The opportunity to do business overseas can create thousands of jobs for an economy and many for business. In the current environment, sometimes people scratch their head and wonder: Is this still a good time to do international business? Joshua Walker is the head of Global Strategic Initiatives with The Eurasia Group. Hes a diplomatic expert in international trade and business.
Mark Walsh, former head of the Office of Innovation and Investment at the Small Business Administration shares his predictions on 2018. Walsh is a local angel investor and one of the pioneers of the modern internet.
The region has a wealth of innovators and inventors. In both private and federal labs, it's easy to imagine thousands of fantastic inventions ready to be part of the next big company, but the transition isn't always easy, and not all inventions are created equal.
Fosterly is once again conducting a startup census, with a form that is now easier to use, according to Adam Zuckerman, founder of Fosterly.
Fosterly collaborated with research experts from Virginia Tech to increase the scientific rigor of the 2017 census. The census report is a collaborative effort with commentary and analysis provided by some of our region's leading subject matter experts.