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Growing your business internationally takes

Knowledge, Strategy & Contacts


Len La Vardera is the founding partner of La Vardera & Associates, located in Norwalk, CT. For over 25 years Len has helped Finnish and Canadian companies establish themselves in the US market across various industry segments including machinery, shipping, software, industrial automation, cleantech, forestry, and retail technology.  A number of these companies now have US sales ranging from $1M – $30M. He started the company after working with Finpro-Finland Trade Center as a Senior Consultant in the US.


In addition to strategic market entry consulting,  Len  conducts market research programs, partner identification projects, channel partner development and management, site selection and recruitment for both small and large enterprises.



We are dedicated to helping small to mid-size companies establish and grow their business in the US in a straight-forward, cost-efficient and effective manner. 

To succeed in the US you need to understand how the market works, who your customers are and how you will introduce and sell your product or services. 

We know that your time and resources are extremely valuable. We focus on helping you define the correct strategy, identify and introduce you to the best possible partners and customers and provide you with the resources to meet your legal and business requirements.

  • Business Development

  • Strategy & Organization

  • Key Partner Identification

  • Market Research

  • Benchmarking

  • ​Operations Management

  • ​Strategic Planning

  • Business Coaching & Workshops

  • Personnel Recruitment

  • Delegation Visits

  • Site Selection Services

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