Inter-related trends such as e-commerce, big data, digital media, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) are expected to leading large productivity gains for the economy. Disruptions to existing business and social models, as well as established markets, are affecting the lives of millions of people. In the Digital Age, borderlines had become fluid, transparent, but no longer. Now, digital borders and firewalls, security issues and digital security systems, different regimes of data privacy, protection of national financial and tax issues have all created a new reality with serious impacts in international development for any business.

In the last few years, Globe & Seas advised several companies in China on partner search, on business and financial plans. We also invested in an AI company there. Earlier on we were involved in sales and account management, investment and divestment at an ICT consultancy in Europe.