Business mission New York FINTECH

Wednesday, 27. April 2022
The SARIO National Project Department (NP) organized during the 18th-22nd April 2022 business mission to New York, USA. The theme and 5 participating SMEs of the business mission were focused on fintech. 

The participants took part at the NY Fintech Conference, which brings the latest trends in financial technology, workshops and success stories.

The program continued with business breakfast and networking organized in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in New York and the Slovak Pro organization.

Invited experts from various sectors provided to Slovak small and medium-sized enterprises a real view of the American market, the possibilities of penetration and obstacles that may take place on this path. There was great interest in the activities, attracted by 50 guests from various industries, including Slovaks living and working in the USA, as well as domestic participants.

The networking evening was opened by the Consul General Milan Vrbovsky and Slovak Pro Representative Vlado Lackovic, who afterwards led a discussion with Richard Fetyk, an expert on investments in fintech, bitcoin and the current direction of the industry.

The professional part of the program continued with the presentation of the project manager of NP SARIO Michaela Slimakova, who introduced Slovakia as an innovative country and presented top Slovak companies. At the end of this section, the participating SMEs presented their companies and services to the invited guests. 

The SME participants gained number of contacts within the networking and evaluated the business mission very positively, which confirmed us right when choosing the country and industry.