Andrew is excited to announce that Georgian citizens will soon be able to travel throughout the European Union without a visa. The law will be in effect at some point in 2016, so stay tuned for more information on Nomad Capitalist’s website. Today’s guest is Paige Donner, a startup entrepreneur based in Paris, France. She talks about starting her food and wine business and her experiences as a foreigner in France.

Key Takeaways:

Andrew’s Editorial:

[1:35] Georgia is still the easiest place to open a bank account.

[2:55] Georgian passport holders can now travel visa-free throughout the EU.

[4:25] Singapore citizenship is difficult.

[7:45] Be careful who you listen to.

[9:40] Georgia is definitely an up and coming country.

[11:30] Andrew is looking for 4-5 people interested in planting more flags with him.

Interview:

[16:40] How did Paige become an entrepreneur?

[18:10] What was the transition like for Paige when she moved to Paris?

[23:20] Paige is filling a gap in the France market.

[25:35] Localize your business based on the region or city, don’t try to cover the entire country.

[31:05] What kind of challenges did Paige encounter when starting a business in France?

[37:25] Is it difficult to become a French citizen?

The Lighting Round:

[39:15] One business – Food and wine

[39:55] One country – France

[40:20] One book – Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

[41:30] One tool – Facetime

Listener Question:

[44:35] What’s the process to finding good tenants and taking care of your property overseas?

[46:35] Invest in something you can handle.

[47:25] Good service providers are hard to find.

[48:50] Want to be successful? Have a strong network.

[50:55] By going to the Passport to Freedom event in Cancun, you will be exposed to a greater network of like-minded people.

[53:10] You can use Google, but it’s not always the best way to go.

[55:35] Feel free to email Andrew with any questions you might have.

Mentioned in This Episode:

https://nomadcapitalist.com/

https://nomadcapitalist.com/2015/12/21/easiest-place-to-open-a-bank-account/

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http://parisfoodandwine.net/

Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

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