US Startup Stories

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US Startup Stories

Date: 13 Sep 2017, 8:30 - 12:00

Host: Deloitte, Weidekampsgade 6, 2300 Copenhagen

What’s it really like to expand into the US?  Join us to hear the “war stories” and learn from some who have tried it

Your business is up and running and you are in growth mode, considering or already with some foothold in the US.  Now you want to take the next step and get more serious about the US. Where should you locate? How should you select the best US team? Are you allowed to sell your product or service across the whole US? What about cross-border pricing and tax issues? What else should you think about?

Join us to learn more about what to consider and how to avoid headaches and mistakes. Hear from a few Danish companies who’ve already tried it, and meet companies with similar challenges to build your network for the future!

Agenda

8:30
Registration

8:55 
Welcome
Einar Dyrhauge, Executive Director, Danish-American Business Forum                               

9:00 
Initial considerations when expanding to US
Thomas Thorup, Attorney (California), Advokat (H) (Denmark), Thomas Martin Law
Check list of things you need to consider as you expand in the US (IP, incorporation, location, etc)

9:30
Cross border pricing and tax issues – how to avoid mistakes 
Speaker from Deloitte

10:00
Coffee and Networking Break

10:15
Company Case#1: Siteimprove US 

10:45
Company Case 2: Managing expansion in the US
Soren Friis, Head of North America, Flying Tiger Copenhagen
How has Flying Tiger entered and grown in US? Key hurdles and learnings. How to be an American company but preserve the Danish roots?

11:15
Wrapup and Q&A

11:30
Light networking lunch

Note: this event is free for Deloitte guests, members of DABF and first-time guests who might consider eventual membership. To explore becoming a DABF member, read more at About DABF or contact us here.  All our events are in English!

 

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