INTERNATIONAL SOFT LANDING
WHAT WE OFFER
During 2017 and 2018, CIC Miami supported more than 150 organizations. In between them startups, investors, government departments, and Corporate Ventures. The support was provided through more than 28 activities, events and networking opportunities, such as breakfast series, happy hours, pitching demo days and commercial missions. At this moment CIC Miami has 20 collaboration agreements with coworking spaces, investment funds, incubators, accelerators and government departments of Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay and the Caribbean.
CIC Miami commits to offering an immersive experience to the organizations coming to explore and establish a presence in the United States, or explore other engagement opportunities in this market.
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE AND SOFT LANDING OFFERS:
For companies coming to the U.S. with a tourist visa, CIC will provide a reduced rate of coworking membership up to three months.
For companies coming to the U.S. with a work permit VISA or documentation to the U.S., CIC will provide a reduced rate of coworking membership up to six months.
For companies looking to expand to the U.S. with short, periodic trips, we’ll provide a reduced rate of coworking for 6 months with limited usage of the facilities.
For companies looking to host events to establish a presence in the U.S, CIC will offer an annual events package at a discount rate. This will include anything from a small workshop for 5 - 10 people to a large presentation for 100+ people.
CIC Miami commits to offering a whole agenda giving an immersive experience to the organizations coming to explore and establish a presence in the United States, connecting them with the Miami entrepreneurial ecosystem, with the key connectors in their industry as some possible buyers through groups and one-on-on activities.
CROSS SITES ACCESSIBILITY: Companies participating in our exchange program can also engage with the CIC ecosystems in Boston (MA), St. Louis (MO), Rotterdam (The Netherlands).
STRATEGIC NETWORKING: CIC Miami will also help participating companies connect to relevant stakeholders and experts in their field. This includes 30 minutes of one-on-one meetings with Angel investors, small businesses, corporations, local organizers, and other community stakeholders in Miami.
As with all of our clients, we believe that companies should have as much time and energy as possible to focus on their core business. In order to support them in doing so, we have designed a concierge solution that supports them operationally. For this reason, all of our services are unmetered and included in the cost, so there are no added charges or additional hassles. These include CIC’s core amenities:
Flexible 30-day leases
24/7 building access
Fully stocked kitchens
High-speed internet & dedicated phone lines
Unmetered usage of 26 conference rooms & 14 phone booths
Mail & guest reception services (business commercial address)
Weekly Community events
Access to our private event spaces
Access to programming, including wellness offerings such as meditation and yoga (free and paid).
Access to free expert advice/mentoring through weekly office hours w/ experts, investors & service providers
Access to vetted and recommended service providers, from accountants to lawyers, et al.
ARE YOU A COMPANY/STARTUP FROM Latin america, europe or beyond LOOKING TO EXPLORE THE US MARKET VIA MIAMI?
ARE YOU CONSIDERING RELOCATING OR GROWING YOUR BUSINESS HERE? learn more at why.miami
There is an increasing amount of highly qualified and globally competitive talent arriving to Miami.
COST OF LIVING:
13th city in cost of living
ACCESS TO CAPITAL:
+30 International Banks
Growing angel, seed, and VC investment community with a high concentration of capital
Top 10 "Most attractive metro areas for Investment" and Best City for Business in Latin America (CBR North America 2015 Investor Intentions Survey)
230 Sunny days
Top 5 Best beaches in the US (travel USnews)
Top 5 in Most Influential Art World Cities (artsy editorial)
GATEWAY TO THE U.S:
5.2% Unemployment rate
Non-local & state income tax
A GROWING STARTUP SCENE WITH:
30+ Collaborative Spaces
Dozens of ongoing community events
Mentor and advising partners
#2 City in Startup activity in the U.S. (Kauffman Index)
#3 Top emerging tech hub (Mashable)
Miami International Airport has more direct flights to Latin
America than any other U.S airport.