Globalization: Online Shoppers and Sellers

As the world economy digitizes, patterns and players in trade are changing. According to U.S. Census Bureau, the total online transactions in the U.S. grew from $3 trillion in 2006 to $5.4 trillion in 2012, to about a third of … Continue reading

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Making Middle Market Companies Realize their Export Potential

New blog on TradeUp: A new study points out that the latest data show there are almost 200,000 middle market companies. While most companies are smaller and middle market companies account for only 3 percent of all businesses in the United States, … Continue reading

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Equity for Exporters

A historic shift is taking place in the world economy: record numbers of small and mid-size companies, microenterprises, and garage entrepreneurs are going global. Before content to sell in the giant U.S. market, now even the smallest American businesses are … Continue reading

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TradeUp Opens to Accredited Investors – So What’s in It for Investors?

I just published this blog on TradeUp site: http://www.tradeupfund.com/blog/tradeup-whats-in-it-for-investors This week we opened TradeUp to accredited investors – angels, PE funds, VCs, banks, lenders. So what’s in it for investors to get on TradeUp? Here are 7 answers: 1. How … Continue reading

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How Big Data Streamlines Globalization

At 3:30am one May morning in 2011 in California, Tony Prophet, senior vice president for operations at Hewlett-Packard, was awakened and told that an earthquake and tsunami had struck Japan, a vital supplier of parts and equipment for major industries … Continue reading

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