Applications for the final round of Soft-Landing missions are now OPEN! (and we’re especially looking for female founders)

Join us for our final round of Soft-Landing missions! This time, we’ve added a new destination, New York, and we’re on a special lookout for female founders to join us and share their perspective with the group. We hope you are ready for a jam-packed, intensive agenda of scaling support in new destinations. As our […]

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“Valuable knowledge, great connections!” Read all about our last mission to Paris!

“The Soft Landing project was such a fantastic opportunity to discover everything you need to know about the exciting French startup ecosystem inside-out, to meet incredible ecosystem leaders, VC’s and established entrepreneurs. This program allows you to feel the flavour of the foreign startup ecosystem and bring the experience to your local communities.Valuable knowledge, great […]

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“German business style – Be punctual, be polite, be reliable!” Read all about our mission to Berlin!

Just over a week ago, our partner (GTEC – German Tech Entrepreneurship Center) hosted the amazing Soft-Landing mission to Paris! The mission had a busy agenda of meetings and workshops with the German and Berlin ecosystem, from governmental players to VC’s and corporates that share their programs, challenges, and opportunities. Article developed by GTEC   Monday Welcome […]

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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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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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