🇺🇸 For many high-growth enterprises, there’s nowhere better to start and grow than Europe, and nowhere better to expand and raise later-stage funding than the United States.
The US offers the promise of massive commercial opportunities and plentiful venture and growth capital. However, doing business and raising money in an unfamiliar, highly competitive environment requires thoughtful advance planning and clinical execution.
In this facilitated Q&A session, we discussed best practices for navigating the logistical aspects of launching and operating a European business in the States and setting and meeting expectations for US later-stage funding.
The discussion was moderated by Anna Andersson, Head of Platform at Pretiosum Ventures. The speaker is Daniel Glazer, who heads the US Expansion group at Silicon Valley-headquartered Wilson Sonsini. Dan leads Wilson’s London office, which provides US access and support to technology-driven European companies through their US life cycle – US launch, expansion, fundraising, partnerships, M&A and IPO.
The following questions were answered: