What is Soft-Landing?
CONNECTING STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS AND FACILITATING GROWTH FOR EUROPEAN SCALEUPS
Soft-Landing connects startup ecosystems through numerous exchanges of ecosystem builders, strengthening the knowledge of EU, US and India’s startup scene and building strong networks. It provides soft-landing and scaling support to European startups in the target destinations.
CONNECTING STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS
Soft-Landing is a Startup Europe initiative which connects the startup ecosystems of the consortium hubs (Lithuania-Vilnius, the Netherlands-Zoetermeer, Germany-Berlin, France-Paris) and United States and India.
During 2018 and 2019, Soft-Landing will organise Missions for 200 ecosystem builders and Missions for 100 startups and scaleups. It will also facilitate up to 50 speaker/ mentor exchanges.
HELPING STARTUPS GROW
Soft-Landing aims to help startups and scaleups scaling through high-value personalised 1-week programmes in Germany, France, Lithuania, The Netherlands (with the possibility to extend the stay up to 1 month) and United States.
Startups have the opportunity to immerse in the destination ecosystem, receive support from local mentors, make relevant connections and partnerships and participate in local events.
BUILDING CAPACITY TO SCALE
Soft-Landing builds capacity to scale through the Missions, increasing awareness on the destination startup ecosystems and providing practical know-how about the scaling conditions, process and support available.
All participants are invited to free entrance feedback events in their home ecosystems following the missions to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and foster business scaling.
Soft-Landing helps ecosystem builders explore other startup destinations and supports high-growth companies expand around Europe and beyond.
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