Tech City UK Blog

In this, the final installment in a three-part series on US expansion and fundraising, Daniel Glazer explores key considerations for UK tech companies when operating and scaling their US business:  employee matters, managing litigation risk, negotiating strategic partnerships, and much more. 

Top 10 Challenges for UK Tech Companies After US Expansion (Part 1): We kick off our new series of posts by focusing on employees—some of the most critical and potentially challenging assets in the early stages of a cross-border expansion. Read more.

Top 10 Challenges for UK Tech Companies After US Expansion (Part 2): From managing sales and contracting with large companies to protecting key intellectual property, we tackle more critical challenges for UK companies after establishing a presence in the US. Read more.

Top 10 Challenges for UK Tech Companies After US Expansion (Part 3): Debunking the Silicon Valley Myth—Our quick look at more essential considerations for UK companies when raising early stage investment in the US. Read more.

Top 10 Challenges for UK Tech Companies After US Expansion (Part 4): Litigation risk is higher in the US than in most other countries. Don’t miss out on these guidelines for managing IP and other general US litigation risks. Read more.

Top 10 Challenges for UK Tech Companies After US Expansion (Part 5):  Addressing these critical US tax structuring and tax compliance issues at the beginning can save you from costly errors down the road. Read more.

Negotiating Technology Contracts with US Companies: Avoid these five pitfalls when entering into technology contracts with companies in the US. Read more.

Making UK Equity Plans Work for US Employees: Know the rules and adapt your equity compensation plans to give you the flexibility to deal with cross-border issues when they arise. Read more.

Termination of Employment Under US Law: It is never easy to fire people. Manage your risks by reviewing our guidance on ways to more carefully manage the US employee termination process. Read more.

Managing Early-Stage Legal Costs: Devote more time, money, and mental energy to your core business by reviewing our five easy tips for obtaining quality legal advice on a reasonable budget. Read more.

‘Expansion to the USA’ is part of the transatlantic partnership between Tech City UK and Silicon Valley-headquartered Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

To suggest topics you’d like to see addressed, or if you have questions on Launching in the USA, contact US Expansion Lead Daniel Glazer at daniel.glazer@wsgr.com.