Soft-Landing mission to India: unicorns, a tech summit and the Taj Mahal

Soft-Landing connects and strengthens the bonds between several European startup ecosystems. However, not only the European ecosystems are of our interest. On 26 November, a group of 23 ecosystem builders from all over Europe joined our one-week mission to New Delhi and Bangalore. What a great experience it has been! By Koen Van Der Berg, […]

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India’s startup ecosystem keeps raising the bar

There are many problems to solve, therefore there are many opportunities. Article by Mor Eini, GTEC If I had to describe in one sentence my 7-days learning expedition in India, this would be the one: India is the third biggest startup ecosystem, with 18 unicorns, a market of 1.5 billion users and the Prime Minister’s […]

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Exploring the French Digital Ecosystem: Soft-Landing, the second edition.

This November 2018, IMT Starter hosted the second Soft-Landing mission. Soft-Landing is a Startup Europe initiative, a part of the European Union Horizon 2020 program in Paris. The delegation of Startups and Ecosystem builders from all over the world participated in discovering French Tech hub. Article by IMT Starter   Soft-Landing is Back in Paris On first day of the Soft-Landing mission in […]

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Cracking the Silicon Valley: work fast, embrace failures & network

There’s no shortage of expectations when visiting the Silicon Valley. Many companies famed or failed in this gold rush state and we wanted to know everything they learnt along the way. Article by Startup Division   Visiting Facebook, UC Berkeley, 500 Startups were definitely the highlights of the mission, but what surprised 44 Soft-Landing mission […]

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Tech, staying young and German breweries: read all about our mission to Berlin!

Last week we had the pleasure at GTEC – German Tech Entrepreneurship Center to host the amazing Soft-Landing delegation of Ecosystem Leaders and Scaleups from all over the world! This special delegation is part of the Europen Union – HORIZON 2020 program which provides a glimpse into different ecosystems in Europe, India and Silicon Valley. The delegation had a […]

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Mentoring, pitches and water taxis: read about our FinTech mission to the Netherlands!

From Monday the 15th until Friday the 19th of October, Crosspring organized a soft-landing mission focused on FinTech in The Netherlands. Starting Monday the 15th with seven FinTech startups and adding seven ecosystem builders on Wednesday, we’re looking back at a very successful FinTech soft-landing week! Article developed by Crosspring   A soft-landing week in […]

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Ready, Set, Get your ticket to Sofia! Travel to Startup Europe Summit, with our sister project My-Gateway.

Our sister project My-Gateway (Startup Europe) is selecting 22 startups to go to the 2018 Startup Europe Summit. Will you be one of the lucky ones?     What is in it for you? Get inspired by the latest buzz from high profile EU and Tech Leaders, connect with leading businesses and investors, and seal […]

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Meet the new ‘Soft-Landers’ going to Berlin, Paris, Zoetermeer, India and Silicon Valley!

  What are the Soft-Landing Missions? Soft-Landing missions give startups, scaleups and ecosystem builders (local leaders, influencers, changemakers) the chance to dive into a foreign environment and see how to grow internationally. Missions are usually a week long, however startups also have the opportunity to extend their stay to one month (and receive scaling support) […]

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SoftLanders share lessons learned of the FrenchTech Mission

If anything was clear after the Mission to Paris is that the city is truly famous not only for buttery croissants and Ladurée macaroons. Among the startuppers, the city has already built its reputation and became known as “a startup nation”. It also ranks as the world’s 3rd highest concentration of Fortune 500 headquarters!

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Open Calls to Soft-Landing Missions in October-November 2018

Silicon Valley, India, The Netherlands, Berlin and Paris: these are the destinations of the upcoming Missions for startups/scaleups and ecosystem builders! Applications open on F6S until 17 September. Don’t miss it!

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