Category: Startup

USCIS Proposed a Pre-registration Rule for FY 2020 H-1B Cap Petitions

News: On 12/03/2018, the USCIS proposed a pre-registration rule for Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B cap and advanced degree exemption petitions effective as early as April 1, 2019 H-1B cap filing date.

On 12/03/2018, the USCIS proposed a rule that would require employer petitioners seeking to file H-1B petitions subject to the regular cap, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, to first electronically register with the USCIS during a designated registration period. The proposed rule would also reverse the order by which USCIS selects H-1B petitions under the H-1B cap and the advanced degree exemption. Here is the full text published on Federal Register. Continue reading “USCIS Proposed a Pre-registration Rule for FY 2020 H-1B Cap Petitions”

Overview of Startup Seed Financing for Startup Founders

This article is written to provide an overview of seed round of financing for early-stage startup companies. We’ll describe the most frequently used types of seed financing instruments, including convertible notes, simple agreements for future equity (SAFEs), Series Seed convertible preferred stock, and common stock. Therefore we can help startup founders to understand better on choosing the instrument fits their company’s needs. Continue reading “Overview of Startup Seed Financing for Startup Founders”