Posts Tagged 'SMEs'

Hear Winning SME Pitches on Going Global!

Our friends over at Chicago-based Metro Chicago Exports have their big event coming up just around the corner:  Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Central time at Chase Tower in Chicago.

Metro Chicago Exports and UPS are pleased to present the 2017 Metro Chicago XPORT Challenge! 10 finalists, representing small and medium-sized companies throughout the region, will pitch to a panel of judges on their plans for going global and win one of three grand prizes. Attendees will hear from our finalists, and enjoy food, drinks, and networking at the top of Chase Tower.

To learn more, to register, and to network like crazy (best of all:  it’s FREE!), visit:

Our WEGG sponsor UPS, also supports and works closely on the 2017 Metro Chicago XPORT Challenge!


Note: Don’t miss our next WEGGinar™ 8/2/17 on “How Two Savvy Moms Started a Bed Business and Took It Global,” and presented by Betsy Mikesell, CEO, and Angie White, CFO, of Beddy’s (  Register here:
Event is free of charge but you must register in advance to attend.

Calling All Women Entrepreneurs From Sarawak


Are you a woman entrepreneur based in Sarawak (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) and looking to expand your business into the international market?  You’ve come to the right place.

Be more proactive and come forward to make use of the various financial assistance and development programs available to you, so that the government can achieve its intention of raising the capacity (e.g., growing global) of SMEs.

Go here for more information.

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

Women Entrepreneurship Benefits Global Society


To help women become more self-reliant, the National Youth Commission (NYC — established in 1966) opened a two-day Women Entrepreneurship Expo Saturday that benefits society and the country (Taiwan) as a whole.

“Women entrepreneurship has become a new trend since gender equality has improved greatly in Taiwan. It not only helps women to stand on their own feet, but also benefits society and the country by creating jobs, ” says Vice Premier Chiu Cheng-hsiung.

Read more here about how 98 percent of Taiwan’s companies are SMEs and in particular how women entrepreneurs are establishing their own careers.

Posted by: Laurel Delaney

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