For good reason, policymakers want an active dialogue with entrepreneurs who build the fast-growing companies that create jobs and keep America at the forefront of innovation. You have something in your hands today that consistently generates passion among startup executives.
The Startup Visa Act was just introduced by Sens. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. Let’s hope the third time is the charm for this legislation, first introduced in 2010. I’m encouraged — especially after seeing that the President’s recent proposal for immigration reform includes visas for foreign entrepreneurs starting businesses here and for foreign graduate students in science and math who want to work here post-graduation.
Read more of Kate’s thoughts on immigration and the Startup Act 3.0 at The Accelerators, a WSJ blog of startup mentors discussing strategies and challenges of creating a new business.