We support businesses in all stagesof expanding into new markets.
No matter where you are in the process,we're here to help.
To ensure you land in the UK ready to go, we’ll think carefully about practicalities, cultural differences, and logistics before you make a move.
You're here! Time to get cracking and make the most of your time on the ground. We'll start with a strategy day to get everything ready to go.
Business is up and running. Now what? We'll continue to offer guidance to make sure you keep growing once the nuts and bolts are in place.
Throughout it all, we'll keep you connected to the people you need to know to run your business (and have drinks with when it's all said and done).
MUTE: A Global Front Room client success story
MUTE delivers highly efficient, low cost electric scooters to everyone from fleet owners to individual commuters -- they're very fun!
"From the very first meeting, Laura started delivering value; she organized a speaking opportunity at one of the London Tech Week events, she used her network effectively to raise awareness about the campaign, which resulted in very useful meetings and business relationships. Laura has a quality reach on both social media and business orientated professional networks.
I sincerely can’t recommend Laura enough and would use her again at the nearest foreseeable opportunity."
Natasha Terinova, UK Director of Operations, MUTE
Here's how we worked with Mute
- Connected MUTE with the Global Front Room community
- Raised brand awareness through targeted media campaigns
- Got MUTE profiled by a top tech journalist
- Placed Natasha on a panel during London Tech Week
- MUTE hosted a successful crowdfunding campaign, exceeding their goal by 30%
- MUTE signed deals with several delivery firms and are on their way to being a leader in their industry!
What people are saying about Global Front Room
Meet Laura:She'll be yourvirtual COO &business ambassadorin the UK.Laura hasall the connectionsthat can makethings happenfor your business.
Laura Mercurio is an experienced change agent with over 15 years' experience in the financial services sector, specialising in innovation programs and intra-preneurial transformations for multinational corporates.
Previously Laura was a Director as BlackRock as part of the Global COO team, where she integrated two of the largest and highest profile acquisitions in the asset management industry and witnessed first hand, the transition of BlackRock from a small organic growth model to one of the largest asset management firms in the world.
In 2016, Laura created Global Front Room with the aim of connecting and servicing small to medium enterprise (SME) communities across the Commonwealth. In particular, to encourage investment, assist in access to efficient technologies and provide practical support to businesses seeking to “plan, land, and expand” into European and Australian and New Zealand markets.
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Game of Trolls
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