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.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?


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

HOW IT WORKS:


The missions’ rolling application is open on F6S from February 1st 2018 until 31st October 2019. In total, 200 ecosystem builders from all over Europe will be selected to participate in the missions. Pay attention to the Open Calls calendar and apply to the mission(s) that most suit you. You can apply to more than one mission and / or apply again if not chosen. If you are selected, you will travel to the destination ecosystem and participate in a 3-5 days Discovery Mission. Afterwards, you will be asked to fill in a feedback form and participate in a feedback event in your local ecosystem.

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

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?


Type

Mentor, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor (associate/partner), ecosystem builder/opinion leader, Accelerator/Incubator Head and alike.

Geography

Representatives can be from any country of the EU – a ¼ principle for representatives from outside consortia is foreseen.

Motivation

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.

TRAVEL COSTS COVERED

Travel costs (flights and train tickets) and accommodation costs will be partially reimbursed by the project. Further details to be provided soon.

READY? APPLY NOW!


Check the mission dates and deadlines on the calendar. Fill-in a short application form on F6S if you’re interested in exploring other startup ecosystems and meeting with other ecosystem builders.

APPLY NOW

Destination EcosystemDateApplication deadlineAgenda
Berlin, Germany26-28 March 20181 March 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Zoetermeer, the Netherlands11-13 April 201820 March 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Paris, France23-25 May 201811 April 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Vilnius, Lithuania 12-14 June 2018 7 May 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Berlin, Germany18-20 June 2018 14 May 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Zoetermeer, the Netherlands17-19 October 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
Berlin, Germany22-24 October 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
Paris, France5-7 November 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
Silicon Valley12-16 November 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
IndiaNovember 2018 – TBC17 September 2018Coming Soon


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