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 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!
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Scope Law AG is a Zurich based business law firm providing expert legal advice and representation in all practice areas commercially relevant for companies, including Startup & Venture Capital; Corporate Law, M&A and Corporate Finance; Contract & Commercial; Employment & Social Security; Litigation & Procedures; Intellectual Property, Technology & IT; Privacy & Data Protection. As a dynamic law firm with a lean structure, we can offer you efficient and practical solutions – on the best terms and conditions.
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.
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 ETH Entrepreneur Club is a student-run initiative with the vision to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs and encourage them to pursue their dreams. They host a co-working space with more than 25 early stage, ETH-related startups and organise 30 events per year. This includes InCube, an international design thinking competition, Launch, a startup and entrepreneurship conference and the F*ckUp Nights, an inspirational event about the meaning of failure.
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.
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.
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.
Zürcher Kantonalbank is the close bank and successfully positions itself as a universal bank with regional roots and international networking. Among other things, Zürcher Kantonalbank actively promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in Switzerland as an active investor and through various partnerships, such as its support for the RUNWAY incubator and the Pioneer Award.
ARS is aiming for developing a complex touch sensor system that can be applied to flexible surfaces and very versatile applications. Such as the development of artificial sensing skin for robots or prosthetics, replicating the capabilities of the human sense of touch.
Eclix enables businesses to provide their customers with a sunny experience!
We provide high-resolution geospatial analyses for established platforms in the leisure industry to give their customers a better surrounding overview & experience.
Many modern electronic devices, such as flat panel and flexible displays, touch screens as well as flexible solar cells, consist of multiple transparent thin-film layers.
Structuring or patterning of the different layers of a thin-film composition via selective ablation is an improtant step in functionalization or optimization of the device.
We propose a novel laser platform which is optimal for the selective ablation process as it can be widely tuned in the Mid-Infrared spectral range where the materials exhibit distinctive absorption features for process optimization.
Air is a virtual personal assistant to which you can outsource trivial todos. It serves expats who are new to a country and not yet familiar with the local language and culture.
We have developed a novel and patented method for protein conjugation. We now want to bring improved Antibody Drug Conjugates to market to improve clinical outcome and quality of life for cancer patients.
An estimated 100.000 older films have not been digitised, mostly because current scanning technology is too expensive and labour intensive. Our multispectral film scanning workflow will revolutionise how film archives around the world preserve and make their important collections accessible.
Following the need for a more efficient distribution of pathology cases, we create a freelancing platform for modern pathology. Leveraging digital technology CloudPathology will fight the scarcity of pathologists and create further income streams for aspiring pathologists.
We make the development of new pharmaceutical drugs faster, cheaper and safer by providing analytical instrumentation to the pharmaceutical industry. Our tool allows drug manufacturers to screen drug candidates earlier in the development process ensuring that only the most promising enter the clinical trial phase.
Hunite is a cutting-edge digital platform connecting trusted nonprofits with supporters who want to contribute by donating, promoting or volunteering. Our platform built around a due diligence algorithm and smart discovery features combined with blockchain technology will allow individuals and companies to discover and support a selection of serious and impactful organizations. We want to disrupt this sector by building a feel good community of supporters featuring a gamified interface and NFT artists to help engage users to participate more regularly and strengthen the bridge between NGOs and donors.
We build open-source, affordable, and high-quality turbidity sensors for the health assessment of rivers, lakes, and oceans. We co-create these sensors with the help of our community of researchers, educators, and activists.
The app "SOCii" enables elderly people who live independently or in assisted facilities to find, playfully, like-minded people in their surrounding area to create their own social community. It also gives the person a picture of their personal identity. We connect elderly people through technology and enable quality of life.
Enhance your verbal communication skills with our AI-driven digital coach. Become a digital Empath! Learn how you come across to others and how you can make your appearance more sympathetic and confident.
Winduction provides the dynamic wireless energy solution for all electric vehicles. We are providing wireless roads charging electric vehicles, solving the demand of public charging centers and of limited distances.
Smart sensor network and IoT platform for real time monitoring the structural health of existing buildings and bridges. Subscription based service, providing online structural health indicators for rapid loss assessment after unexpected events (ie earthquakes, floods, landslides and traffic accidents). Data-driven metrics for AI-supported maintenance-planning of large building/bridges portfolios.
We’re building a news construction era! Minimize repetitive work and save money and time. The Autonomic Floor Grinder can grind the floor without human hand control, like a robotic vacuum cleaner.
Each physiotherapy treatment is individual. In just a few clicks, WakeUp Pelvic enables therapists to provide tailor-made video exercise programs to their patients.
A digital solution for public transportation companies. We enable small public transport companies to take advantage of big data to optimize their business.
Two key deciding factors for the view count of a youtube video is the title and the thumbnail. We are aiming to create appealing thumbnails and titles for the youtubers by analyzing millions of youtube videos and leveraging artificial intelligence.
CO2L is a project aiming to convert CO2 into useful products. Our technology is built for the realization of net-zero goals. We have a machine that converts CO2 into a valuable product that can be commercialized. You heard right: thats like making trash into gold!