Scaling up in the United States remains the ultimate growth target for most European companies. Yet, building and expanding in the US has significant challenges. Monte Carlo Capital and Ikove Capital have launched Venture Scaling USA, offering to joint venture with non-US startups that have demonstrated strong commercial traction in at least one country, and ready to move into the US. We will build, and in some instances fund, the US scale up, bringing significant resources to the startup. This article talks about the challenges inherent in setting up in the US and how Venture Scaling USA is looking to bring a very attractive solution to high growth early stage businesses looking to enter the US.