2017

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Security in Fintechs – A milestone towards the future of banking

One of the goals of the Business Beyond Borders (BBB) initiative is to reach out to SMEs and Clusters in as many key sectors as possible. Utilities, Energy, Textile and…

Technology in the Hospitality Industry – Highlights from Deloitte’s 2017 Outlook

Business Beyond Borders matchmaking events are designed to move through industries and give companies in each sector the opportunity to meet potential business partners. In October, the world renowned fair…

BBB Profile – Heleen Liebenberg, SANEC

Business Beyond Borders’ matchmaking event at the African Utility Week 2017 brought SMEs and clusters together for new and innovative partnerships. Heleen Liebenberg, project manager for the South African –…

IPR protection in China: an overview

  Business Beyond Borders is getting ready for another matchmaking event targeting SMEs and Clusters. After the matchmaking events at Genera and the African Utility Week, Texworld Paris is our…

Market Access in the US for EU textile and clothing

  Matchmaking events for SMEs to expand and open to new markets are on the go with Business Beyond Borders. For all our future and past participants, as well as…

Principles for the Textile and Fashion Industry: Towards a Circular Economy

Business Beyond Borders continues its preparation for Texworld Paris. Among the current issues relevant to the textile and fashion industry, one counts the Circular Economy and its growing impact through…

Road to Texworld: 10 facts about the EU textile industry

During the first half of 2017, Business Beyond Borders (BBB) organised two very successful matchmaking events at Genera, Madrid, and African Utility Week, Cape Town. The next stop in our…

FinnZa wins BBB’s Social Media Competition

Coming from all corners of Europe, FinnZa’s team was also part of the matchmaking meetings at the Business Beyond Borders event during the African Utility Week 2017. This company focussing…

What makes EU SMEs tick? – Microsoft “In Good Company” report

The importance of SMEs in the European economy is not to be overlooked, as they account for 99% of European businesses and employ up to 90 million people. The current…

BBB Profile – Mark Williams, Folia Water

  Water was one of the key subjects in the latest Business Beyond Borders even, which took place at African Utility Week. Access to clean drinking water is a pressing…

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