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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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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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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