Startup VIsa Strikes Again

These stories are sort of mind-boggling:

Bostjan Spetic’s problem isn’t running a U.S. business. It’s running a business while in the U.S.

His company Zemanta Ltd. is experiencing success here, having recently raised an additional $3 million to grow its New York-based team. The problem is that visa troubles are keeping Spetic back in his home country of Slovenia.

Spetic has been in the U.S. for about a year, but his visa extension request was denied two weeks ago soon after receiving the funding. He’s now trying to figure out how to reapply.

?More here.

 

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