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Foreign Countries

Map of the world, symbolizing the foreign countries in which the clients of Dana Shultz resideThese are the foreign countries (outside the United States) where the clients of Dana Shultz reside:

Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam

If you are in another country and would like to bring your business to the U.S., please start with the following posts:

Next, Sign Up for Free Downloads in the sidebar. Then download “Ten Tips for Success in the U.S.”

Finally, check out all of this blog’s International posts.

In 2 USA NOW!

Dana Shultz is the founder of In 2 USA NOW!, which helps technology companies in foreign countries overcome obstacles to entering the US market. Using a proven approach, In 2 USA NOW!’s Silicon Valley experts provide services to ensure successful, rapid entry to the US.

Visa / Immigration Matters

Citizens of foreign countries with questions about work visas or other immigration matters should contact In 2 USA NOW! member Ron Rose, Esq. at Rose Carson Kaplan Choi & White LLP.

Accounting and Taxation

The following colleagues in the US provide advice on accounting and domestic and international tax issues:

International Professionals

The following are professionals in other countries with whom Dana Shultz has coordinated services for the benefit of their mutual clients:

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  1. Quora

    Hi Dana, I’m an international student on the F1 and I’m about to receive my OPT. I have a big idea for a startup and I’m wondering what are the laws that apply to me for doing this? Thank you in advanced….

    I recommend that you start at my blog’s Foreign Countries page (http://danashultz.com/blog/foreign-countries/), then read the posts to which that page links, and the posts linked to from those posts. If you have additional Qs, please send me an e-mail…

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    Being an indian can a person set up an inc. company in the US?…

    Given the Topics associated with your Q, I will not address the practical aspects of achieving success at the level of Google or Facebook. Based on my experience helping approximately 30 foreign clients start businesses here in the U.S., I can provide …

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    Is it possible to make a US company if I’m not a citizen?…

    Yes, a non-U.S. citizen can start a company here in the U.S. I have helped ~30 foreign clients go through the process, and I have blogged extensively on this topic. I recommend that you start at my blog’s Foreign Countries page (http://danashultz.com/

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    How can a non-US citizen register LLC company in the US?…

    I have helped more than 30 foreign clients establish or build their businesses in the U.S. (without their having to visit in person). I believe that Peter’s answer is misleading in that it merely addresses the mechanical aspects of forming a corporati…

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    How does a foreign citizen set up a company in the US with a registered trademark?…

    Having been asked to answer this Q, and being located in CA, and having helped more than 30 foreign clients build their businesses in the U.S…. You cannot go through this process successfully by yourself. If you wish to learn more about the process, …

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    What is the most cost efficient way to start a consulting firm or subsidiary in the US of an Indian parent company?…

    I have blogged extensively about the legal and related challenges foreign companies face coming to the US (having helped more that 30 foreign clients through the process). I recommend that you go to my blog’s Foreign Countries page (http://danashultz….

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    Can a Canadian found an S Corp that will be funded by venture capital investors?…

    I have helped dozens of foreign clients form corporations in the US and have blogged extensively on on the process. I recommend that you start at my blog’s Foreign Countries page (http://danashultz.com/blog/foreign-countries/) and follow links from th…

  8. Quora

    Can I open a company (on my name) in the U.S. being outside of the country and without going there?…

    Short answer: Yes, in theory. Somewhat longer addition to answer: However, if you try to do it yourself you probably will have a difficult time getting everything done correctly – even if you read all available online resources (you might find it helpf…

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