The United States is fast becoming the investor’s hub. Startups are increasingly searching for US investors for 2 key reasons – Dollar value and US market access / knowledge. Seeking US investors for your Startup can be complex as it involves two different countries. It is therefore important to know about the matters concerning business and investments in both the countries. To be on safer side it is always advisable to do proper research before stepping into a task like funding or investing, be it in the country or from abroad.
Key considerations while dealing with a foreign country for business are:
- To be prepared with required documents, including accurate business records such as P&L statements
- To be aware of the country’s laws related to business, taxes, corporate laws, entrepreneurship, and investments
- Conduct an in-depth background research on the investing partners including any pending legal cases, financial outstanding obligations, other investments and other key areas
- Create a network of reliable references and business contacts
Isn’t it fascinating to visit a foreign country? Similarly for an entrepreneur it’s about discovering new opportunities to grow and expand their business. This process involves a few risks and challenges. Joining hands with investors of varied and unique experience helps the business eventually.