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Global Entrepreneurs: Join us Sept. 12th – Sept. 16th, 2016 for #SUMTech16

#SUMTech, occurring from Monday, September 12th to Friday, September 16th, 2016, is an annual event conceived and produced by the CEO of SUM Innovation, Mathew Heggem. Originally created in 2014 to address the gap between technologists, accountants and entrepreneurs, SUMTech has since transformed into a multi-faceted, thought-leadership platform the includes webinars, live events and digital deliverables.

Designed to address key issues facing the entrepreneurial and business community that SUM Innovation serves, a.k.a. the SUM Ecosystem, this year’s summit will answer the questions:

“What does it take to succeed as a global entrepreneur & how do we make US-expansion a reality for more international startups?”

Whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur looking to access a US customer base or a well-established
business looking to expand your physical presence in the States, this summit is a great resource for

“This platform is about providing a means to an end: we want our global entrepreneurs to thrive in the US market and we want to lower that barrier of entry.” Mathew Heggem, Founder of SUMTech & CEO of SUM Innovation.

#SUMTech16 includes a series of webinars developed by this year’s International Advisory Committee,
including U.S. Immigration Attorney Steve Maggi, Esq. (SMA Law Firm), Corporate Legal Attorney Anne Wolfson (Anne Wolfson, PLLC), Maia T. Spilman, Esq./CIPP, Information Privacy & Intellectual Property Attorney (The Law Office of Maia T. Spilman, LLC), personal finance advisor Simon Brady, CFP® (Anglia Advisors), Dale Mason (The Wolf Group, PC), the team of accounting & growth consultants at SUM Innovation and more!


Are you located in NYC?
Attend our live events.


Monday, September 12th @ 6:30 PM EST


Bring your business cards and join us for this casual networking event at the Offices of SUM Innovation. Meet the Advisory Committee, Partners, and other professionals working with the global business community.
Light food & drink included.

Wednesday, September 14th @ 6:30 PM EST


Join us at co-working space Grind for SUMtech signature panel discussion moderated by CEO of SUM Innovation Mathew Heggem, as we begin the conversation on Global Entrepreneurship and US-Expansion Strategy.

Monday’s networking event is $20 and the Panel Discussion is $35;
but, if you join us for both you can

SAVE $10 by ordering the COMBO Package
at www.sumtech16.com


Not in NYC? Can’t make the live events?
Check out these FREE webinars created by the Advisory Committee.


Monday, September 12th @ 12:30 PM EST

“So You Are Coming To America? Congratulations! Now What? A guide to the tax and financial landscape facing foreign nationals newly-arrived in the US.”
Presented by Simon Brady, CFP® & Dale Mason.

Tuesday, September 13th @ 12:30 PM EST

“Do I Really Need a US Lawyer? I’m Not Going to Sue Anyone!”
Presented by Anne Wolfson, Esq. & Maia Spilman, Esq.

Wednesday, September 14th @ 12:30 PM EST

“U.S. Visas for Foreign Entrepreneurs, Companies and Startups: Different Paths”
Presented by Steve Maggi, Esq.

Thursday, September 15th @ 12:30 PM EST

“Growth Metrics for Success & Leveraging Accounting Pros in the US”
Presented by SUM Innovation’s Director of Accounting Alex Tahan.


Special thanks to our partners The European American Chamber of Commerce, BDP International, & Blue Marble Payroll. To learn more about #SUMtech16 and to register to attend all or part of this year’s summit by visiting www.sumtech16.com. To learn more about SUM Innovation, visit www.suminnovation.com.

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