Supporting and connecting innovators
CIC creates and runs a range of programs to support startups, growing companies, and organizations to engage with and become part of the global innovation ecosystem.
Connecting Innovators To Make Things Happen
Every year, Venture Café locations across the globe gather over 100,000 visionaries and lifelong learners to strengthen the local innovation ecosystems in inclusive, equitable ways. We provide the network, topical programming, storytelling opportunities, and supporting resources to drive global impact in the innovation community. Learn more about Venture Café and our upcoming, free, open-to-all events near you.
International Soft Landing
Helping Entrepreneurs Go International
Designed to support companies who desire to expand their operations into new markets. International Soft Landing teams develop bespoke cohort programs to help founders, companies, and organizations expand, develop a broader business network, and meet potential investors and relevant mentors. Today, CIC has International Soft Landing Programs based in Boston/Cambridge, Miami, Rotterdam, and Warsaw.
Connecting Japan and Boston’s Innovation Ecosystems
Working to open pathways for business between Japan and the United States through hands-on programming and tailored services. Japan Desk facilitates connections across the innovation ecosystems of Japan and Greater Boston while partnering with Japan-based organizations to jointly run intensive bootcamps that prepare Japanese startups to enter the US market.
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Leaders Impacting Tomorrow
Based at the CIC Warsaw Innovation Campus, Trend House is a unique member-only community of trend-setting leaders who work together to create a better world for this and future generations. Trend House’s high-impact organization finds inspiration through curated programs and curriculum. The result of this work is meant to contribute to the betterment of the reality that we as human beings create on this planet.
Dive deeper into the impact of our programs
Today, internationalization is about creating a thriving, global community where innovation can flourish. But what is the fuel for this kind of innovation? It’s the diverse perspectives and talents that people, including immigrants, bring to the table.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Selects CIC and MassChallenge to Create and Operate an Entrepreneur Development Program for Japanese Startups
CIC, the global leader in building and operating innovation campuses, in collaboration with MassChallenge, a global network for innovators, has been selected by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to create and operate a startup accelerator program for Japanese entrepreneurs focused on growing their businesses globally.