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STEP USA Virtual Program June 28 – July 1, 2021 (open to all startups)

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - July 1 @ 6:00 pm

EUR 750

STEP USA Virtual: 4-day boot camp on how to enter the U.S. Market 

Get a head-start on your future U.S. market expansion!

Register here: http://www.stepusa.io/registration

The German American Chamber of Commerce New York introduced the STEP USA program in 2014. Since then, more than 300 companies participated in the program and are now part of our Alumni Network. Following the proven track-record of STEP USA, we created STEP USA  virtual, a 4-day immersion program for startups and entrepreneurs uniquely designed and adapted in direct response to the current needs of startups to enable companies to join and work from anywhere.


Your package includes:

Participation in the basic 4-day virtual program (up to 2 people from one startup) from June 28 – July 1, 2021

STEP USA VIRTUAL program participation fee: EUR 750,- per company


STEP USA VIRTUAL Agenda at a Glance:

June 28 – July 1, 2021


15:00 – 16:00 Welcome & Founder Introductions 
16:00 – 16:30 U.S. Economic Update
This session will provide insights and a snapshot of changes in the current U.S. economy.
16:30 – 17:30 Legal, Employment & U.S. Incorporation
A holistic view of the fundamentals of doing business in the U.S. and important factors to consider.
17:45 – 18:45 Insights into U.S. Tech Ecosystems: Boston, New York & Silicon Valley
Regional experts will discuss top innovation outposts in the U.S. and share insights on how these world-class startups thrive.
14:45 – 15:00 Daily Check-in
15:00 – 16:30 Power of Messaging & Storytelling
Learn to develop a clear and direct message and achieve a well-crafted sales, marketing and fundraising pitch.
16:30 – 18:00 IP Law: How to protect your product / service in the U.S.
17:45 – 18:45 Founder Networking & Best Practices Exchange
14:45 – 15:00 Daily Check-in
15:00 – 16:30 Sales & Productivity Market Fit
Get expert advice on your product and if it’s delivering the needs of your target customers.
16:45 – 18:00 Why do Startups need PR?
14:45 – 15:00  Daily Check-in
15:00 – 16:15 Investor Insight and Current State of Funding & Raising Capital
Deep dive into how international companies raise money from U.S. investors and current investment landscape from expert investors.
16:30 – 18:00 Networking with U.S. based founders & industry experts 
18:00 – 19:00 Wrap-up & Evaluation

Please note that the agenda is subject to change and will be adapted to the needs of the participants. All times are in German time zone. 

The GACC New York is proud to partner with bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen GmbH, Stiftung für Technologie, Innovation und Forschung Thüringen and TRIP on this project. Thank you for supporting these startups and enabling them to find a safe way into the U.S. market.


June 28 @ 3:00 pm
July 1 @ 6:00 pm
EUR 750
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