Overview

NYC Immersion Program is designed for Australian and UK businesses expanding into the US, with New York as their market entry point. The fully curated program offers carefully selected companies the opportunity to connect with relevant New York City networks to facilitate a successful USA market entry. Businesses who have started to scale into the USA, and require additional traction in NYC are also encouraged to apply.

Criteria

Simple: Prove to us you are ready for the USA market.

 

Key Dates

Register Your Interest and you will be the first to receive information on dates we are running this program.

FAQs

How do I apply?

When applications are open, companies apply on our website. Your sales pitch deck and investor pitch deck (if you are seeking investors) will be required. Your pitch decks must be based on the US market.

Who are the Partners involved in the Program?

To Be Advised.

Are accomodation, airfares and meals included in the program fee?

Airfares and accommodation are additional expenses, as are some meals.

Also see Q&A #13 – Grants.

How many places are available in the program?

There is a maximum number of 7 individual spaces available. Each company is to nominate 1 employee to participate, and additional employees pay a small additional stipend.

When can I apply?

“Register Now” for the program and you will be the first to receive updates when applications open.

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

When applications open, FD Global Connections reviews all applicants to determine readiness for the US market. Dates to be advised.

Who can apply for the Program?

Scaleups from Australia and UK can apply for the program.

It is mandatory for all participants to attend all webinars, presentations and meetings.

Am I guaranteed that I will receive investment from Investors I meet in New York?

No.

Am I guaranteed to sign up any of the clients I meet during the program?

No.

Who organises USA Visa's and Travel Insurance?

Companies selected to participate in the Program are responsible for organizing the following:

  • Travel insurance to the USA
  • USA Visa’s.
What else do I need to know?

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 entry into the USA market.
Are there any Grants available to assist me financially with the program?

Australian participants are encouraged to investigate the following grant:

https://www.austrade.gov.au/Australian/Export/Export-Grants/About/what-is-emdg

 

 

 

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

FD Global Connections specializes in working with companies to prepare for the USA. Contact us to schedule a time for a discussion on your International Readiness.