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This article was published on May 9, 2013

    99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn explains how to take your company international, from local to global

    99designs CEO Patrick Llewellyn explains how to take your company international, from local to global
    Emil Protalinski
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    Emil Protalinski

    Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

    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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