The application is open to any company, but the core management and technology team must relocate to NYC at least for the duration of the program. We are interested in early and growth stage companies where access to senior level executives at financial services firms could have a meaningful impact on the company's growth prospects. At a minimum, the company should have a beta version of its technology.

We are interested in all types of non-hardware financial technology. Areas of particular interest include:

  • Big data and analytics
  • Mobile data management / mobile infrastructure
  • Security
  • Cloud enabling technologies
  • Risk management / compliance
  • Point of sale payments/processing
  • Payment-related social media tools
  • Disruptive financial services models

Here are some examples of the types of products we're interested in:

  • Tools/applications that provide for the real time manipulation of large volumes of complex transactional data to take advantage of market opportunities
  • Products that can identify and solve security concerns for mobile or wireless devices both within a financial services organization and to its external customer base
  • Real time risk monitoring applications that solve regulatory/compliance issues or allow for rapid response to immediate threats
  • Products that can enable secure database outsourcing to "cloud"a environments
  • Tools that allow for efficient API management within a financial services organization
  • Technologies that can analyze social media applications and usage for bank customer relationship and retention programs or for regulatory compliance issues