Global Competitors

Market Disruption > Existing and Emerging Competitors

Enabled by global commerce platforms, cost advantages, and decentralized innovation inputs, viable competitors increasingly emerge from international geographies outside local markets

Enabled by global commerce platforms, cost advantages, and decentralized innovation inputs, viable competitors increasingly emerge from international geographies outside local markets

Illustrative Disruptions
Illustrative Disruptions
  • Global Platforms – Global communications, payments, cloud-based services, logistics and other systems enable international companies to service markets comparably to local players
  • Cost Advantages – Offshore competitors often operate with comparative labor or other cost advantages
  • Decentralized Inputs – Capital, entrepreneurs, scientific knowledge, skilled labor and other innovation resources becoming decentralized globally, rather than centered solely in areas like Silicon Valley