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‘Lawyer Up’
Scaling
22 Feb 2018

‘Lawyer Up’

Chris Wade of Isomer Capital puts the difference succinctly: “In the US, lawyers are part of the competitive dynamic, whereas in Europe they...
Written by Octopus Ventures
Overcoming US Expansion Challenges:
US expansion
20 Nov 2017

Overcoming US Expansion Challenges:

Oliver, an Englishman in New York. we’ve heard that one before. What are you doing in the Big Apple? Cliché, I know! I joined the Octopus...
Written by Oliver Birch
Question the Questions:
Scaling
25 Oct 2017

Question the Questions:

The below is an excerpt of Octopus Ventures’ report on US expansion, “Question the Questions.” To read the full report, scroll down to...
Written by Octopus Ventures
US Stock Options Primer:
US expansion
9 Jun 2017

US Stock Options Primer:

Key terminology: Option — The opportunity for employees to purchase a fixed number of shares at a fixed price at a fixed point in the future;...
Written by Will Gibbs
Corporation Tax and Federal Taxes
US expansion
9 Jun 2017

Corporation Tax and Federal Taxes

Tax in the US operates at Federal, State and in many cases district level. Getting tax guidance in place should be seen as a key part of the...
Written by Will Gibbs
What is a PEO…
Building teams
26 May 2017

What is a PEO…

Professional Employment Organisations or “PEOs” Professional Employment Organisations, known in the US as “PEOs”, enable businesses...
Written by Will Gibbs
Employee Healthcare Benefits in the US
US expansion
26 May 2017

Employee Healthcare Benefits in the US

  What are the key components of US healthcare? When you are creating a healthcare scheme for your US full-time employees, your company...
Written by Will Gibbs
What benefits do you offer your team?
Building teams
26 May 2017

What benefits do you offer your team?

Beyond the basic benefits any US company would provide, there are many and varied ways to attract and maintain the best employees. The diplomacy...
Written by Tosin Agbabiaka
Launching in the US: Options
Scaling
2 Mar 2017

Launching in the US: Options

Most entrepreneurs have very personal views around the importance and role of options. If you are looking to have US employees with UK options...
Written by Octopus Ventures
Launching in the US: Insurance
Scaling
2 Feb 2017

Launching in the US: Insurance

Getting the correct insurance to cover the combined UK and US entities is important. There are some nuances in how insurance works compared to...
Written by Will Gibbs