21 episodes

US immigration laws are one of the biggest challenges for startups trying to enter the US market. This podcast is about US immigration issues for startup founders and international entrepreneurs. US-based startups/employers struggle to hire talented minds who often need work visas. International entrepreneurs and founders need to navigate the US immigration maze to understand how to enter the US market legally. Tahmina Watson, author of the book The Startup Visa (2nd edition) and a Business Insider listed top immigration lawyer for startups has been working in this field since 2006. She has been a staunch advocate for a Startup Visa in the US and worked closely with the Obama administration on the International Entrepreneur Parole program. Follow her on LinkedIn to see all her work on startup visa issues and immigration in general. If you have questions, you can send questions from her website at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com

The Startup Visa Podcast Tahmina Watson

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US immigration laws are one of the biggest challenges for startups trying to enter the US market. This podcast is about US immigration issues for startup founders and international entrepreneurs. US-based startups/employers struggle to hire talented minds who often need work visas. International entrepreneurs and founders need to navigate the US immigration maze to understand how to enter the US market legally. Tahmina Watson, author of the book The Startup Visa (2nd edition) and a Business Insider listed top immigration lawyer for startups has been working in this field since 2006. She has been a staunch advocate for a Startup Visa in the US and worked closely with the Obama administration on the International Entrepreneur Parole program. Follow her on LinkedIn to see all her work on startup visa issues and immigration in general. If you have questions, you can send questions from her website at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    Show #5 Sridhar Katta, CEO and Founder, TruVs.com

    Show #5 Sridhar Katta, CEO and Founder, TruVs.com

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast. In this episode, I am honored to speak with Sridhar Katta, CEO and Founder of TruVs.com. TruVs Inc, is a modern business and technology consulting company. They help their customers modernize their business operations using world class business processes and cutting edge technologies. Hear Sridhar share about his immigrant entrepreneur experience and why he believes we need a #startupvisa!  

    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa which is now available for order here!
    The inaugural season is sponsored by Masterplans. With more than 20 years’ experience and over 18,000 business plans under their belt, they deliver best-in-class research, financial modeling, and strategic direction--allowing you to do what you do best. Check out Masterplans at masterplans.com or call their team at 877-453-2011.

    Check out our immigration legal services for those in the startup ecosystem by visiting us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com. It is our pleasure to serve international entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, and top global talent.

    The inaugural season of the Startup Visa podcast is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt; music by Gvidon titled “Success Starts With a Dream”, and Tokyo Music Walker titled “Way Home”;  and collaboration with TJ Productions.

    Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.

    Find us on social media:

    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 27 min
    Show #4 Marko Issever, CEO and Founder, America EB5 Visa

    Show #4 Marko Issever, CEO and Founder, America EB5 Visa

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast. In this episode, I am honored to speak with Marko Issever, CEO and Founder of America EB5 Visa. America EB-5 Visa aims to connect international investors aiming to immigrate to the United States while making a meaningful financial contribution in the form of an investment, typically on a real estate project with seekers of these investments.

    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa which is now available for order here!
    The inaugural season is sponsored by Masterplans. With more than 20 years’ experience and over 18,000 business plans under their belt, they deliver best-in-class research, financial modeling, and strategic direction--allowing you to do what you do best. Check out Masterplans at masterplans.com or call their team at 877-453-2011.

    Check out our immigration legal services for those in the startup ecosystem by visiting us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com. It is our pleasure to serve international entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, and top global talent.

    The inaugural season of the Startup Visa podcast is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt; music by Gvidon titled “Success Starts With a Dream”, and Tokyo Music Walker titled “Way Home”;  and collaboration with TJ Productions.

    Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.

    Find us on social media:

    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 44 min
    Show #3 Gavin Johnson, Attorney, Immix Law

    Show #3 Gavin Johnson, Attorney, Immix Law

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast. In this episode, I am honored to speak with Gavin Johnson, Attorney at Immix Law. As both an entrepreneur and business attorney with an active presence within the Washington State startup scene, Gavin assists clients from early concept stage to clients navigating complex mergers and acquisitions. With his legal and business experience, Gavin focuses on protecting and empowering his clients across an array of industries.
    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa which is now available for order here!
    The inaugural season is sponsored by Masterplans. With more than 20 years’ experience and over 18,000 business plans under their belt, they deliver best-in-class research, financial modeling, and strategic direction--allowing you to do what you do best. Check out Masterplans at masterplans.com or call their team at 877-453-2011.
    Check out our immigration legal services for those in the startup ecosystem by visiting us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com. It is our pleasure to serve international entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, and top global talent. 
    The inaugural season of the Startup Visa podcast is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt; music by Gvidon titled “Success Starts With a Dream”, and Tokyo Music Walker titled “Way Home”;  and collaboration with TJ Productions. 
    Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.
    Find us on social media:
    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 31 min
    Show #2 Jeremy L. Neufeld, Senior Immigration Fellow, Institute for Progress

    Show #2 Jeremy L. Neufeld, Senior Immigration Fellow, Institute for Progress

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast (all episodes linked here). In this episode, I am honored to speak with Jeremy L. Neufeld, Senior Immigration Fellow at Institute for Progress. Previously, he was an immigration policy analyst at the Niskanen Center. His work has been cited in numerous outlets including the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and MSNBC. He graduated with a B.S. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park and is currently an economics Ph.D. student at George Mason University.

    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa which is now available for order here!
    The inaugural season is sponsored by Masterplans. With more than 20 years’ experience and over 18,000 business plans under their belt, they deliver best-in-class research, financial modeling, and strategic direction--allowing you to do what you do best. Check out Masterplans at masterplans.com or call their team at 877-453-2011.

    Check out our immigration legal services for those in the startup ecosystem by visiting us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com. It is our pleasure to serve international entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, and top global talent.

    The inaugural season of the Startup Visa podcast is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt; music by Gvidon titled “Success Starts With a Dream”, and Tokyo Music Walker titled “Way Home”;  and collaboration with TJ Productions.

    Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.

    Find us on social media:

    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 24 min
    Show #1 William Dean, VP of Immigration, Masterplans

    Show #1 William Dean, VP of Immigration, Masterplans

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast. In this episode, I am honored to speak with William Dean, VP of Immigration at Masterplans. William has frequently been a featured panelist at the EB-5 Investors Conference, having spoken on direct investment, business visa options, and franchising. He is also a contributing author to the magazine, writing about job calculations for EB-5 petitioners and the hurdles of the L-1 visa platform.
    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa  which is now available for order here!
    The inaugural season is sponsored by Masterplans. With more than 20 years’ experience and over 18,000 business plans under their belt, they deliver best-in-class research, financial modeling, and strategic direction--allowing you to do what you do best. Check out Masterplans at masterplans.com or call their team at 877-453-2011.
    Check out our immigration legal services for those in the startup ecosystem by visiting us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com. It is our pleasure to serve international entrepreneurs, founders, business owners, and top global talent. 
    The inaugural season of the Startup Visa podcast is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt; music by Gvidon titled “Success Starts With a Dream”, and Tokyo Music Walker titled “Way Home”;  and collaboration with TJ Productions. 
    Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.
    Find us on social media:
    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 31 min
    Jordan Lawrence, Business Development Associate at Houston EB-5

    Jordan Lawrence, Business Development Associate at Houston EB-5

    Thank you for tuning in to The Startup Visa Podcast. Today I have the honor of speaking with Jordan Lawrence, Business Development Associate as Houston EB-5. Developing new relationships with partners in the immigration investment industry is at the heart of what Jordan Lawrence does. Cultivating a network that spans attorneys, wealth managers, international realtors, private bankers and more, Mr. Lawrence is tasked with helping promote awareness of immigration solutions. Check out Houston EB-5 at their website linked here.

    The Startup Visa Podcast is a podcast on US immigration for startups, investors, and entrepreneurs. This podcast coincides with the launch of the 2nd Edition of my book, The Startup Visa  which is now available for order here!
    The Startup Visa series is produced and edited by Cambria Judd Babbitt. Be sure to follow me on my Amazon Author page, my author website www.tahminawatson.com as well as my usual blog at www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com.
    Find us on social media:
    LinkedIn - Watson Immigration Law and Tahmina Watson
    Twitter - @TahminaTalks
    Instagram - @TahminaTalks
    Facebook - Watson Immigration Law
    Find us at watsonimmigrationlaw.com

    • 39 min

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