SelectUSA is holding the programme in four cities from tomorrow
GN Bureau | October 12, 2015
India has been wooing industrialists from all over the world. Now, in a first, the US Department of Commerce’s “SelectUSA” programme will hold India Road Show from tomorrow (October 13) to October 16 across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
The road show will have a half-day seminar with sessions by American professionals on investment visas, legal and financial issues, investment incentives, and successful investment strategies. This will be followed by one-on-one consultations with a range of participating US states.
The US delegation is being led by SelectUSA Executive Director Vinai Thummalapally. The ‘SelectUSA’ programme was launched in 2011 by president Barack Obama to promote business investment into the country.
The foundation stone for such a programme was put on paper with an agreement between The SelectUSA initiative and the Silicon Valley chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). They signed a memorandum of intent to work together to provide Indian entrepreneurs the data and assistance they need to facilitate their expansion into the United States.
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