They cross rivers and oceans, they overcome huge bureaucratic hurdles, they do whatever it takes to set up shop here. Immigrant entrepreneurs, once the lifeblood of American innovation, still want to come to America in droves. The money is here. The market is here. The infrastructure is here. The opportunity for high-tech companies in the U.S. is like no other.Rich Sloan, StartupNation’s chief Startupologist and co-founder takes you across the border to understand the appeal of the US in the eyes of Russian would-be immigrants.
Learn perspectives from Evgeny Zaytsev, partner with Asset Management Company, one of the original venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Evgeny immigrated, but more on point, shares with us the reasons behind the Russian imperative to come to America for opportunity as entrepreneurs. We review their challenges and their achievements.
Also hear from the global entrepreneur, Serguei Beloussov on his cell phone in Moscow. Serguei is an extraordinary entrepreneur who keeps full closets on several continents including here in the U.S. as he grows his global SWsoft business. He’s already generating big bucks. BIG bucks. His primary message: “It’s not about America, it’s about going global.”
Visit AmBAR for information about the Silicon Valley Open Doors technology investment conference mentioned during the show. The conference is held November 8-9, 2007.