Creativity, Refinement, Progress and Perseverance
It was in the summer of 2011 when Reinhard Wind, the Founder and CEO of LIN Enterprises bought a company in Dubai for developing an international B2B network.
At that point of time the economies in the Middle East were not very supportive and the company had to close down within 2 years only.
The Early days
In the following years, Reinhard analyzed the shortcomings of his earlier strategies and regrouped his energies and aspirations, until finally, in 2016 the Logistics & Industry Network (LIN) was born under the Antares Group in Dubai. Many networking events in different cities in the Middle East were organized.
The defined target was to establish an international B2B Network to serve the Logistics & Supply Chain Industries and related technical industries for connecting them via a worldwide Peer-To-Peer Network.
Since 2016, LIN has changed substantially from being a company that is organizing networking events into an organization that empowers mid-sized companies to access international funds or to sell their company to international buyers.
Commodity Trade and Product Sale
In fall 2020 LIN started to engage in Commodity Trade and Product Sales. Outstanding results have been achieved in the field of Medical Supplies to provide Medical Disposables and Consumables to partners all around the world.
The Pragmatic Approach
The pragmatic approach and institutionalized processes of LIN have reached very high quality levels and companies all around the world are appreciating LIN's service portfolio.
Management Consultants, Advisors, Business Development Managers and Freelancers use LIN as a PLUG-IN or ADD-ON to their current work to widen their international reach and to offer additional services to their customers.
Scaling up Business
From August 2017 onward, LIN has experienced a tremendous growth. Being represented in 7 countries in September 2017 and having a foot on the ground in 16 countries in December 2017, LIN currently (Status 1 January 2020) is represented in more than 60 countries with 8 Regional Directors, 5 Country Managers and more than 160 LIN Business Advisors and LIN Business Partners.
Further on LIN has developed the “supply side” of its business by connecting to many thousand investors, funders and buyers from all around the world to offer them exclusive off-market investment and acquisition opportunities.
Democratic Decision Making Processes
LIN's decentralized organization has a clear and transparent reporting line with democratic decision-making processes. It has been found as essential for the high growth of LIN, to focus on the leadership skills of the LIN Business Advisors and to provide them with the tools to succeed in their business endeavors and challenges.
Developing Top Talents
LIN’s systematized training courses in English, Spanish (also translated into Portuguese) and in German language, provide the LIN Business Advisors with a new skill set to reach new heights.
The LIN Business Advisors get trained in their leadership skills, contract negotiations, deal-closing, communication skills, business development processes, funding and acquisition requirements, legal agreements, matchmaking processes, professional conduct of business, business ethics, project management, international facilitation, and much more.
It needs to be mentioned that LIN has implemented very high standards in terms of its conduct of business, ethics, authenticity and trustworthiness.
To master the enormous growth and to scale up business even faster, LIN needs to attract top-notch partners and top talents throughout the world and even needs to establish legal identities in many countries around the world.
LIN has become a large family with professionals who wish to contribute not only to their commercial success but who also engage in charitable projects.
Currently 2% of LIN's EBITDA is spent for people in need and it is planned to increase that rate to 5% in 2021 as a next step.
Pushing the Boundaries
As a high-growth company LIN always is pushing the boundaries of its resources. The strong will, determination, perseverance, problem-solving capabilities, leadership skills and the drive of the leadership team makes LIN succeed.
Serving the World
And finally, LIN’s purpose is to make the world a better place with the professional means it has available!