How can Scottish Business Network assist you?
Your doorway to new opportunities
We’re a global community that is expanding business opportunities across 72 countries and counting
The Scottish Business Network is a thriving global community connecting Scottish entrepreneurs and professionals with their affinity counterparts around the world. Our network spans 72 countries, enabling businesses to grow and prosper through valuable connections, resources, and support.
We offer a variety of services tailored to your needs. Explore our offerings below and complete the form to let us know how we can assist you
The Scottish Business Network offers access to funding and investment opportunities through its investor network and connections to angel investors, venture capitalists, and private equity firms. Members can also benefit from resources and support to help them secure funding and navigate the investment landscape, such as pitch coaching, pitch deck reviews, due diligence support, and introductions to potential investors.
SBN provides valuable market insights and marketing connections and services to help members identify new opportunities and expand into new markets. Through its network of business leaders and experts, SBN offers insights into local business practices, cultural nuances, and regulatory environments to help members successfully navigate the challenges of doing business locally and internationally.
SBN offers access to a network of experienced mentors who can provide guidance, support, and valuable industry insights to help members achieve their business goals. Members can benefit from one-on-one mentoring sessions, group mentoring events, and access to a diverse range of mentors from a variety of industries and backgrounds.
As a member of the Scottish Business Network, individuals and businesses gain access to a thriving community of like-minded individuals dedicated to fostering connections, promoting Scottish businesses, and supporting their growth. Members can attend exclusive networking events, international trips, and gain access to resources, insights, and support to help them succeed in their business endeavors.
Identify potential international markets for expansion
Conduct thorough market research and competitive analysis
Evaluate market entry strategies and assess risks and rewards
Create a comprehensive international business plan
Develop a market-specific marketing, sales, and distribution strategy
Determine the appropriate organizational structure and staffing requirements
Establish a local presence, such as a subsidiary, joint venture, or strategic partnership
Adapt the product/service offering and marketing materials to meet local needs and preferences
Comply with local laws, regulations, and cultural norms
Implement sales and marketing strategies in the target market
Build relationships with local partners, suppliers, and customers
Focus on customer acquisition and revenue generation
Scale operations and optimize processes in the target market
Identify and pursue new market segments or niches
Consider further international expansion opportunities
Explore new product/service offerings or business models to stay competitive
Invest in research and development to drive innovation
Diversify revenue streams and markets to mitigate risks
Merge or acquire other businesses to strengthen market position
Sell the business to a strategic buyer or through an initial public offering (IPO)
Franchise or license the business model to expand into new markets
Throughout the life cycle of an international business, companies need to remain agile, responsive, and adaptive to changes in the global market environment, competition, and customer preferences.