Which Countries’ Entrepreneurs Will Dominate the Second IN2NYC Application Round?
Today marks the opening of the second application period for the International Innovators Initiative, or IN2NYC Program, which helps international entrepreneurs expand or relocate their businesses to New York City by facilitating collaborative partnerships that qualify entrepreneurs to apply for cap-exempt H-1B visas. Prospective participants can submit an application for the program online through the IN2NYC website from now until May 3, 2017.
During its inaugural application period, the IN2NYC Program received 144 applications from entrepreneurs hailing from 50 countries on five continents. Entrepreneurs from India, China and France led the pack, submitting 18, 16 and 9 applications, respectively. Close behind were entrepreneurs from the UK, Italy and Brazil.
Stay tuned for which countries will dominate this application period. In the meantime, read up on two of the program’s first entrepreneurs.