The ‘Born Globals’ (BGs) have now been studied for over a decade and yet the conceptualizations and theory development are at an initial phase. This article was written to clarify the definition of a BG firm, and focus on its characteristics. BGs deviate considerably when contrasted with traditional internationalizing Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Most importantly their vision is global, they have global products which are of unique and specialized nature, and they have accelerated internationalization capability from inception.
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