Coming to America: US Expansion and Fundraising During COVID-19

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Advice on how to push forward with expansion plans to the US and fundraising in uncertain times.

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In this facilitated Q&A session, we will discuss best practices for navigating the logistical aspects of launching and operating a UK business in the States, and setting and meeting expectations for US later-stage funding.

This session will be run by Programme partners Dan Glazer from Wilson Sonsini (WS)., and moderated by Amrit Kang, US Business Manager on the Mayor's International Business Programme.

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Daniel Glazer leads the US Expansion group at Silicon Valley-headquartered Wilson Sonsini. He is the Managing Partner of Wilson’s London office, which provides US access and support to technology-driven UK companies through their US life cycle – US launch, expansion, fundraising, partnerships, M&A and IPO.

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- Domestic and cross-border fundraising dynamics

- Managing cross-border operations and hiring

- Competing for US business remotely

- Lessons learned from the end of the Dot-com bubble and the Global Financial Crisis

- Preparing for a downturn and an upturn

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