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Six reasons why your small business should explore emerging markets

American innovation in the global economy: Envirofit International is a Fort Collins, Colorado startup that develops efficient cookstoves for people living in remote parts of the world. It is one of many American small businesses that have used OPIC financing to expand into emerging markets.

 

Places like Rwanda, the Philippines and the Brazilian rainforest might seem like a world away to an American small business with limited resources and limited experience in the developing world. But OPIC has helped many American small businesses successfully expand into all these places with ventures that have introduced valuable services and transformed industries, while at the same time growing their U.S. operation.

In this guest post on Medium, OPIC Director of Outreach, Dr. Lawrence Spinelli says there are several reasons why it makes sense for small businesses to engage in the global economy.

 

See Spinelli’s piece Six reasons why your small business should explore emerging markets

Learn more about OPIC’s Expanding Horizons workshop series for American small business here

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