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Eligibility Requirements

  • Looking to expand internationally
  • Product/service has value in home and host markets
  • Robust, twelve-month business plan with a well-defined expansion plan
  • Compliant with host city immigration and regulatory requirements


Program Benefits

  • Up to six months of free co-working space for one company representative
  • Networking and mentorship opportunities
  • Exposure to the host city’s assets and business environment
  • Logistical support with long-term expansion
  • Travel credit for flights between NYC and Milan courtesy of Delta Air Lines
  • Access to financial and tax incentives


  • Timeline

  • May 16, 2016

    Applications Open

  • August 31, 2016

    Application Deadline

  • October 2016

    Winners Announced

  • October/November 2016

    Kick-Off Program for Winning Companies

  • November - April, 2017

    Up to 6-month Tenure

  • Spring 2017

    Closing Event