Getting started in the US
Confirm the market opportunity
1. The LBTC can help you with market research to see if the US is where you should be with your product and/or service
2. It is important to make sure that your activity is legal in the US, you must respect US regulatory requirements with respect to intellectual property protection as well as applicable US standards and regulations.
3. It is also important to adapt your product/service to the US market, you can do this by translating your brochures into English, learn the English language, and adapt to cultural differences.
Identify and contact distributors and sales prospects
Are you looking to distribute your products and services through a local agent or distributor? The LBTC can assist in finding local professionals in your sector.
Find a location that meets your needs
Figure out which legal structure is best for your organization
Familiarize yourself with US tax regulations
Hire your first employees
Obtain necessary immigration papers