This spring, Canadian companies can enter new international markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, with access to regional support and resources.

Benefits to company:

  • Up to $4,000 towards transportation and accommodation expense
  • Entry into a new market for up to three months
  • Working space in an international co-working space
  • Facilitated in-market connections

As part the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), Communitech clients are invited to apply for the CDMN Soft Landing program. Applications will be open from Monday, July 27 until Friday, August 7. The program will provide Canadian small-to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with entry into a new market for up to three months.

Communitech companies benefit from key contact introductions, co-working space and regional support to help open new markets, close international sales or connect with new partners. The program also provides up to $4,000 in travel support, and covers the cost associated with working at a partnered accelerator or co-working space. Travel will occur between September and December 2015.

Launched in 2012, the high demand and success of Outbound Soft Landing has resulted in 186 companies landing in 26 foreign markets. More than $28 million in investment opportunities has been identified and $32 million in new revenue generated as result of the program.

Companies interested in a soft landing may inquire through Angela Larraguibel, Startup Services Group Manager, Communitech to apply. For more information on the program visit softlanding.cdmn.ca or contact Michelle Noble, Manager, Network Programs at CDMN.