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Alabama

Birmingham Alabama tech startup makes premium electronics for world markets

Fledging started in an apartment with a few thousand dollars. After only three years, their products have been sold to 50,000+ customers in over 100 countries across six continents. They have grown from two employees to ten, and they support three student intern positions. Revenues were over $2 million last year, and they established distributors in 4 countries. According to CEO Ethan Summers, "We've been an eCommerce business shipping to every continent since day one. The AL International Trade Center has been a great partner in helping us understand complex issues like Incoterms and Section 301 Duties on Chinese Imports. I think about the SBDC's Trade Center every time I have an international question, and love reaching out for support."

Birmingham Alabama tech startup makes premium electronics for world markets

Fledging started in an apartment with a few thousand dollars. After only three years, their products have been sold to 50,000+ customers in over 100 countries across six continents. They have grown from two employees to ten, and they support three student intern positions. Revenues were over $2 million last year, and they established distributors in 4 countries. According to CEO Ethan Summers, "We've been an eCommerce business shipping to every continent since day one. The AL International Trade Center has been a great partner in helping us understand complex issues like Incoterms and Section 301 Duties on Chinese Imports. I think about the SBDC's Trade Center every time I have an international question, and love reaching out for support."

Birmingham Alabama tech startup makes premium electronics for world markets

Fledging started in an apartment with a few thousand dollars. After only three years, their products have been sold to 50,000+ customers in over 100 countries across six continents. They have grown from two employees to ten, and they support three student intern positions. Revenues were over $2 million last year, and they established distributors in 4 countries. According to CEO Ethan Summers, "We've been an eCommerce business shipping to every continent since day one. The AL International Trade Center has been a great partner in helping us understand complex issues like Incoterms and Section 301 Duties on Chinese Imports. I think about the SBDC's Trade Center every time I have an international question, and love reaching out for support."

Birmingham Alabama tech startup makes premium electronics for world markets

Fledging started in an apartment with a few thousand dollars. After only three years, their products have been sold to 50,000+ customers in over 100 countries across six continents. They have grown from two employees to ten, and they support three student intern positions. Revenues were over $2 million last year, and they established distributors in 4 countries. According to CEO Ethan Summers, "We've been an eCommerce business shipping to every continent since day one. The AL International Trade Center has been a great partner in helping us understand complex issues like Incoterms and Section 301 Duties on Chinese Imports. I think about the SBDC's Trade Center every time I have an international question, and love reaching out for support."

Arkansas

Springdale Company Produces First "Made in the USA" Halal Jerky, Sets Sights on Middle East

Michael Hocklander's Springdale-based company Caribe Producers, maker of the first "made in the USA" Halal-certified beef jerky, formed an e-commerce export strategy for Five Star Jerky, the company's international flagship brand, with the help of the UA Fayetteville ASBTDC. Hocklander is targeting Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar. ASBTDC is helping Caribe, an established Amazon seller, build a Five Star website to appeal to both domestic and international customers.

Springdale Company Produces First "Made in the USA" Halal Jerky, Sets Sights on Middle East

Michael Hocklander's Springdale-based company Caribe Producers, maker of the first "made in the USA" Halal-certified beef jerky, formed an e-commerce export strategy for Five Star Jerky, the company's international flagship brand, with the help of the UA Fayetteville ASBTDC. Hocklander is targeting Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar. ASBTDC is helping Caribe, an established Amazon seller, build a Five Star website to appeal to both domestic and international customers.

Springdale Company Produces First "Made in the USA" Halal Jerky, Sets Sights on Middle East

Michael Hocklander's Springdale-based company Caribe Producers, maker of the first "made in the USA" Halal-certified beef jerky, formed an e-commerce export strategy for Five Star Jerky, the company's international flagship brand, with the help of the UA Fayetteville ASBTDC. Hocklander is targeting Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar. ASBTDC is helping Caribe, an established Amazon seller, build a Five Star website to appeal to both domestic and international customers.

Springdale Company Produces First "Made in the USA" Halal Jerky, Sets Sights on Middle East

Michael Hocklander's Springdale-based company Caribe Producers, maker of the first "made in the USA" Halal-certified beef jerky, formed an e-commerce export strategy for Five Star Jerky, the company's international flagship brand, with the help of the UA Fayetteville ASBTDC. Hocklander is targeting Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar. ASBTDC is helping Caribe, an established Amazon seller, build a Five Star website to appeal to both domestic and international customers.

California

San Diego & Imperial

The MetroConnect Flagship Program Marches Through its Sixth Year

Our Export SBDC, led by Lucas Coleman and hosted by the World Trade Center San Diego helps San Diego small businesses go global or grow their existing international sales with this flagship export assistance program. It's an innovative opportunity that takes applications each winter. Cohort companies gain $5,000 grants, dedicated consulting, free and subsidized resources, and a shot at a $25,000 grand prize!

The MetroConnect Flagship Program Marches Through its Sixth Year

Our Export SBDC, led by Lucas Coleman and hosted by the World Trade Center San Diego helps San Diego small businesses go global or grow their existing international sales with this flagship export assistance program. It's an innovative opportunity that takes applications each winter. Cohort companies gain $5,000 grants, dedicated consulting, free and subsidized resources, and a shot at a $25,000 grand prize!

The MetroConnect Flagship Program Marches Through its Sixth Year

Our Export SBDC, led by Lucas Coleman and hosted by the World Trade Center San Diego helps San Diego small businesses go global or grow their existing international sales with this flagship export assistance program. It's an innovative opportunity that takes applications each winter. Cohort companies gain $5,000 grants, dedicated consulting, free and subsidized resources, and a shot at a $25,000 grand prize!

The MetroConnect Flagship Program Marches Through its Sixth Year

Our Export SBDC, led by Lucas Coleman and hosted by the World Trade Center San Diego helps San Diego small businesses go global or grow their existing international sales with this flagship export assistance program. It's an innovative opportunity that takes applications each winter. Cohort companies gain $5,000 grants, dedicated consulting, free and subsidized resources, and a shot at a $25,000 grand prize!

California

Los Angeles

LA SBDC Launches Go Global Trade Program to Help Businesses Expand Internationally

Supply-chain disruptions centering around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been front and center in the news. Since the pandemic began, SBDC clients in the Los Angeles region have faced an array of challenges related to export, import, and logistics in general, but SBDC advisors are well-equipped to help. The Go Global Trade Program provides specialized assistance to new and established exporters. The program's advisors guide small business owners through developing an export plan and global marketing strategy. They help businesses navigate export/import regulations and documentation. And they support SBDC clients as they access funding, such as the STEP program, for promoting export activities.

LA SBDC Launches Go Global Trade Program to Help Businesses Expand Internationally

Supply-chain disruptions centering around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been front and center in the news. Since the pandemic began, SBDC clients in the Los Angeles region have faced an array of challenges related to export, import, and logistics in general, but SBDC advisors are well-equipped to help. The Go Global Trade Program provides specialized assistance to new and established exporters. The program's advisors guide small business owners through developing an export plan and global marketing strategy. They help businesses navigate export/import regulations and documentation. And they support SBDC clients as they access funding, such as the STEP program, for promoting export activities.

LA SBDC Launches Go Global Trade Program to Help Businesses Expand Internationally

Supply-chain disruptions centering around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been front and center in the news. Since the pandemic began, SBDC clients in the Los Angeles region have faced an array of challenges related to export, import, and logistics in general, but SBDC advisors are well-equipped to help. The Go Global Trade Program provides specialized assistance to new and established exporters. The program's advisors guide small business owners through developing an export plan and global marketing strategy. They help businesses navigate export/import regulations and documentation. And they support SBDC clients as they access funding, such as the STEP program, for promoting export activities.

LA SBDC Launches Go Global Trade Program to Help Businesses Expand Internationally

Supply-chain disruptions centering around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been front and center in the news. Since the pandemic began, SBDC clients in the Los Angeles region have faced an array of challenges related to export, import, and logistics in general, but SBDC advisors are well-equipped to help. The Go Global Trade Program provides specialized assistance to new and established exporters. The program's advisors guide small business owners through developing an export plan and global marketing strategy. They help businesses navigate export/import regulations and documentation. And they support SBDC clients as they access funding, such as the STEP program, for promoting export activities.

California

Northern

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Throughout 2021, Norcal SBDC provided training to 142 entrepreneurs to help them navigate the opportunities in the international marketplace

142

Throughout 2021, Norcal SBDC provided training to 142 entrepreneurs to help them navigate the opportunities in the international marketplace

142

Throughout 2021, Norcal SBDC provided training to 142 entrepreneurs to help them navigate the opportunities in the international marketplace

142

Throughout 2021, Norcal SBDC provided training to 142 entrepreneurs to help them navigate the opportunities in the international marketplace