The main goal of this event is to connect course participants with investors and representatives of the Swiss startup ecosystem and to establish important contacts to further develop and realize their business ideas. Investors and invited organizations of the Swiss Startup Ecosystem meet different venture teams in virtual rooms and have the chance to network with them.
Would you like to work on a start-up idea? Are you motivated to take your first steps in the Swiss startup ecosystem? Then sign up for the Business Concept course today! A maximum of 25 participants can take part in each course.
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Blum&Grob is a renowned Swiss law firm located in the heart of Zurich. Our Startup-Team has longstanding and broad experience in advising startups of various industry sectors. We support our clients in all legal matters throughout any phase of a company’s life cycle.
Business Angels Switzerland is an association of private individuals willing to invest time and money in small, newly–founded companies with innovative projects. They help startups to realize their potential.
Circular Economy Transition is a pioneer initiative that aims at accelerating the transition of Switzerland to a Circular Economy. In close collaboration with Impact Hub Switzerland, sanu durabilitas and with the support of the MAVA foundation, this initiative will contribute to drive the new paradigm for the future of business, policy making and society.
EO has been helping entrepreneurs achieve transformational growth since 1987. Their member network is committed to learning and helping each other succeed. Gain access to the world’s top experts. EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much-needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success.
The Club‘s vision is to foster entrepreneurship in Switzerland and make Zurich the tech startup epicenter of Europe. The club organises many events, such as the Startup Speed Dating where students are matched with startups.
Helvetia Venture Fund are long-term investors in early-stage startups who will shape the future of insurance. This does not mean you need to be an "insurtech". In fact, most of their investments are outside the core of what you would typically call insurance. This is based on their belief that the future of our industry will be shaped by new technologies and business models, platforms and ecosystems.
Impact Hub Zurich is a community of 1000+ innovators, startups & corporate partners. It operates two co-working spaces and Kraftwerk, all centrally located in Zürich. Since 2020, Impact Hub Zurich, ZHAW and Innosuisse joined forces to use synergies in the process of planning the Innosuisse event series.
Innosuisse’s role is to promote science-based innovation in the interests of industry and society in Switzerland. Learn about the many programs and trainings, they offer after module 2 "Business creation" participants.
Lightbird is a newly announced early-stage VC firm backing Swiss & European tech entrepreneurs. The team invests in B2B SaaS, Proptech, Fintech and Cybersecurity/Data & Analytics at Seed to Series A stage with ticket sizes between CHF 250k to 3M in a first investment.
Redalpine is a seed and early-stage venture investor. They invest in disruptive technologies with focus on highly scalable ICT and Health Tech models. They provide 10-years-plus experience as entrepreneurs and investors and have a great network and access to key opinion leaders.
Run by the ZHAW and supported by its partners ZKB and Technopark Winterthur the interdisciplinary Incubator RUNWAY offers startups in the early phase coaching, collaborative workspace and networking to accelerate their business and startup development. RUNWAY is a consortium partner of STARTUP CAMPUS.
SEIF works with impact driven founders who aim to solve our planet’s most pressing global challenges, by employing and leveraging innovative business models within the marketplace. Their aim is to support passionate entrepreneurs in establishing product-market-fit and scale ventures with positive impact integrated at the core of their business model.
The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) is a non profit association that connects smart money investors with early-stage tech startups.
Startfeld Incubator - Everything a startup needs to take-off. startfeld is a point of contact for all those who want to realise a business idea and implement it in Eastern Switzerland. startfeld offers services in the four areas of Advice & Coaching, Courses & Events, Financing and Space & Infrastructure.
Startupticker.ch is the online platform for young entrepreneurs, innovators and supporters. The hub increases the visibility of young Swiss companies and serves to highlight the diverse and vibrant start-up scene.
Climate protection through innovative technologies: The Technology Fund offers loan guarantees to Swiss companies whose novel products contribute to a sustainable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Comprising the TECHNOPARK facilities in Schlieren, Winterthur and Zurich. It increases awareness of knowledge and technology transfer, promotion of innovation and emerging entrepreneurs, and optimising conditions for startups and spinoffs.
The UZH Innovation Hub fosters innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. It supports students and researchers at UZH to become successful entrepreneurs by offering trainings, advice and funding. The strategic innovation clusters within the Hub offers communities for young entrepreneurs, enabling access to expertise and platforms for peer-exchange.
ZKB offers professional support in equity and startup financing or mezzanine capital. They have been supporting entrepreneurs in building up their business for almost 150 years. So your business idea can flourish on a stable financial foundation from the very beginning. They are looking for companies and entrepreneurs with a solid business plan and promising future prospects.
Wingman Ventures is Switzerland’s leading pre-seed fund backing founder teams in tech to become global market leaders. They also just launched a campusfunds where they support student entrepreneurs by launching a student-run VC fund investing in 15 startups per year at ETHZ, EPFL and HSG.
I confirm I have read the Terms and Conditions' is the biggest lie on the internet. Our AI-based
technology analyses contracts and alerts users to detrimental clauses, giving them the opportunity to
avoid such terms completely or to set integrated calendar reminders so that they never miss another
deadline or fall into an expensive auto renewal again. OnGoodTerms. We read the small print so you
don't have to.
We want to provide an online platform focused on research and the community to make sharing
knowledge, suggestions, and recommendations easier for the whole area of research. We want to
bring research, together with students, researchers, and R&D developers into the 21st century.
As our cities are growing and our planet is becoming greener, utilities such as electricity, gas, heat, or
water must be brought to the consumers. Our 3D Decision Support System (3D DSS) revolutionizes
infrastructure planning as it automatically identifies the optimal utility network of tomorrow and places
the interests of stakeholders to the center. The use of the 3D DSS helps decision-makers make better
decisions, speed up construction projects, and save costs.
Beaver Bites are the healthy alternative to chocolate regreening our planet! Each bite is naturally
sweetened with nutrient-dense carob and tiger nuts to give you and your family a deliciously creamy, melt-in-your-mouth milk-chocolate experience - without the milk or added sugar! At Beaver Bites we
are on a mission to provide YOU with an everyday indulgence that doesn’t sacrifice flavour or your
health AND to help farmers in the Mediterranean Basin regreen desertified landscapes via our Farmer
Scholarship program. Every Beaver Bite supports low-income farmers to transition into Regenerative
Agriculture, so that they can start producing food for today that doesn’t compromise food security for
BeeCrowdy is a platform that enables retailers to identify relevant personas around their shops in real-time. They provide insights about:
- customer profile (i.e., origin, nationality, demographic background)
- shops’ comparison
This way, BeeCrowdy’s customers can employ tailored marketing and optimize their offers based on their location. Let’s make your global marketing strategy local.
Deep Learning models require a lot of quality data, which is often difficult and expensive to acquire.
We create synthetic images to augment small datasets and improve deep learning performance. We
aim to build a platform solution that will initially target Artificial Defect Generation and then can scale
across markets and industries.
Psychotherapy app for erectile dysfunction - anonymous app features, scientific validated modules,
exciting learning content (videos, animation, gaming) interdisciplinary team consisting of urologists,
psychotherapists and web developers.
Altough women and men are declared equal by national and international law, women in Switzerland still do not have the same opportunities. The causes for this imbalance are various and lie as much in structure as in mindset. This unsolved problem still leads to dependency and dissatisfaction for women and men. Highly motivated by the vision of driving gender equality, we want to start our impact with addressing one of the most underestimated problems within this system: female retirement-provision. To combat it, we intend to create a great toolbox for self-responsible women: FEMALEACCELERATOR is an independent learning platform for women who want to have a clear understanding and control over their financial future. Our goal is to increase the awareness about female old-age-poverty and empower women to act for themselves by providing understandable information in form of tutorials, coachings and events.
We provide a lightweight and environmentally friendly vehicle for casual use and touring: the
hydrogen motorbike. Our scaling, marketing and financing strategy is to start as a rally team and challenge the toughest race in the world: The Dakar Rally. After this we plan to start producing
Hemocontrol automates the infusion of blood pressure regulating medication for patients in the
intensive care unit. We are taking a process which is currently done manually by nurses and bring a
system that does it automatically. With our system, we reduce the workload on medical staff, thereby
decreasing the risk of complications and, consequently, lower the health care cost.
Water is under increasing pressure especially in urban areas and also putting us under pressure:
increased droughts, increased floods. We work towards a system change required for sustainable
urban water management to happen. We combine know-how and experience about strategic planning
in line with the sustainable development goals with technical expertise about the most recent
inventions in research.
Our vision is making milk innocent through innovation. We want to bring the revolution that is cultured
meat using tissue engineering into dairy.
Revolutionising training procedures by harnessing the disruptive potential of Virtual Reality. Our
venture will allow ubiquitous access to training environments specialised for vocational and high
risk/high cost machinery.
We make your adventure safer by offering a one-stop-shop for preemptive medical risk analysis with
easy access to customized first aid training and supplies.
Moko Elektronik powers residential outdoor areas which do not have a convenient access to
We are building the next web: the neb. Its content is 3D only to provide users with deeper, more
vibrant online experiences. The implementation also focuses on fixing many of the governance issues
that exist on today's internet and is blockchain-powered. To bootstrap this venture quickly, we create a
process that automatically converts legacy 2D web content to 3D experiences on the neb.
Vertical farming through a closed circle ecosystem. We will be implementing sustainable technology to
ensure high nutritious fruit and vegetable, grown locally and sustainably.
We aim to strengthen the personal relationship between pet owners and local Swiss veterinarians
also in the digital world. Through our online platform, pet owners will have the opportunity to book
their personal trusted vet online for either virtual or if needed in practice consults. This way, we give
pet owners the flexibility they deserve and support local vets in taking the digital step.
We impregnate natural fibers with copper and use them to develop heating fabrics that behave like
regular cloth. The functionalized fabric has the right electrical resistivity so that it homogeneously
heats up when connected to a battery. This next generation heating fabric is thin, lightweight, flexible,
sustainable and recyclable.
With BeeSpace - Real Estate Data Management we provide a single data platform for the real estate
sector, which respects the whole life cycle of a building. All relevant stakeholder can access or enter
required data by individual interfaces.
Resilyou is an app to strengthen your mental immune system - together with a friend. It gives
exercises and training plans to help users find a routine in continuously training different pillars of
resilience. The exercises are done in pairs with a good friend, to stay motivated and simultaneously
deepen friendships learning to be more open and vulnerable.
Science fun is provides educational and entertaining streaming material to help families manage their
children’s screen time. We combine science, technology, and fun to allow children to build on their
natural curiosity to discover the physical world’s laws in the digital world.
The future solution for a dynamic personalised and data-driven sports sponsoring matching. Analysing
data and personal information to find the values that brands and athletes represent and connecting
them through an interactive platform to ensure the best possible ROI in sportsponsorship activisions.
One by one, we are leading a movement to a future where all perfumes are sustainable perfumes. We
are powered by passion, respect and transparency. Passion for creating luxurious, artisan perfumes.
Respect for nature, people and the planet. Transparency in our actions, procedures and ingredients.
Our collective mission is to create a better world, full of enchanting experiences through luxurious
The VERY Food Co aims to become the world’s leading producer of plant-based ingredients for
cooking and baking used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. We create one-to-one
animal-free replacements that do not compromise on taste and texture and do not require any change
of recipes. In short, we make the switch to plant-based living for one dish, one day, one month or
one’s life easy and tasty.
Wonzr is a free Multi Sports Prediction App that brings a unique mix between Betting & Gaming. Our
goal is to bring Fun to the Betting industry!