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Kerala Branch
Workshop on “The Opportunities & Challenges in Starting US Operations”
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce-Kerala and TiE-Kerala jointly organized a Workshop on “The Opportunities &
Challenges in Starting US Operations” on 22
nd
August, 2013 at IMA House, Kochi. Mr. Prakash Iyer, President, VXL
Services Inc., made the presentation during the Workshop.
Mr. Iyer in his presentation focused on the topics viz. How to plan to start a business in the U.S., making key financial
decisions and completing a series of activities. The Workshop covered all the steps which make the entrepreneurial
journey to US a lot easier. The Workshop also covered the following topics of interest to most Indian entrepreneurs who
plan to enter the US market:
- A brief introduction to the US market along with some interesting facts.
- Opportunities for Indian companies and small entrepreneurs.
- Broad challenges and issues to be considered while setting up operations.
- Understanding the corporate structure, how to set up an office and hire employees.
- Accounting, Tax, Immigration and other regulatory issues.
Mr. Prakash Iyer, President, VXL Services Inc. addressing the audience