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INTERNATIONAL SOFT LANDING

OPPORTUNITIES

Latinoamérica desearía tener un ambiente emprendedor tan poderoso como el que ofrece CIC Miami. CIC te entrega todo lo que un emprendedor Latino necesita tener en Estados Unidos. Estar acá nos abrió las puertas con el mundo de los grandes negocios en Miami.

—Juan Manuel Santos y Lucas Jaramillo, Event Collective Founders (from Colombia)

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.

COMMERCIAL MISSIONS

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.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

  • 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.  


CIC AMENITIES
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

  • Coworking Space

  • Fully stocked kitchens

  • High-speed internet & dedicated phone lines

  • Unmetered usage of 26 conference rooms & 14 phone booths

  • Unmetered printing/copying

  • 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

TALENTED PEOPLE: 
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
Miami is: 
Top 10 "Most attractive metro areas for Investment" and Best City for Business in Latin America  (CBR North America 2015 Investor Intentions Survey)

LIFE QUALITY:
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:
5,564,635 Habitants
5.2% Unemployment rate

TAXES:
Non-local & state income tax

A GROWING STARTUP SCENE WITH:
30+ Collaborative Spaces
Dozens of ongoing community events
Incubators/Accelerator programs
Mentor and advising partners

Miami is...
#2 City in Startup activity in the U.S. (Kauffman Index)
#3 Top emerging tech hub (Mashable)

GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGES:
Miami International Airport has more direct flights to Latin
America than any other U.S airport.
 

 

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