Overview

NYC (Hybrid) Immersion Program is designed for businesses expanding in and for international companies scaling into the US.

The fully curated program offers businesses the opportunity to connect with New York City entrepreneur and corporate networks to facilitate a successful USA market entry.

Businesses who have started to scale into the USA, and require additional traction are also encouraged to apply.

Criteria

Here are some considerations:

  • Ready to scale which could mean one or any of these following:
    • Strong market presence in at least 1 market;
    • Several well-known brands as clients,
    • Demonstrated $ turnover and % growth,
    • Capital to expand,
    • Committed team ready for this journey.
  • You are committed to scaling into the USA market – this isn’t a research mission
  • If you’re already scaling but don’t have the network or not getting traction, also join; we can fast-track your growth through our networks.
  • You have budget to join the program!

 

Key Dates

Applications are now open for our September/October 2022 program.

  1. Applications close on 10th August, 2022.
  2. Successful applicants will be advised by Friday 12th August.
  3. Virtual Webinars take place between 22nd August – 31st August (Approximately 5 hours in total).
  4. Program in New York City 3rd -7th October (in-person and full-time).

FAQs

How do I apply?

Click the “Apply Now” (blue) button on this page. It takes 3 minutes! (Note: your sales or investor pitch deck will be required.)

Who are the Partners involved in the Program?

Since 2017, we have partnered with New York’s most experienced and valuable supporters of companies scaling up. Government, Lawyers, Accountants, Strategists, PR/Marketing Professionals are just some partners within our close network.

 

We have organised over 50 individual investor pitch meetings for past participants with major investment groups.

 

We have organised one-to-one meetings with over 70 companies for partnership discussions with companies.

 

This is your chance to get in front of those you need to meet.

How many places are available in the program?

Places are limited – each company will be assessed to ensure they are ready for the program.

When can I apply?

We are taking applications now for the 2022 program! The process takes 5 minutes – but the program could be the ultimate “game-changer” for your business!

When will I find out if I have been accepted into the program?

Applications close on 31st July. We will review all candidates and advise the outcome within 5 business days. Here are all of the dates:

  1. Applications close on 10th August, 2022.
  2. Successful applicants will be advised by Friday 12th August.
  3. Virtual Webinars take place between 22nd August – 31st August (Approximately 5 hours in total).
  4. Program in New York City 3rd -7th October (in-person and full-time).
Who can apply for the Program?

Companies ready to scale, or are scaling and require additional support to connect with US investors and/or prospects.

It is mandatory for all participants to attend all webinars, presentations and meetings both prior to commencing in New York and also during the week in New York.

What else do I need to know?

There is a cost to join the Program. Those businesses that submit an application will receive details.

We do not:

  • Take Equity from participating companies
  • Own the Intellectual Property of any participants. All Intellectual Property developed by the applicants is retained by each respective applicant
  • Guarantee the ultimate success of each participants.
What is the cost? Are there any grants available to assist me financially with the program?

There is a cost to join the Program. Businesses that register or submit an application will receive full details of costs associated with the Program.

Check with your local government on Grants available to support your scaleup goals.

 

 

 

I'm interested but my business isn't quite ready. What can I do?

FD Global Connections specialises in working with companies to prepare for the USA.

 

Email us at enquiry@fdglobal.com.au to schedule a time for a discussion on your readiness to scale into the US and beyond.