to the U.S. Market via Silicon Valley
During this webinar, the presenter will address the following topics relevant to startups outside the U.S contemplating expansion into the U.S. market via Silicon Valley:
1. Overview of the Silicon Valley ecosystem
2. Expansion avenues
3. Intellectual property issues
4. Immigration planning
5. Setting up your company in the U.S.
6. Overview of early stage financing options
Please come with your questions, concerns and scenarios.
About the Speaker:
Stan Lewandowski is a partner at Pillsbury and is based in Silicon Valley. Stan counsels domestic and international companies on optimal structuring, financing, operations, development and other strategic transactional issues.
Stan advises domestic and international emerging growth companies at every stage of development—from startup to liquidity. He handles a variety of corporate and strategic projects, including venture capital and private equity financings, joint ventures and M&A transactions. He also helps clients monetize their intellectual property through licensing and has deep involvement in clients’ day-to-day operations, advising on strategic issues such as structuring and formation, governance, and myriad commercial agreements.
Combining his experience representing international companies with his Silicon Valley background, Stan has worked closely with investors and companies on domestic, in-bound and out-bound transactions, as well as on-shore and off-shore structures.
Stan also has significant experience advising developers, their affiliates and investors, and financial institutions in connection with commercial and industrial distributed and utility-scale solar and wind projects, valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Stan earned his LL.M. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He received his master of laws and diploma from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. He also earned a diploma from the University of Cambridge in England.