From Yorkshire to the World

Event Details


Wednesday 23rd September

10:00 AM–11:00





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While starting up a company can be difficult, scaling it internationally is a real feat. Navigating the world can be a daunting task for new businesses, then once your business is underway finding the resources to scale up overseas can be overwhelming.

In this session, we’ll hear from local entrepreneurs who have done it – either in progress or successfully operating around the world.

These are:

  • David Angrave, Twinkl
  • Taras Lanchev, Calbot
  • Zandra Moore, Panintelligence
  • Revannth Murugesan, Antonym

The speakers will offer insights into the options available for businesses looking to access new markets and will cover topics such as:

  • The journey as founders / Country Managing Directors

  • Pivots – to adapt to a new market

  • Key lessons learnt as regards to scaling:

    • Product / market fit

    • Team & working remotely

    • Culture

    • What didn’t work? What would you do differently?

  • Experience of being a Yorkshire company trading internationally

  • Why should companies expand into the regions you’re in

  • How to scale through Covid-19