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Wednesday, 18th May

June 09, 2016 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM | Location: Runway Incubator San Francisco, CA

Global Expansion: How to get it right the first Time


International expansion done right is critical for sustainable long-term growth of companies. However, over 75% of international business expansion initiatives fail – costing significant investments in time, money, and opportunity.
Join us for an insightful evening about “Going Global” and bring your questions for the experts:
German Entrepreneurs will share strategic insights about their startup journey in both California and Germany.  Meet the founders and benefit from their insights on both sides of the Atlantic.
A panel discussion of tax, law, and go-to-market experts will feature real-world insights, examples, and practical tips for companies going global, such as:

  • Steps companies should take to ensure they are truly prepared to expand
  • Creating the optimal legal structure
  • Tax and compliance issues that often sidetrack expanding companies
  • Countries that are the easiest and hardest to expand into and why
  • Best practices and practical approach to hiring overseas
  • How to establish effective communications between the home office and the foreign offices
  • The roles VCs and board members can and should play



Early Bird until June 2nd:
GABA members: $10
Non-members: $15

GABA members: $20
Non-members: $25

Day of Event: $50


Runway Incubator
1355 Market Street
Suite 488
San Francisco, CA 94103


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