Recently at The Next Web Europe Conference Europe 2013 in Amsterdam, 99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn shared his experience and perspective on international growth strategies. He discussed the skills needed, and the challenges to overcome, if you’re looking to grow your company.

It’s one thing to build a successful startup in one country, but it’s an entirely different ballgame once you go beyond those national borders.

In the video below, Llewellyn touches upon a number of best practices that have helped him take his marketplace for designers from a local player into a global brand. We’ll let him do the talking:

For full coverage of the event, including keynotes and exclusive interviews, head here.

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