Expat Startups: Short-Term Jobs, Great Trips, Meeting People, New Apps


Few people are benefiting more from the boom in new communication technology than expats. Everything from Skype to WhatsApp has made staying in touch infinitely easier, be it singing Happy Birthday to your nephew, or tuning in for an important meeting at your home office — experiences that, in the past, expats had to miss.

Entrepreneurial global nomads have begun catering to a niche of tech-reliant expats, whose lives can be made simpler and more connected through websites and apps.Whether you’re looking for a place to buy Vegemite when you relocate to France, or you need a secure place to digitally store immigration documents, or want to move abroad but don’t have a job nailed down, we’ve rounded up some new companies you may not know about that make the expat life a little more convenient:

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Expat to Expat Advice


Expat, a blog from The Wall Street Journal, recently published an article titled, “Expat to Expat Advice: Global Nomads Tell All.” In this article they compiled advice from expats who provided their own top tips and tricks for people heading overseas on expat adventures.

Expat, Zoomlee App

Advice from Expats:

“Be really clear on work visa requirements before you set off to look for a job…”

Keep careful records and make copies to survive the bureaucracy.”

Sort out your taxes before, not after”

“Even international schools with U.S. college prep don’t do a great job getting high schoolers prepared

“That I was expected to file U.S. taxes.”

“Get a lawyer and an accountant right away.”

Immigration storage app: International travelers stay organized and compliant

Immigration storage app: International travelers stay organized and compliant


Why Zoomlee is different than any other app? This is much MORE than the average travel app. Zoomlee is the very first app to digitally track, alert and store immigration compliance documents. (Read the press release online by visiting PRWeb.)

Zoomlee (http://www.zoomlee.com), is the world’s first intelligent storage application engineered to securely store all personal and immigration documents. Developed for the international traveler in the digital age, Zoomlee officially launched today and can be downloaded for free. The Zoomlee app is built with end-to-end security features to eliminate the risk and complexity international travelers face everyday.
Users have the option to download a customized app to fit their specific needs. With multiple adaptations of the app to choose from, there is a version to satisfy the needs of every corporate traveler, student studying abroad, frequent international tourist or an entire family traveling together.

Zoomlee was developed with multiple goals and will change international travel as we’ve known it. As the world’s first app that configures to your travel and immigration needs with security at the very core, Zoomlee is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play.


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