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Don’t worry, we aren’t suffering from writer’s block! Our Academy is constantly evolving and we’re working hard to provide you with the relevant content and resources you need to stay up to date on the essentials of launching overseas. We’ll be back shortly with the latest scoop so check back in soon!

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The Best Visa Options for German Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Silicon Valley | Written by Jason Finkelman

For foreign nationals seeking to live and work in the United States, obtaining a visa is one of the most challenging barriers to overcome for a successful entry into the country. Generally speaking, there are limited visa options for German entrepreneurs.

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The Basics of U.S. Business Taxes

New York | Written by Paul Venokur

Before starting your international expansion in the U.S., it is crucial to have a basic understanding of your businesses’ U.S. tax obligations. Your tax compliance requirements will depend on the type of entity you form. This is the essential first step when planning operations in the U.S.

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Getting Around in New York City

New York | Written by Eric Erli

New York City is no stranger to visitors. There are multiple ways to get around in the greater New York City area, and plenty of resources available to ensure that commuters know what to expect. We have briefly detailed some of the most popular and convenient ways to get around in the world’s fastest-growing tech hotspot.

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Engineer like a German but Pitch like an American

Silicon Valley | Written by Stephanie Korbely

“If you want to make it in the States, you need to have an inspiring vision. Germans are just too honest, too realistic, too modest. When we tell Americans about our big vision, most likely they will tell us that it is not big enough.”

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The Basics of Transfer Pricing and the IRS

Silicon Valley | Written by Rita Chung

Transfer pricing has become a key area of focus for tax authorities around the world.  Maintaining appropriate documentation to support a company’s transfer pricing policies mitigates the risk of a potential tax adjustment during a transfer pricing audit and eliminates the risk of potentially substantial penalties.

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Everything You Need to Know About Startup Boards

Silicon Valley | Written by Samer Hamadeh, Adam Dinow

Every company has a board of directors – but few founders and entrepreneurs give the matter of board composition much thought. This piece is aimed at U.S.-based startups who are, or are intending to incorporate, as C-Corp companies.

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