044: 7 of the Most Startup-Friendly Visas Explained

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I discuss the top seven most startup-friendly visas and green cards and what startup founders can and cannot do on each of them.      Unlike Canada, Australia, the U.K., and New Zealand, the United States does not have a startup visa. Congress attempted to…

043: What a Biden Victory Means for Immigration

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I’m thrilled to discuss the Biden administration’s plans for reforming the U.S. immigration system. Before I dive in, I know we’ll see meaningful changes in the U.S. under President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, from the way we govern ourselves, to our relationships with other…

042: Capture Investors’ Attention With Your Authentic Story with Strategist and Storyteller Eileen Wu

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I’m joined by Eileen Wu, the founder of Luminarii, a creative agency that helps investors and entrepreneurs unlock the power of their authentic stories by leveraging marketing strategy, communications, and media expertise. Eileen advises many tech startup founders on how to get the attention of investors…

040: Due Diligence and Founder Immigration for VCs

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I discuss the immigration-related due diligence process for startups. It’s very important for international founders, international tech talent, and investors to know about devising immigration strategies for founders and top talent and ongoing compliance with immigration laws.  During the due diligence process, potential investors investigate…

039: Startup Law with Attorney Lindsey Mignano

In this episode of Immigration Law for Tech Startups, I’m thrilled to be joined by my trusted colleague and longtime friend Lindsey Mignano, founding partner of Smith Shapourian Mignano, a corporate law firm based in San Francisco that focuses on startups. We often assist each other’s startup clients with corporate structuring and immigration matters.  …