Global Landing Pad

The Denver Global Landing Pad is a business acceleration program providing a virtual introductory tool kit on doing business in Denver. We aim to create ideal conditions for foreign small businesses to validate their fit in the US market and explore opportunities in Denver.

The program offers:

  • Collective workshops with experts on the legal requirements for the creation of a company in Denver, how to hire talent, and to open a bank account
  • Access to resident experts within the Denver entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • A group experience during Denver Startup Week
  • Dedicated support from Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

Landing Pad | August 9 - Sept. 20, 2022

Denver invites executives of scaling companies from around the world to join our 2022 Global Landing Pad (GLP) program to support their expansion plans into North America via Denver, Colorado. This seven-week, business accelaration program provides the know-how, introductions, and networking needed for a soft landing tool in our city.

Currently, the Global Landing Pad program is hosted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

What to Expect

  • Virtual sessions are three-hours and occur for seven weeks. They cover topics on licensing and registration, employee management, taxes, accounting, legal, and much more
  • Build long-term relationships with cohort of similar business CEO/founders
  • Develop in-country network of partners, clients, vendors and service providers
  • Identify potential funders for future financing needs
  • The program has been strategically designed to align with Denver Startup Week's kick-off and to encourage participation in this unique event, the largest free event of its kind. 
  • A US $500 registration fee (payable upon acceptance) 

 

Application

  • Applications open May 9, 2022
  • Deadline to apply is June 30, 2022 at 5 p.m. (MST) 
  • Applications must be submitted through our online portal  

Contact us

Stephanie Garnica
Global Business Development Director
stephanie.garnica@denvergov.org

Tim Martinez
Global Business Development Manager
tim.martinez@denvergov.org

Vanessa Simsick
Global Business Development Specialist
vanessa.simsick@denvergov.org