Investing in Companies that Scale Internationally

with Les Szekely - Angel Investor


For many companies looking to scale internationally, funding the expansion is one of the biggest challenges they face.

Without a strong track record, it can be hard to convince banks and financial institutions to back an international venture and in lots of places, finance is just downright hard to come by, especially if you’re small.

In Episode 42 of Business Beyond Borders, I talk to Les Szekely, a professional venture capitalist and angel investor, who focuses on start-ups, especially those with plans to take on the world.

Les and I talk about finding investment for your international expansion, so if that’s you, join us to find out:

  • Which kinds of companies have the most potential to scale internationally
  • The ‘right time’ for a company to scale internationally
  • What investors look for
  • The formula for the perfect pitch
  • Key mistakes that founders making as they look for investment

I really enjoyed talking to Les, he had lots of great insights and practical tips for companies looking for investors. Don’t miss this episode!

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