Build A Global Business

Now more than ever, there is a necessity for both old and new industry to go global and expand to new markets to stay ahead of the competition. 

This workshop is designed to get European companies acquainted with the process of expanding to new markets with an emphasis on breaking into the US. Within the two hour workshop, participants have the opportunity to explore new markets, assess their international readiness and learn strategies to win new customers abroad.

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"Jessica and Kajal deliver some excellent insights on US expansion that are really useful for any UK scale-up looking to take on the US market."

- CFO, Scoota


  • A step-by-step guide and tactical tools to determine whether your business is ready to expand internationally
  • Real-life case studies and the opportunity to dig into your company's unique challenges around globalization
  • Materials and additional resources so you can begin planning for your international expansion
  • The opportunity to become a member of a private community of global businesses



  • Determine readiness and a structured framework for expanding into new markets to increase the probability of success
  • Develop your go-to-market strategy and explore collaborations and partnerships between European companies and key organizations in global markets
  • Understand and approach sales pitches to win the critical first few customers in new markets
  • Determine how to execute leanly in a new market by knowing what to outsource, choosing vendors and creating a win-win relationship with strategic partners
  • Understand the best practices for attracting the right first hires in a new market

“Great networking opportunity and enlightening information shared by two clearly knowledgeable and experienced presenters.”

- Head of Business Development, Memgraph


The workshops coincide with the 2018 Global Growth Event Series in London, where expert panelists will shed light on overcoming key obstacles on global expansion. This is the place where you'll be able to ask questions on going global and learn from those who have done it successfully. 

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About the Facilitators

Jessica Vollman is the founder of The Vollman Group and works with teams to scale operations internationally through strategy, marketing and consistent customer experience. The Vollman Group partners with venture-backed startups, small businesses and government agencies across a variety of sectors. She was one of the first employees at education startup General Assembly, most recently serving as Director of New Market Expansion and developing the strategy to launch the business in 14 markets around the world.  

Kajal Sanghrajka is a London-born entrepreneur and founder of Growth Hub. She works with European companies to accelerate their global growth. She started her first company in New York in 2012 and has a breadth of experience across sales, marketing, business development, outsourcing, hiring and fundraising in the US. Growth Hub has worked with both high growth venture-backed startups as well as SME's and corporates within Enterprise SaaS, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Professional Services, Transportation and Retail/E-commerce.