FIRST ASCENT INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES
- Business Development
- Technology Development & Commercialization
- Project Management
First Ascent: In mountaineering, a first ascent is the first successful, documented attainment of the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route (Source: Wikipedia)
FirstAscent International is an international business, investment attraction, and technology and innovation consultancy firm. Our experts and partners provide consulting services to companies, governments, economic development agencies and industry associations, identifying and developing international business development, foreign investment attraction, and technology development & commercialization opportunities in Canada, Portugal, Spain and South America.
- International Business Development
- Market Prospection
- Lead Generation and Qualification for Investment Attraction
- Organization of Trade and Investment Missions
- Foreign Investment Attraction
- Search of Financing Sources
- Project Management
- Strategy Development for Technology Commercialization
- Search and Facilitation of Technology Partnerships
- Strategic Counseling for Development and Commercialization of Technology Products and Services
- Strategy Development for Value Creation, Capture and Delivery
- Professional Training, Coaching and Mentoring
- Over twenty years of experience in industrial, policy and market research.
- Over twelve years of experience in international business development, foreign investment attraction and export development.
- Extensive experience in the organization of multi-stakeholder events, trade shows and trade & investment missions.
- Over ten years of experience in the development and implementation of strategies, action plans and government programs to support industrial development and the international competitiveness of companies.
- Vast experience in the coordination of complex projects involving industry, government and the academic sector.
- Led the design and implementation of strategies, programs and action plans for economic development and innovation in two Canadian provinces.
- Vast industry network and broad knowledge of issues impacting various industry sectors.
- Extensive experience in the development of information products for business and economic development.
Our Clients and Partners
- Evaluation of target markets and provision of strategic business advice for international market entry and expansion.
- Organization and execution of market prospection and development missions.
- Market positioning through the customization of marketing tools and collaterals, design of pricing strategies, and adaptation of credit policies to the target markets.
- Business counseling for development and commercialization of technology products and services
- Search of financing sources.
- Research and analysis of target industries and markets to assist in investment decisions.
- Market data, analysis and insight to help clients evaluate investment opportunities.
- Joint sales and delivery of consulting engagements, especially where in-depth analysis of the markets and/or specialized services are required.
Our Global Network
- United Kingdom
- United States
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