NYC Immersion Program redefines “acceleration” by unleashing and connecting Australian companies into the hard to crack USA market, with New York as their market entry point. The fully curated program offers 5 carefully selected FinTech’s the opportunity to prepare for and be connected with providers across Australia and USA to facilitate a successful USA launch.

FD Global Connections and Tyro FinTech Hub conducted these workshops with experts in scaling internationally and learn from companies who have successfully entered the USA market.

VentureOut NY, in partnership with FD Global Connections, designed a fully curated week of presentations and individual meetings for each participating company. Participants had personal introductions to trusted professional service firms, investors and potential clients.

To support participants after their return to Australia, they will be required to present their US market strategies to an audience of international C-Suite experts. Each participant is also matched to a mentor to support their ongoing USA market entry.


  • Ready to scale-up into US
  • Established track record in Australia (or another global location)
  • Earning strong revenue
  • Have marque brand(s) as clients
  • Seeking investment in New York
  • Require Sales/Lead Generation
  • Connections to trusted Professional Services firms

Alumni Feedback

5 Australian FinTech’s joined the 2017 NYC Immersion Program and all recommended the program. Each FinTech is having extraordinary success with their USA plans as a result of their participation in this accelerator.

“If anyone is considering expanding into the US, then I cannot recommend strongly enough to get involved in the NYC Immersion Program and get to the US sooner rather than later.  It is only with the depth of knowledge and understanding of the US market and how to engage with it that you will then be able to ensure that your value proposition is right and generates the sort of response you could only dream of. Thank you so much Trena.” Alex Kovaceski, HFCM

“I didn’t think it would be this amazing. I have already recommended the program to another startup back in Melbourne.”  Chris Dahl, Pin Payments, NYC Immersion Program 2017

“Goal was to find a pipeline of investors and come up with a plan. I now have a plan for this.” Colin Weir, Moroku

“NYC can seem scary especially in the Finance world. It is friendlier than you think – but you need to take the time to understand it.” David Jordan, enteruptors.

“Didn’t just meet my expectations, but met my hopes.” Graeme Speak, BankVault


How do I apply for future FinTech programs?

You can register your interest here.

Are there any grants available to assist me financially with the program?

Yes there are. Participants are encouarged to investigate the following grant





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

You can register your interest in future programs here.