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Doing Business in the USA
 

On this page, you will find a quick description of resources available for companies in Bermuda considering investments in the United States and some suggestions for getting started.

Investing in the USA
President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states—the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

Getting Started

  1. Visit the SelectUSA.gov website to obtain general information about investing in the United States. SelectUSA highlights the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business and investment.  From a vast domestic market, to a transparent legal system, to the most innovative companies in the world, America is the place for business.  At SelectUSA you can browse business incentives offered by different states and territories.
  2. Contact the Economic/Commercial section at the U.S. Consulate General to discuss your interests and needs.  

Visas
For information regarding business visas please visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/ or our Visa Section for detailed information.

Spotlight Event

  • Entrepreneurs Exchange
    Entrepreneurs Exchange
    Are you curious about how to start your own business and at the same time help your community? On November 13, 2014 at 15:00 GMT, join Eric Wilson, CEO of Nobel Impact and Andy Rabens, Acting Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues as they discuss the steps to creating your dream business that also helps out your community with alumni from different Department of State exchange programs.
  • Entrepreneurship 101: Who Is Your Customer?
    Entrepreneurship 101: Who Is Your Customer?

    Free Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offered. The U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) will offer “Entrepreneurship 101: Who Is Your Customer?”  Starting on March 18, participants may take the course at their leisure online at any location, including during regular opening hours at the BEDC.  U.S. Department of State exchange alumnae Erica Smith, Acting Executive Director of the BEDC, will facilitate discussions on course content once every week.  Those wishing to learn about entrepreneurship should enroll online at https://www.edx.org/course/mitx/mitx-15-390x-entrepreneurship-101-who-1312  and then register with the BEDC at info@bedc.bm.  Course discussions will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays beginning on March 18, 2014, and ending on April 22, 2014.  The discussions, which are required, will be held in the BEDC Training Room at Sofia House, 48 Church Street in Hamilton.