Soft-Landing gives startup ecosystem builders the opportunity to dive in an intensive & immersive 3-5 day mission in another startup ecosystem, to explore it and meet with other key leaders, building bridges between them.
Deep knowledge of other startup ecosystems
Learn the processes required to scale there
Find out about the available resources for startups
Build long-lasting relationships with local startup ecosystem leaders that support scaling
Provide better advice to your local startups/scaleups on scaling destinations
Break knowledge barriers and misconceptions about the foreign ecosystems
Choose your destination and apply on F6S
200 ecosystem builders selected to the missions
3-5 days Discovery Missions in 6 ecosystems
Feedback event in ecosystem builders location
Mentor, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor (associate/partner), ecosystem builder/opinion leader, Accelerator/Incubator Head and alike.
Representatives can be from any country of the EU – a ¼ principle for representatives from outside consortia is foreseen.
Motivation to scale or to benefit from the destination ecosystem. Clearly indicate industry of interest and why you want to go there.
Capacity of knowledge spreading & scaling up
Capacity and the promise to spread the know-how obtained during the mission. Capacity to realise the benefit of scaling to or understanding the ecosystem.
|Destination Ecosystem||Date||Application deadline||Agenda|
|Berlin, Germany||26-28 March 2018||1 March 2018 – closed||DOWNLOAD|
|Zoetermeer, the Netherlands||11-13 April 2018||20 March 2018 – closed||DOWNLOAD|
|Paris, France||23-25 May 2018||11 April 2018 – closed||DOWNLOAD|
|Vilnius, Lithuania||12-14 June 2018||7 May 2018 – closed||DOWNLOAD|
|Berlin, Germany||18-20 June 2018||14 May 2018 – closed||DOWNLOAD|
|Zoetermeer, the Netherlands||17-19 October 2018||17 September 2018||DOWNLOAD|
|Berlin, Germany||22-24 October 2018||17 September 2018||DOWNLOAD|
|Paris, France||5-7 November 2018||17 September 2018||DOWNLOAD|
|Silicon Valley||12-16 November 2018||17 September 2018||DOWNLOAD|
|India||November 2018 – TBC||17 September 2018||Coming Soon|