Our news for: January 2017
In our recent blog post on the Lisbon Web summit, we reported on Silicon valley’s concerns about the then upcoming Trump administration’s plans regarding investing, employing and manufacturing overseas. His first week in office has caused US tech giants’ CEOs to voice concern at his executive order on immigration from some Muslim majority countries and refugees.
A recent French official report said only 10 percent of the national workforce’s jobs were threatened by digitization, and half of all jobs would be transformed by the change. Meanwhile, French firms represented the largest foreign group at Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show and investment in French tech firms reached a record high last year.
Stefanos and Constantine from Aeons, following faithfully Papastergiou Family’s tradition, are cultivating organic olive groves that cover 250,000 sq. meters with 4,000 olive trees in Pteleos, Magnesia, Greece. They went from local presence to an international exposure.
The Paris region Chambers of Commerce launched a web platform last summer and other services to help small and very small businesses accomplish their “digital transformation”.
US-based marketing advisory firm Consilium Global Business Advisors published a White Paper on marketing overseas in January 2012 which contains useful advice for American firms seeking to improve their sales abroad.