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Fundamentals for Startups: What Founders & Early Stage Companies Need to Know about U.S. Immigration

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


According to U.S. Census Bureau data, over 70% of STEM workers in the core working age group (ages 25-44) in Silicon Valley are foreign born. The numbers are equally stark for other technical hubs. If you are building a technology company and don’t want to pass up access to this pool of talent, it is statistically essential to understand U.S. immigration basics. Come learn more from Ting Ni, a San Francisco-based corporate immigration attorney about U.S. immigration basics.

– Top five corporate immigration tips for founders
– Budgeting for immigration
– Trends in the Trump era

Ting Ni:
Ting began her immigration career over ten years ago, working on visa and green card cases for researchers, scientists, and academics. Before co-founding ImmiPartner, she worked with a large corporate immigration firm in San Francisco, leading the firm’s High Growth practice. Her clients range from pre-seed startups to large multinational corporations. She has been an invited speaker on topics related to immigration strategies at various incubators, accelerators, and VC firms. Ting is admitted to practice law in California and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Fundamentals for Startups is a weekly one-hour lecture series featuring notable experts who share startup-related information, experience, and insights with our entrepreneurial community. From raising capital to scaling to exit strategies, these seasoned guest speakers deliver valuable content designed to help startups and entrepreneurs thrive. Lectures are typically 30-40 mins, followed by open Q&A.

Each lecture is filmed, live streamed and archived on CoMotion’s Startup Training Videos page.

Light refreshments will be served. These lectures are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with the UW or a startup to join, but please pre-register. We hope to see you there!


January 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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