Access to capital for international founders
Many international startups with unicorn aspirations are trying to break into the U.S. market. We’ll be talking about access to capital in the U.S. for foreign entrepreneurs, including equity and loans, as well as alternative options such as crowdfunding and government plans.
Foreign founders with successful U.S. businesses will join the conversation, along with experienced investors, who are open to international startups.
Martin Liao, VC
Marvin closed over 414 deals, and a third of them with founders outside of the U.S. Marvin is a former partner at 500 Startups. Previously, he was an executive at Yahoo for over a decade. Check out his article for The Vertical.
Tomas Uribe, Co-founder and CEO @ Stereotheque
A tool for artists searching for new opportunities, Stereotheque received a number of small grants and investments from the MIT Technology Review, the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute, the New York-based Starta accelerator, as well as angel investors around the world.
Kaspar Tiri, Co-founder @Wolf3D
The co-founder of Wolf3D, a firm that creates personal avatars for the virtual world, Kaspar Tiri has appeared on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Technology 2019 ranking. The startup’s customers include Tencent, HTC, Vodafone, Wargaming, and Huawei.
Lisa Patti, founder, Accent C3(Communication. Clarity. Culture).
Victoria Zavyalova, co-founder, The Vertical, the voice of immigrant entrepreneurship in the U.S.