StartUp News

3 Green Card Alternatives to the EB-5 Program for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

January 19, 2021

Like the proverbial Yellow Brick Road, the U.S. immigration system is filled with many complexities, uncertainties and unknowns. Sometimes the most well-known path to permanent residence (green card status) for entrepreneurs is not always the quickest or easiest. Here, we pull back the curtain to discuss some often-overlooked strategies for obtaining a green card.


Entrepreneurs Guide to SBA Loans


As an entrepreneur, it's important to have a full grasp of all the funding options available to you. Many business owners seek out initial loans from banks, friends and family, and other outside investors, but if you've exhausted all of these options, it may be time to look into SBA loans.


Newsom Denies Criticism that CA is Unfriendly for Businesses

January 18, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom forcefully pushed back Friday on criticisms that California is becoming unfriendly for business, pointing to “all the new billionaires” created by initial public offerings and noting that its richest people are “doing pretty damn well.”

The Democratic governor’s comments came as he outlined his proposed $227 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which featured a $15 billion windfall despite the recession caused by the pandemic. California’s budget relies heavily on personal income tax, particularly from the richest people, and the budget estimates demonstrate that California’s richest continue to prosper while lower-income people are hit hardest from job losses.