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Friday, February 12 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Startup Immigration

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Immigrant entrepreneurs contribute significantly to the startup economy of Texas and the United States. Foreign-born entrepreneurs are twice as likely as native-born Americans to start a business and almost half of the top 50 venture-backed companies annually are founded or cofounded by an immigrant. 

Join a roundtable discussion of immigration attorneys and advocates about policies, programs, and strategies you and your startup can utilize to advance San Antonio's innovation economy. 

Moderators
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Peter French

Founder, FreeFlow Research
Peter French is a social entrepreneur with a diverse career that includes real estate development, placemaking, public-private partnerships, and strategic planning work up and down the I-35 corridor. Peter served as past President of Café Commerce, a one-stop entrepreneurship and small business resource center in San Antonio, and is currently the Director of Operations for the 2,200 acre mixed-use Plum Creek Development in Kyle. Peter... Read More →

Speakers
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Jason Finkelman

Immigration Attorney (Austin), Finkelman Immigration Law Firm
Jason Finkelman is an immigration Attorney working with domestic and foreign businesses, as well as international individuals in a variety of employment-based and family-based immigration matters.  He represents U.S. and international companies, entrepreneurs, investors, business-owners, executives, professionals, skilled workers, students, and families in obtaining employment visas, lawful permanent residence ("green cards") and U.S... Read More →

Sponsors
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San Antonio Entrepreneur Center

San Antonio Entrepreneur Center
Founded in the heart of downtown San Antonio, the San Antonio Entrepreneur Center (SAEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support structure focused on stimulating job growth and driving the San Antonio economy. Born from a shared vision among small business and entrepreneurship advocates, the SAEC believes investment in entrepreneurs is investment in the community. From creating jobs to triggering economic growth and generating local revenue, the value... Read More →


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