STARTUP CAMPUS has a highly qualified network of coaches and experts with many years of start-up experience, which is continuously expanding. Take a look at interesting offers and events where our startup coaches are involved and provide young entrepreneurs with helpful tips. Sounds interesting to you? Then get in touch with us and become part of the STARTUP CAMPUS start-up expert community!

Working with talented entrepreneurs
Transfer of knowledge and experience
Inspiring startup environment
Active promotion of the Swiss start-up ecosystem

Trainings and events where our coaches are involved and which might be of interest to you

Directors Education Program for Business Angels

Are you or do you want to become a successful startup board member? During 4 afternoons the participants will be sensitized to the risks and challenges of a start-up board of directors – in interactive workshops, presentations, case studies, discussions and a final board due diligence including live pitching. This specialized training program is aimed at interested business angels, board members and investors who would like to learn first-hand practical tips and advice for the successful management of a start-up.

  Technopark Winterthur


Early-stage startup support
Accelerate your business!

In the RUNWAY Startup Incubator, we offer young entrepreneurs tailor-made coaching, excellent networking and consulting. In addition, incubatees profit from the physical coworking space and state-of-the-art infrastructure at Technopark Winterthur. Our goal: to accelerate you and your early-stage startup within a few months and make you ready to take off.

Outstanding Boards for Successful Startups

Through this platform, innovative startups and SMEs can assess their needs and identify the most qualified experts to join their Board, or Advisory Board. Accredited Board members can further improve their skills with exclusive and curated content as well as customized training.

Our coaches

Dr. Adrian W. Müller
Lecturer/ Coach

Dr. Adrian W. Müller

Prof. Dr. Adrian W. Müller is head of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the ZHAW School of Management and Law. He teaches strategic foresight, innovation management and entrepreneurship and is the owner of noocleus AG.

Founding experience

Noocleus AG, Founder & Owner
Müller Corporate Clothing, Co-Founder/Owner
Von Rickenbach Solid Wood, Co-Founder
Further start-ups accompanied in founding process, Advisory/Coaching

Experience in private economy

Since 2017
Senior Lecturer for Business Innovation at the ETH Zurich
Since 2014
Director Runway Startup Incubator at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Since 2013
Head of Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur
Since 2013
Start-Up Trainer & Member of the Advisory Board at Startup Campus (
Senior Lecturer/ Project Leader for Foresight & Innovation, Entrepreneurship at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Lecturer for Strategic Management at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Since 2008
Founder of noocleus AG
Lecturer for Strategic Innovation , Design Department at the Zurich University of the Arts
Lecturer for Scientific Work Methods at the University of Zurich
Co-Founder at the Mueller Corporate Clothing
Managment Consultant at the PIT AG, Baar
PIT Management Consulting, Zurich, Consultant for Strategy and Organization
IMG Information Management Group, St.Gallen, Business Researcher

Berufserfahrung Academia

CAS Didactics for Higher Education at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Zurich University of the Arts, Department Design, Lecturer for Strategic Innovation & Design, Founder & Manager Masterprogram Trends
Dr. oec, HSG, Chair for Strategic Management, Institute of Management at the University of St.Gallen
Lic. oec. HSG, Finance and Accounting at the University of St.Gallen

Claudia Bolliger-Winkler
CEO Lionstep AG

Claudia Bolliger-Winkler

CEO Lionstep AG

Beat Seeliger

Beat Seeliger


Rolf Corrodi
Lawyer/ Consultant/ Coach

Rolf Corrodi

He is the owner of office Corrodi GmbH and partner at Videobooks Interactive Ltd.  as well as a senior consultant at DOCMINE.

Work experience 19 Years

Startup experience  Years

Founding experience

Founder of Büro Corrodi GmbH

Experience in private economy

Since 2017
Senior Consultant at DOCMINE Productions
Since 2017
Partner at Videobooks Interactive Ltd.
Since 2014
Owner of Corrodi GmbH
Burkard & Partner Werbeagentur AG
Senior Consultant (different communication agencies)
Glamour engineering
Isler & Pedrazzini
Lawyer at Isler & Pedrazzini AG as well as Hug Interlizenz AG

Berufserfahrung Academia

ZHAW, Executive Master in Arts Management, postgraduate studies
PhD from the University of Zurich UZH in Law
License at the University of Zurich UZH and at the University of Lucerne

Anil Sethi
Trainer/ Serial Entrepreneur

Anil Sethi

Author (From Science to Startup), Entrepreneur-in-Residence @ETH Zurich

Work experience 15 Years

Startup experience 15 Years

Experience in private economy

2016 - Today
Entrepreneur in residence and lecturer at ETH Zürich
2018 - Today
Coach at Startup Campus, Zürich
2018 - Today
Chief trainer at Venture Kick, Zürich
2015 - Today
Co-Founder and advisor at Scrona AG, Zürich
2019 - Today
Co-Founder und Chairman of the board at Instaheat AG, Zürich
2006 - 2012
Founder, CEO and CFO at Flisom AG, Zürich

Berufserfahrung Academia

1998 - 2000
MBA, London Business School, UK
1991 - 1994
Master-equivalent chartered accountant, India
1989 - 1991
Master-equivalent cost and works accountant, India
1986 - 1989
Bachelor in Commerce and Ecomonics, India

Dr. Mario Stark
CEO/ Lecturer/ Coach

Dr. Mario Stark

CEO of Vivor AG

Work experience 27 Years

Startup experience  Years

Founding experience

Founder and CEO, Solianis Monitoring AG, Zürich
Founder and partner, Kellenberger & Stark AG, Bern

Experience in private economy

Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences
Delegate of the board of directors, Solianis Holding AG, Zug
CEO, Solianis Monitoring AG, Zurich
Chief Operating Officer at Pendragon Medical AG
Executive Vice President Marketing & Product Management, Zimmer/Sulzer Medica, Winterthur
Executive VP Strategic Marketing & Information Technology, Sulzer Medica, Baar
Vice President Human Resources, Sulzer Medica, Baar
Founder and Partner, Kellenberger & Stark AG, Bern
Research Assistant at Pro Senectute

Berufserfahrung Academia

International Marketing Programme, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Managing the global enterprise, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Advanced Management Program, SKU, Zurich
MA, University of Bern

Dr. Ben Graziano
Coach / Head-Trainer / Lecturer

Dr. Ben Graziano

He is Innosuisse Special Coach for Pitching, Climate KIC Start-up Coach, co-founder and director of Everbeam (Malawi), head trainer at the Startup Campus (Innosuisse Modules 2/3/4), start-up coach for Runway Incubator, Winterthur, and lecturer at the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, ZHAW.

Work experience 20 Years

Startup experience 11 Years

Founding experience

Founder and Director, Aurora Software Limited (2000), United Kingdom

Founder and Director, Everbeam Limited (2013), Malawi

Experience in private economy

Founder & director, Everbeam Limited, Malawi
Technology Commercialisation Manager, Carbon Trust Limited, United Kingdom
Spacecraft Engineering Manager, EADS Astrium, United Kingdom
Freelance Consultant (Clients: Accenture), United Kingdom
Freelance Software Developer, (Clients: Disney and Verizon), United Kingdom

Berufserfahrung Academia

Research associate at the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, ZHAW
Researcher at the Space Research Centre at the University of Cranfield in England

Karin A. Stephan
Coach & Managing Director Impact Hub Zurich

Karin A. Stephan

Coach & Managing Director Impact Hub Zurich

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