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SCALE YOUR STARTUP


NUMA New York brings non-U.S. based growth stage startups to New York to help them scale in the U.S. market. 

NEXT PROGRAM BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2017!

APPLY by JULY 1

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SCALE YOUR STARTUP


NUMA New York brings non-U.S. based growth stage startups to New York to help them scale in the U.S. market. 

NEXT PROGRAM BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2017!

APPLY by JULY 1

Our GROWTH STAGE startup program IS 10 weeks...

2 WEEKS: CORE PROGRAM W/ SETUP & IMMERSION

8 WEEKS: SCALING AN AREA OF FOCUS

(B2B Sales, B2C User Acquisition, Raising Investment)

 

CORE PROGRAMMING


UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET

CORE PROGRAMMING


UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET

During the first two weeks of our program, startups participate in an intense immersion and adaptation into the local ecosystem with key experts, leaders and community organizers.

 

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NEEDS ANALYSIS

Refine focus areas to improve and scale your business.

Understand your team’s key strengths, needs and challenges. 

Meet w/ mentors to optimize metrics, KPIs, timelines and roadmap.

CULTURAL IMMERSION

Position yourself within local business community.

Learn and understand the New York business and culture ecosystem.

Meet with key leaders and experts from your industry.

 

BUSINESS SETUP

Gain insight on key practices for the U.S. market.

Learn best practices for legal, tax and hiring in the U.S. market.

Adapt your branding and product / market fit to the U.S. market.

AREAS OF FOCUS


WE FOCUS ON A KEY BUSINESS AREA OF YOUR ROADMAP

AREAS OF FOCUS


WE FOCUS ON A KEY BUSINESS AREA OF YOUR ROADMAP

Through the application process, we will identify an area of focus for your program.

We then empower your team with a strong foundation to scale your best strategies.

 

SALES

Establish relationships with target customers to reach sales goals.

--> See Sales Track Details

User Acquisition

Optimize most effective user acquisition strategy to scale your growth.

--> See User Acquisition Track Details

Raising Investment

Establish relationships with target investors to close fundraising goals.

--> See Raising Investment Details

CRITERIA


We are looking for growth stage startups ready to scale in a global market.

CRITERIA


We are looking for growth stage startups ready to scale in a global market.

Our startups are developing various technologies to solve challenges across diverse business sectors.

We are looking for talented and ambitious teams who have proven their business model and are poised to scale in a global market.

FUNDED Startups who have $500k+ in cash or funding.

FUNDED

Startups who have $500k+ in cash or funding.

GLOBAL Startups that have traction in global markets.

GLOBAL

Startups that have traction in global markets.

COMMITMENT Startups who will spend time in the U.S.

COMMITMENT

Startups who will spend time in the U.S.

 

What is the cost of the program?

NUMA New York's Startup Program starts at $25k USD.

Another option than flat fees is warrants such that NUMA New York will be entitled to purchase a number of shares of the company’s common stock after the company has gone through the NUMA New York Startup Program.

We will determine the best option with you during the selection process.

(You can read more about warrants here.)

 

 

Mentors AND EXPERTS


Mentors AND EXPERTS


We collaborate with 100+ engaged mentors, experts, customers, partners and investors.

Industries: AI, FinTech, SaaS, AdTech, AR/VR, IoT, Data, Education, Travel, Mobility and more.

John Henry Entrepreneur & Investor

John Henry

Entrepreneur & Investor

Jason Saltzman Founder & CEO @ Alley, Columnist @ Entrepreneur

Jason Saltzman

Founder & CEO @ Alley, Columnist @ Entrepreneur

Raad Ahmed Co-Founder & CEO @ LawTrades, Content Expert

Raad Ahmed

Co-Founder & CEO @ LawTrades, Content Expert

Allie Mahler Founder @ Community x Design, Ex-IDEO

Allie Mahler

Founder @ Community x Design, Ex-IDEO

Arie Abecassis Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor

Arie Abecassis

Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor

Scott Smedresman Partner @ McCarter & English, Startup Expert

Scott Smedresman

Partner @ McCarter & English, Startup Expert

David Teten Partner @ HOF Capital

David Teten

Partner @ HOF Capital

Adam Carver Investor Relations @ AngelList

Adam Carver

Investor Relations @ AngelList

Michael Lisovetsky Director of Growth @ Common, Exited 1st startup

Michael Lisovetsky

Director of Growth @ Common, Exited 1st startup

Carleen Pan Founder @ Digital.NYC, Ecosystem Expert

Carleen Pan

Founder @ Digital.NYC, Ecosystem Expert

Shawn Cheng VC @ Vayner Capital

Shawn Cheng

VC @ Vayner Capital

Kelcey Gosserand Evangelist @ Galvanize, Founder @ Trellis Ventures

Kelcey Gosserand

Evangelist @ Galvanize, Founder @ Trellis Ventures

PARTNERS


PARTNERS


NUMA New York is in the heart of one of one of New York City's most vibrant startup communities at Alley in midtown Manhattan. Startups gain immediate access to quality workspace, targeted events, corporate partnerships and connections to world-class experts.

 

TECHNICAL PARTNERS 

 

Accelerator Partners

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

NUMA ALUMNI WHO HAVE SCALED HERE


NUMA ALUMNI WHO HAVE SCALED HERE


Raised $9.5M to date The world’s largest platform to publish, share & discover 3D online and in VR. Partners with Adobe to bring 3D publishing to Photoshop

Raised $9.5M to date

The world’s largest platform to publish, share & discover 3D online and in VR.

Partners with Adobe to bring 3D publishing to Photoshop

Raised $8.9M to date The world's leading online marketplace for renting short term retail space. They acquired with their US competitor in 2016

Raised $8.9M to date

The world's leading online marketplace for renting short term retail space.

They acquired with their US competitor in 2016

Raised $4.8M to date Augmented reality startup that raised over $3mln in Series A funding from Salesforce in 2016

Raised $4.8M to date

Augmented reality startup that raised over $3mln in Series A funding from Salesforce in 2016

Acquired by Intralinks (US) in 2014 Help companies keep their online document secure.  

Acquired by Intralinks (US) in 2014

Help companies keep their online document secure.

 

 

OUR TEAM


We are experts in scaling startups.

OUR TEAM


We are experts in scaling startups.

A DEDICATED AND EXPERIENCED TEAM

Aviva Markowicz, Managing Director After several experiences in startups, Aviva joined NUMA in December 2012. After 2 years managing the accelerator, supporting early-stage startup growth, she started to work on NUMA international development on emerging markets, looking for strategic partnerships around the globe. Aviva has already worked on the deployment of five countries: Moscow (Russia), Bangalore (India) and Casablanca (Morocco), Mexico DF and finally New York, where she has decided to move to run and develop the activities. Aviva has also worked on different projects with the European Commission and is a global speaker on startup and innovation topics.

Aviva Markowicz, Managing Director

After several experiences in startups, Aviva joined NUMA in December 2012. After 2 years managing the accelerator, supporting early-stage startup growth, she started to work on NUMA international development on emerging markets, looking for strategic partnerships around the globe. Aviva has already worked on the deployment of five countries: Moscow (Russia), Bangalore (India) and Casablanca (Morocco), Mexico DF and finally New York, where she has decided to move to run and develop the activities. Aviva has also worked on different projects with the European Commission and is a global speaker on startup and innovation topics.

Haithem Elembaby, Program Director Haithem has experience as a serial entrepreneur, startup executive and community organizer. After raising a Series A investment and exiting his first startup, Haithem went on to be a founding member / advisor to three popular innovation hubs in NYC. He has worked with several large corporations on various open innovation initiatives, bringing deep experience in sales, marketing, growth hacking, events and strategy; and is responsible for driving millions of dollars in revenue for his partners, clients and employers. Haithem currently resides in Manhattan and is proud to be a mentor for several young entrepreneurs.

Haithem Elembaby, Program Director

Haithem has experience as a serial entrepreneur, startup executive and community organizer. After raising a Series A investment and exiting his first startup, Haithem went on to be a founding member / advisor to three popular innovation hubs in NYC. He has worked with several large corporations on various open innovation initiatives, bringing deep experience in sales, marketing, growth hacking, events and strategy; and is responsible for driving millions of dollars in revenue for his partners, clients and employers. Haithem currently resides in Manhattan and is proud to be a mentor for several young entrepreneurs.

Frances Simowitz, Program Manager Frances has spent several years working in tech and innovation with a focus on community and education. She previously worked at a career accelerator called Startup Institute as the Associate Director of Admissions where she was responsible for sourcing and selecting high quality candidates, curating community and events, working with partner companies, mentors, alumni, and coaching students in the job market. Prior to that, she launched the New York office for a startup called Sittercity, opening their on-demand babysitting service in three markets. Frances is a pitch coach and Organizer for the New York chapter of HackerNest (7k+ members). 

Frances Simowitz, Program Manager

Frances has spent several years working in tech and innovation with a focus on community and education. She previously worked at a career accelerator called Startup Institute as the Associate Director of Admissions where she was responsible for sourcing and selecting high quality candidates, curating community and events, working with partner companies, mentors, alumni, and coaching students in the job market. Prior to that, she launched the New York office for a startup called Sittercity, opening their on-demand babysitting service in three markets. Frances is a pitch coach and Organizer for the New York chapter of HackerNest (7k+ members).