Expert sessions on U.S. business practices

Our team at Boston Landing will facilitate 1-3 hour interactive sessions with top experts in areas critical to business formation and growth in the U.S. They will also provide perspectives on entrepreneurship and how to thrive in the competitive U.S. marketplace.

  • Investment environment (angel and venture capital investors)
  • Technology transfer and the role of academia in the innovation ecosystem
  • Doing business in the U.S. (e.g. legal, accounting, regulatory)
  • Working with federal and state governments, regulatory issues


Branding, showcasing and communications to U.S. market

The U.S. has evolved a distinct business culture and an approach to communications. Boston Landing will work with the companies to understand and adapt to U.S. business communications style; this is an important, often overlooked factor in achieving business success.
  • Boot camp for developing an "elevator pitch," key messages and targeted presentations for U.S. market
  • Assistance in developing U.S.-suitable materials
  • Business roundtables and focus groups with opinion leaders
  • Brown bag lunches with financial and market experts
  • Showcase events to highlight companies (at Venture CafĂ© in the CIC)


Business training

  • Analysis of business opportunities and strategic support
  • Sales and marketing strategy, assessment and documents
  • Matching financial plans with business plans
  • Planning for market entry


Access to key business and strategy contacts

  • Support with identifying company needs and matching them with appropriate service providers
  • Support with identifying key personnel, mentors, advisors and board members
  • Assistance with identifying potential partners and clients
  • Assistance establishing U.S. subsidiary


Financing support

  • Strategy and preparation
  • Financing documents and presentations
  • U.S. and European grants and foundations
  • Venture capital, angels and investment banks


Post-visit follow-up

On-going company support to facilitate U.S. market entry, which could include:

  • Assisting with follow-up communications and next steps
  • Functioning as "interim senior management" as needed
  • Branding and communication to U.S. market
  • Providing strategic advisory services
  • Representing the company in the U.S.