American Companies seeking funding from EB-5 Immigrant Investment
Your company must be a commercial enterprise, a businesses that participates in for-profit activity and lawful operation. Acceptable business types include: sole proprietorships, partnerships (limited or general), joint ventures, corporations, businesses trusts or other entity which may be publicly or privately owned. Holding companies and their subsidiaries do fall under this definition, assuming that each party is operating lawfully and is for-profit. However, owning and operating a home for personal use does not fall under this definition of a commercial enterprise.
Additionally your business must be a new commercial enterprise, which is defined as being established after November 29, 1990. A business established on or before November 29,1990 may qualify as a new commercial enterprise if the business was purchased or acquired and re-formed constituting a new entity. Additionally, a company established on or before November 29,1990 may qualify if through the EB-5 investment the business experiences 40% growth in net worth or employees.