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GoCardless: How a UK Company is “Taking the Pain Out of Payment” in the US

In a globalized economy, where everyone from Apple to Etsy artists is doing business across borders, challenges and restrictions presented by exchange rates, card fees, and rules imposed by individual banks can obstruct smooth transactions, harm customer service, and make purchasing and selling internationally a challenge for everyone involved. To … Read more

Prezola Gift List Company Founders Dom Beaven and Ali Beaven

Prezola: How the British Wedding Gift List Company Could Tie the Knot with the U.S. Market

Everyone’s received a gift they didn’t really want. Whether Grandpa got you socks at the holidays or your mum (mom) picked out a top she thought was just, “you” for your birthday, the thought is appreciated, but you might end up digging through the wrapping paper for a gift receipt. … Read more

Israeli E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

The E2 Visa Israel Now Available: A Game-Changer for Israeli Entrepreneurs

Close allies with the United States tend to enjoy special privileges where visas are concerned. This holds true for business visas, like the E2 treaty investor visa, which makes it surprising that, despite numerous efforts by both the United States and Israeli governments over the years, Israeli entrepreneurs have only … Read more

Discover How AppDynamics’ Indian American Entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal Used His Green Card to Create Hundreds of Jobs for Americans

It is a well-known fact that bureaucracy can stifle progress and that even the best ideas, enterprises, and innovations can be stalled for years by having to contend with legal hoops and meet endless criteria. Few know this better than immigrant entrepreneurs who, despite being statistically some of the most … Read more

Houzz’s Adi Tatarko: How an Israeli Immigrant Couple’s Home Improvement Platform Revolutionized an Industry

For many homeowners, remodeling is an absolute nightmare. From choosing the perfect kitchen countertops to finding a reliable contractor to build an addition, remodeling is a complex series of stressful decisions that often involves hours of poring over reviews online and hoping the designers and workers hired can help the … Read more

Spring Labs: How Three Immigrants Came Together to Become Data and Identity Protection Pioneers

In today’s social media-infused corporate climate, a company is often inseparable from the personalities who built it, and personal branding of CEOs means as much to many consumers as the product itself. Today, large tech corporations are driven as much by cults of personality as by revenue, and those who … Read more

Stripe, the revolutionary digital payment business owned by two Irish brothers

Stripe: How Two Irish Brothers Simplified Online Commerce to Empower Entrepreneurs

In a truly digital age, shopping often no longer means piling into the car and scouring the shelves for goods that may or may not be in stock. Every day, Americans spurn traditional brick and mortar stores and spend about $1.2 billion online; a number projected to double in under … Read more

Payal Kadakia, owner and founder of Classpass.

ClassPass: How a First-Generation Indian-American Revolutionized the Fitness World

For someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, the solution when they can’t find a service that they need is often to create it themselves. Such is the case for Payal Kadakia, the creator of ClassPass, an innovative app that not only connects people to dance and fitness classes in their area; … Read more

EB-5 Program Extended Without Changes Until September 30th 2019

In the midst of an overall push for immigration reform, Congress has extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program again. It happened several times in 2017 and 2018 and was only extended on a short-term basis in 2019 to February 15th. This time, however, the Spending Bill reauthorizes the EB-5 program through September … Read more

Victor Santos – The DACA Recipient & Entrepreneur Using Tech to Help Others Achieve Their Financial Dreams

Since he was twelve years old, Brazilian-born Airfox CEO Victor Santos has lived his life in flux. Thanks to the ongoing debate about the Obama-era DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) policy, which the Trump administration has threatened to end, the Forbes “30 Under 30” entrepreneur’s status in the United … Read more