Get To Know The EIC Team – René Avendaño

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...
Credit Karma CEO on Success As An Immigrant

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...
10 Easy Steps to an EB-5 Visa

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...
The Amazing Story of Turkish Immigrant, Hamdi Ulukaya

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....
Get To Know The EIC Team – Blake Balch

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...
Opening A Checking or Savings Account In The US As A Foreigner

Opening A Checking or Savings Account In The US As A Foreigner

A non-U.S. citizen can open a checking or savings account in the United States quite easily. Here’s a brief process on how to do that but note that some banks and states may have different procedures: – For non-residents two forms of personal ID is needed...