Mexico in the Spotlight

Since Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced his candidacy for the presidency of Mexico, there have been many speculations about Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and the image of Mexico projected in the world. During his campaign, he announced the intention to make drastic changes in the way the country was attracting Foreign Investment. One example [...]

By | 2019-03-12T10:26:02+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Blog, North America|0 Comments

Non-State EDAs in the U.S. – Characteristics and Activities (Part 3)

EDAs constantly strive to utilize their given budget in the most effective way to support their communities and deliver meaningful economic development. Yet, despite important contributions, there is a clear lack of understanding regarding the EDAs’ organizational set-up and the outside perception of their online activities. We have studied 330 non-state EDAs across the country, [...]

By | 2018-11-18T19:01:41+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Blog, North America, Reports|0 Comments

Non-State EDAs in the U.S. – Characteristics and Activities (Part 2)

EDAs constantly strive to utilize their given budget in the most effective way to support their communities and deliver meaningful economic development. Yet, despite important contributions, there is a clear lack of understanding regarding the EDAs’ organizational set-up and the outside perception of their online activities. We have studied 330 non-state EDAs across the country, [...]

By | 2018-11-18T19:03:31+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Blog, North America, Reports|0 Comments

How to Craft Smart Solutions for India’s Smart Cities

“Cities on the past were built on river banks, they are now built along highways. But in the future, they will be built based on the availability of optical fiber network and next-generation infrastructure.” Narendra Modi - Prime Minister of India.   Accelerating urbanization is a potent megatrend, and nowhere more so than in the [...]

By | 2017-07-27T07:30:02+00:00 March 10th, 2017|ASIA, Blog, Corporate, Export / Trade, Industries, Reports|0 Comments

Global competitiveness 2.0

Since the recent release of the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Competitiveness Report, investment promotion agencies around the world have been busy updating their marketing materials to either feature the good news on their country score and associated rank as evaluated by this arguably most renowned country competitiveness study, or – in the absence of [...]

By | 2017-01-12T22:27:45+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Blog, Reports|0 Comments

The “I” in TTIP

Recent official and accidental publications on the state of negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have raised the already heated public debate about the opportunities and threats of the item under negotiation to a new level of excitement. While unwilling to add yet another set of opinions to the notorious debate about [...]

By | 2017-01-12T22:12:53+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Blog, Export / Trade|0 Comments

Release OMIX 2016 Italy and Spain

Enovado (formerly Geovadis) is pleased to announce the release of the OMIX 2016 Italy and Spain online marketing index. In this time of increased interest among southern European regional economic development authorities (EDAs) in attracting FDI, the use of high-impact but relatively low-cost online marketing tools is essential for gaining – and holding – the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T22:26:47+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Blog, FDI-Tools|0 Comments

Guest lecture at IUBH School of Business and Management

As part of the Master course “International Economic Policy”, taught by Prof. Jan Pieper, the IUBH School of Business and Management invited Enovado's (formerly Geovadis) Co-Founder Sebastian Nowack to hold a guest lecture on the topic of FDI, with a specific focus on how companies are conducting international location decisions. Sebastian’s presentation, entitled “Location Decisions [...]

By | 2017-01-12T22:23:51+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Blog, Corporate|0 Comments