Startups and Scaleups

With Soft-Landing Missions, startups and scaleups have the chance to dive into a 1-week experience in a foreign ecosystem to help them grow their business internationally.

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WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

Connections with the local network
Shortcut to your future market / destination ecosystem’s inner layers
Tailored, hands-on support from the receiving hub’s mentors
Mentorship to getting established in the market and scaling internationally

HOW IT WORKS:

Choose your destination and apply on F6S
96 startups & scaleups selected to 27 Missions
1-week Soft-Landing stays in destination ecosystems
Going back, Giving back & Scaling-up

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Startup and Scaleup indicators: 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 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

Participation in the programme is free of charge thanks to Startup Europe. Contact the ecosystem representative if you need further support for travel and accommodation costs.

Open Calls for Startups

Mission for Startups and Scaleups #2

DATE: 15-19 October 2018
DEADLINE: 17 September 2018
zoetermeer

Mission for Startups and Scaleups #2

DATE: 22-26 October 2018
DEADLINE: 17 September 2018
berlin

Mission for Startups and Scaleups #2

DATE: 5-9 November 2018
DEADLINE: 17 September 2018
paris

Mission for Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 12-16 November 2018
DEADLINE: 17 September 2018
Silicon Valley

Mission for Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 18-22 June 2018
DEADLINE: 14 May 2018
berlin

Soft-Landing Stay for Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 11-15 June 2018
DEADLINE: 7 May 2018
vilnius

Mission for Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 21-25 May 2018
DEADLINE: 11 April 2018
paris

Mission for Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 9 – 13 April 2018
DEADLINE: 20 March 2018
zoetermeer