Ecosystem Connect Event

Meet the Swiss startup ecosystem
26.05.2020  ETH Zürich

The Ecosystem Connect Event is part of the Innosuisse start-up training “Business Concept“.

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 see up to 30 exciting new startup ideas in a poster exhibition and meet motivated aspiring entrepreneurs.

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.

Connect Event Partners

Bär & Karrer

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm who assist numerous startup companies with legal advice during their foundation phase and later on while they expand their business. They advise domestic and foreign entrepreneurs and founders of startups on the full spectrum of legal matters.

b-to-v

btov, founded as , is a venture capital firm with offices in St. Gallen, Berlin, Munich and Luxembourg. With nearly 300 fee-paying members and about EUR 400 Million assets under management, it is also one of the leading networks of private startup investors in Europe.

Blum & Grob Rechtsanwälte

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

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.

Climate KIC

Climate KIC believe that stimulating the energy and enthusiasm of entrepreneurs to lead the charge with new climate-positive business models is a powerful way to address climate change across sectors and systems. They identify, support and invest in entrepreneurs through every stage of innovation, helping them move from initial concepts, through testing and demonstration to achieve commercial scale.

ETH Entrepreneur Club

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.

ETH Transfer

ETH transfer is the technology transfer office of ETH Zürich and supports the ETH community in all questions relating to research contracts with industry, inventions, patent applications and licensing. ETH transfer supports young entrepreneurs in the early stage of founding their own companies with the “Pioneer Fellowship” (grant) and the deep science incubator “Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab”.

Impact Hub Zurich

Impact Hub Zurich is a community of 1000+ innovators, startups & corporate partners. It operates two coworking spaces and Kraftwerk, all centrally located in Zürich. Since 2020, Impact Hub Zurich, ZHAW and innosuisse partnered up to use synergies in the process of planning the innosuisse event series.

Investiere.ch

Via investiere, smart-money investors from Switzerland and the EU contribute to financing rounds of outstanding startups. Overall, CHF 85 million have been invested in over 75 companies from all industries, except pharmaceuticals. We look for scalable, disrupting technologies emanating from academia, ideally already at a proof-of-concept level.

Redalpine

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.

RUNWAY Startup Incubator

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

seif supports and promotes teams seeking to apply innovative business ideas to respond to current social and/or environmental problems, otherwise known as «social enterprises». We do so by offering companies programs, consulting, training, and general support according to their needs and stage of development.

SICTIC

The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) is a non profit association that connects smart money investors with early-stage tech startups.

Startfeld

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

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.

Technology Fund

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.

Technopark Alliance

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.

UZH Innovation Hub

The UZH Innovation Hub is the platform for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. It bundles skills and knowledge at the university, connects students and researchers with the innovation ecosystem nationally and internationally and provides support to transfer research into marketable products and to realize innovative ideas by founding a venture. The UZH Innovation Hub as a catalyst accelerates the further development of new inventions and ideas and fosters the transfer of innovative research and teaching into economy and society.

Zürcher Kantonalbank

ZKB offers professional support in equity and startup financing or mezzanine capital.

Connect Event Start-ups

REALITI
REALITI
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ARAWAK
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CommentMagic
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LCA-App
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LightGuide
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Nemosia
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Rowesys
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SafeSwissCare
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Silver Spec
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Space Metals
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Streamlined
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Zaffro
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GreenWards
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Antefil_Composite_Tech
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biosimo
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PHENOLIVA
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Fibrosis Imaging
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Felicious
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Biomolecular Separator
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SmartHem
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