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Get To Know The EIC Team – René Avendaño

Meet René Avendaño! He is the Director of Latina America operations here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What do you do at EIC, Rene`? As a Director, I manage key accounts and the Latin American strategies. ✔️ What's the favorite part of your job? Being part of a team...

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Credit Karma CEO on Success As An Immigrant

Kenneth Lin immigrated to the U.S. from China at the age of 4. His dad worked late hours, six days a week and his mom held multiple jobs and cooked for local bakeries. “They were always starting something,” says Lin. “I saw that growing up and I think in many ways it...

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10 Easy Steps to an EB-5 Visa

1) Confirm your eligibility. We need to confirm you as an “accredited” investor in order to show you any of our investment options. 2) Select your investment. We can show you the details of several investments and you can select the investment which appeals most to...

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The Amazing Story of Turkish Immigrant, Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya is a true rags to riches story – a beautiful example of the American Dream come to life. He founded Chobani, a $4Bln company and he personally has an estimated net worth of $1.8 billion. So, who is he? - Hamdi Ulukaya was born in 1972 in Turkey. - Moved...

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Get To Know The EIC Team – Blake Balch

Meet Blake Balch! He is the Director of Client Relations & Business Development here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What's the favorite part of your job, Blake? I enjoy getting to use skills and experience I have gained working at U.S. Department of State. At the State...

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INDIAN-AMERICANS Are Enjoying A Dazzling Coming-out Party

For years Indian Americans were stereotyped as convenience-store owners and overachieving children. Now, they are in a position of influence in American politics, media, entertainment and the arts. This year, a record 80 Indian-American candidates are running for...

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Get To Know The EIC Team – Binsi Devadasan

Meet Binsi Devadasan! She is our Executive Assistant here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What do you do at EIC, Binsi? I help coordinate and perform various tasks that help our team meet their goals, and ensure the office run smoothly. I also assist in scheduling...

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Indian-American Restaurant Owners – Avtar Walia

Tamarind Tribeca, 99 Hudson Street at Franklin Street, is a 11,000 square foot, spacious restaurant with a seating capacity of 175 people, arranged on two different levels. The first floor has the dining room, bar and cocktail lounge whereas the second floor, a 1,500...

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EB-5 Visas Limits

EB-5 has a limitation is approximately 10,000 visas per year set by Congress, this includes family members. Since there are three members in a family, 3000 families can immigrate to US through EB-5. There are also limits for each country. About 3,000 visas set aside...

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Get To Know The EIC Team – Bruce Matzner

Meet Bruce Matzner! He is the Director of Business Strategy here at Ellis Island Capital. - What do you do at EIC, Bruce? I lead our Special Projects efforts. EIC has so many opportunities, it is important to concentrate our efforts on the best ones. Then, where...

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Places To See In The US – Millennium Park, Chicago

Originally established to celebrate the 2000 millennium year the site was opened 4 years later in 2004. Chicago gets hot in the summer. Cool down at Millennium Park, where giant images of Chicagoans’ faces, broadcasted on a 50-foot-high glass tower, emit a cool...

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