MergingMinds is part of the Merging Traffic Group of Companies

SOFTLANDING

US & EUROPEAN MARKET ENTRY PROGRAM SOFTLANDING FOR TECH COMPANIES

Softlanding Process

Apply

Discover

Opportunity

Choose

Location

Softland

OBJECTIVE

MergingMinds works closely with founders and executive teams to actively solve problems that companies encounter across all aspects of their US market entry initiatives in order to successfully achieve key growth milestones with reasonable cost and low risk.

Determine

Product fit in US market and ability to acquire reference customers

Identify

Potential customers, partners, and industry experts

Establish

Contact with potential industry partners and sales channels

Convert

Create

Potentials into real US reference/pilot customers

US subsidiary to build a team, scale operations, and potentially raise funds in the US

SOFTLANDING PROGRAM

Pre-Program

Screening Phase

  • Assessment of readiness to enter US market

  • Criteria check and analysis of the opportunity

Stage 1

3 - 6 Month Test Phase

  • Market readiness and opportunities identified

  • First Pilot/Reference customer and/or sales channels in the US identified and established

  • All material translated and ready to be implemented into US marketing and sales strategies

Stage 2

US Company Creation

  • Legal US entity established

  • US team trained and in place to scale operations

  • Key strategic and channel partnerships established

  • Growing US customer base

  • Additional growth milestones clearly defined

  • Fundraising efforts started in US

MERGINGMINDS ADVANTAGE

Market Insight

Tools for

Success

Effective Strategies

Mentor

& Guidance

Modular

Support

Network

Low

Risk/Cost

Funding

Support

COWORKING PARTNERS

Fort Lauderdale
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MM offers Virtual Membership for companies that are only seeking a US mailing address/phone number.

WHY FLORIDA?

A growth in innovation and investment is being fueled by local tech communities, meetups, research institutions, corporate partners, coworking spaces, incubators, and accelerators. Florida’s major cities are officially announcing their goals to implement and explore new technologies in an effort to become “smart-cities.” The entirety of the Florida ecosystem makes it an attractive home for entrepreneurs, corporates, educators, and families.  

ACCESS TO TALENT

  • Large talent pool from local universities (UCF is the largest in the US with 70,000 Students)

  • Strong existing companies with many developed talent development programs

ACCESS TO CAPITAL

  • Growing investment activity from VC’s, Angels & Family Offices

  • Several State Grant Programs for International and US based companies available

  • Mentor, Advisor & investor access

  • Florida is home to 51 of the world’s billionaires and many family offices

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

  • Leading healthcare institutes and healthcare technology clusters (Medical City)

  • Orlando is a leading eSports & Gaming Hub for the entertainment industry

  • Tampa & Orlando are leading hubs for Blockchain, IoT, Smart Buildings, Smart Cities

  • Space & Aviation & Logistic

  • Autonomous mobility technology research and development

  • Large real estate, construction & tourism industry players

FINANCIALLY FRIENDLY

  • Lower cost of living compared to the larger tech hub’s like Silicon Valley, New York, Boston

  • No state income tax and many government grants for new companies available

  • No inflated wages for a well-educated workforce

 

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