One of the number one concerns U.K. companies express in preparing for expansion is navigating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Irvine Gateway Expert Shep Bentley of Bentley Biomedical Consulting has been instrumental in helping U.K. companies access the U.S. market legally. In this webinar, Bentley details how companies can prioritize their time and resources to best seek FDA approval.
Irvine Gateway Expert Luis Vasquez, Associate Director of Venture Capital Collaboration at UC Irvine Beall Applied Innovation, in this webinar provides a description of the Orange County innovation ecosystem and University of California, Irvine’s role in that, as well as the services and support UCI provides to innovation-based companies.
Irvine Gateway expert Catherine Nguyen of Venturezen is an experienced banker specializing in commercial lending and international finance with 20 years of experience at both large- and mid-sized financial institutions. She has been instrumental in helping foreign direct investors understand the U.S. banking landscape, and an ally in attracting local business to Irvine. In this webinar, she answers top-level questions on banking in the U.S., including how to open a U.S. bank account, navigating foreign exchange risk, lending requirements, and how to transfer funds internationally.
Irvine Gateway Experts Andrew Bernstein and Alim Malik of Jackson Tidus in this webinar provide significant information on legal considerations for establishing a business in the U.S.—one of the top-rated concerns of U.K. companies considering expansion to Irvine. Experts in their industry, Bernstein and Malik are dedicated to aiding foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions that are critical for business success in the U.S.
Irvine Gateway Expert JC Ruffalo of Octane will provide an overview of the role Octane and its partners play in continuing to support and grow the innovation ecosystem in Southern California. Orange County has become nationally recognized for creating high-quality ideas, entrepreneurs, and a lifestyle to build sustainable growing businesses. JC is an expert in the industry, and dedicated to helping foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions that are critical for your business success. Also on the webinar is, Linda Pomeroy, Global Director of AstraZeneca, joining in from London to share her insights on the innovation ecosystem and her LaunchPad experiences when she visited here in Irvine.
Irvine Gateway Expert Brian Montes of Scaleocity Works is an expert on delivering talent solutions that accelerate growth, minimize risk, and create a high-performance culture. In this webinar he shares his insight into the top 2020 U.S. Workforce trends and how those trends will be re-shaped in a post-pandemic world, so participants can maximize their operational preparedness.
Irvine Gateway Experts Greg Pfuffer and Tammy Johnson of Mueller Prost in this webinar highlight the financial and tax topics that are most often inquired about by companies participating in the Irvine Gateway webinar series. Pfuffer and Johnson provide insight into common U.S. and California taxes, tax incentives, small business resources, and start-up community resources to help companies feel more confident in their tax-related preparation.
Irvine Gateway Experts Synthia Laura Molina and Zenobia Walji from the CentralIQ and the xIQ family of companies in this webinar discuss on one of the top concerns when considering expansion into Irvine—entry into the U.S. Healthcare Market. Molina and Walji are experts in their industries, and dedicated in helping foreign direct investors make wise, informed decisions when navigating the local healthcare ecosystem. Here, they explain the bi-modal split between volume-focused and value-focused stakeholders, so participants can create compelling value propositions, navigate the heterogenous, multi-payor U.S. healthcare system, and gain a foothold for growth.
Irvine Gateway Expert Angie Rupert of Rupert Law Group is an E2 investor visa attorney and has been a reliable and valuable resource to U.K. companies looking to expand into the U.S. In this webinar, Rupert outlines the two most commonly required Visas for foreign direct investors and their staff, L1 and E2 Visas.
Irvine Gateway Expert Lynn Stewart of California State University, Fullerton in this webinar discusses the workforce development programs and local financial incentives companies have available to them to help them establish and grow their business.