US Establishment and International Expansion

Set out below is an index for my blogs on US establishment and international expansion:

International Expansion

Why startups and scale-ups fail internationally — top three reasons: http://bit.ly/PathstoIntlFailure

Scaling up internationally — 12 key considerations: http://bit.ly/InternationalScaleup

Cross-Border Expansion — Six Ways to Avoid Disaster: http://bit.ly/2nVFGkB

Angel Investors and Advisory Board Members — Int’l Expansion: http://bit.ly/2pgWym6

Preparing for US or Other International Expansion: http://bit.ly/2pdrx1x

Five surprises for US startups coming to Europe: http://bit.ly/EuropeSurprises

Why US Scale-ups Fail in Europe: http://bit.ly/WhyEuroExpansionsFail

Why US startups should come to the UK: http://bit.ly/CometotheUK

From startup to scale-up: key challenges: http://bit.ly/ScaleupChallenges

Can we really afford to lose immigrant talent: http://bit.ly/ImmigrantTalent

US Establishment, Expansion and Development

US Corporate and Tax — Structuring and Governance

Setting up your Delaware corporation — traps for unwary founders: http://bit.ly/DelawareIncErrors

Should your Non-US startup flip to Delaware: the Latest Word: http://bit.ly/DelawareFlipUpdate

To Flip or Not to Flip? Further Reflections on the “Delaware Flip”: http://bit.ly/DelawareFlipIssues

Protect Your Limited Liability!: http://bit.ly/2pdpLNS

Avoiding the US Sales Tax Trap: http://bit.ly/2ph7iB5

Tax Compliance — Top Ten Challenges…After US Expansion: http://bit.ly/2pIgxNh

Stripe Atlas: Learning to Drive the US Ferrari: http://bit.ly/2qAfJLy

Shareholders Liable for Unpaid Compensation in New York: http://bit.ly/NYUnpaidEmployeeComp

US Employee and Contractor Matters

Wrong Recruitment Questions Can Get You into Big Trouble: http://bit.ly/WrongRecruitmentQuestions

Ensure Your US Employees are Entitled to Work …E-Verify …: http://bit.ly/2pdtY4c

Six Common US Recruitment Mistakes of Non-US Companies: http://bit.ly/2pOaOpJ

How to Manage Out Non-Performing US Employees: http://bit.ly/2q6ZcPw

US Employee Non-Competes — Not So Simple Anymore: http://bit.ly/2pO4WNb

The Mechanics — Hiring Your First US Employees: http://bit.ly/2qLMeTo

Beware — Are Your US Contractors Really Contractors?: http://bit.ly/2ph1cAl

Finding & Managing People–Top Ten Challenges …: http://bit.ly/2p4xbb4

How to Make Your UK Equity Plans Work in the US: http://bit.ly/2pdwsQ5

Trump Kills Entrepreneur Visa — UK/Euro Founders Shouldn’t Worry: http://bit.ly/TrumpkillsEntrepreneurVisa

US Financing

Early Stage Funding–What UK Founders Should Expect in US: http://bit.ly/2pNYWUA

Pitching to US VC’s: http://bit.ly/2q75LRQ

Securing Investment–Top Ten Challenges…After US Expansion: http://bit.ly/2p4wXAA

Choosing a US VC: http://bit.ly/2q73kPr

When Should a European Startup Seek US VC?: http://bit.ly/2qM4rAs

US Regulatory

How to Cope with US Regulation and Tax: http://bit.ly/2qAcmUY

Regulatory Innovation in Fintech — Can the US Catch Up?: http://bit.ly/2pdztja

US Commercial, IP and Litigation

Six Steps to Protect Your US Brand: http://bit.ly/2ph6yMd

Selling to US Corporates — A Guide to the Perplexed: http://bit.ly/2pNXGRm

Litigation Risk — Top Ten Challenges … After US Expansion: http://bit.ly/2qAkpku

Contracting & IP — Top Ten Challenges … After US Expansion: http://bit.ly/2phfroS

US — General

The Trump Factor — “Should I Come or Should I Go”: http://bit.ly/2pdDDI4

Top Ten Tips — Getting Ready for the US: http://bit.ly/2qAgtjY

Yes, really! Governments Can Help You Expand to the US: http://bit.ly/2q7ll03

Expanding to the US — Where Should We Go?: http://bit.ly/2pIk6Tz

US Expansion — Setting Up the Right Way: http://bit.ly/2pOlwwe

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Mentoring tech startups on corp-startup collaboration, US establishment/internationalization and funding. All views are my own.

Mentoring tech startups on corp-startup collaboration, US establishment/internationalization and funding. All views are my own.