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Friday, March 7 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Foreign Startups: US Challenges & Opportunities

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Carmelo Gordian (Partner at Andrews & Kurth), John Edge (a UK Entrepreneur), Lefteris Douanoglou (CEO at Schoox) and Angelos Angelou (Angelou Economics) will identify and address the major issues and challenges international startups face when transitioning to the US, such as:
Legal Issues:
-Company registration –where to register (state), how to register and what company form fits best
-Company governance
-Taxation (federal, state and local level)
-Visa requirements and immigration
Choosing the right location:
-Industry hubs
-Choosing the right City: where to establish a base of operations and why
Achieving business success:
-Go-to market and business development: BoD and BoA, recruiting, price policy, customer acquisition/sales, marketing, strategic alliances
-Efficient networking and how to get in front of investors; access to funding
-The business ‘cultural’ aspect
Takeaways for international startups:
i. Develop a clear view of the main issues arising during a transition to the US
ii. Get critical initial input on how to tackle those challenges and make a successful landing
iii. Identify and pursue growth opportunities

View official listing on sxsw.com
http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP27094

Speakers
avatar for Angelos Angelou

Angelos Angelou

CEOAngelouEconomicsAngelos Angelou is the Founder and Principal Executive Officer of AngelouEconomics(AE) bringing over 30 years of experience in economic development and site selection. AE has completed over 500 strategic plans across the globe and performed site selection for over... Read More →
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Tony Defalis

VP2LeadFast Ventures
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Lefteris Douanoglou

CEOSchoox IncAngelos Angelou is the Founder and Principal Executive Officer of AngelouEconomics(AE) bringing over 30 years of experience in economic development and site selection. AE has completed over 500 strategic plans across the globe and performed site selection for over $18... Read More →
avatar for John Edge

John Edge

CEORed Rose Global LimitedLead the strategic plan for the recent acquisition of Redkite Financial Markets by NICE Actimize, to deliver an expansion of Redkite's global cloud compliance solution.


Friday March 7, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon B 500 E 4th St

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