Intends to enter the U.S. solely to develop and direct a business in which he or she has invested or is in the process of investing in, or be an essential worker of the company. The treaty investor must manage the business and not compete in the market as a skilled laborer. Nationals of the treaty country must own at least 50% of the business as a partner, shareholder, or sole proprietorship. The treaty investor must make a substantial investment of his or her own funds into the business. The funds must be “at risk.” The investment must not be “marginal”, that is, must be sufficient to ensure success in the business, and the investor must have sufficient funds to live beyond the revenues generated by the investment.