Experts

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

24.02.2020 - 23.03.2020  Zurich

Startup Board Academy

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

STARTUP CAMPUS Incubator

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.

26.05.2020  ETH Zürich

Ecosystem Connect Event

Meet the Swiss startup ecosystem

The main goal of the Ecosystem Connect Event which takes place within the context of the Innosuisse start-up training ‘Business Concept’ is to connect participants with investors and representatives of the Swiss startup ecosystem and establish important contacts to enhance their business ideas. Investors and invited organizations of the Swiss Startup Ecosystem see up to 30 exciting new startup ideas and meet motivated aspiring entrepreneurs.

Our coaches

Chris Pallaris
Consultant/ Director/ Coach

Chris Pallaris

Currently he is director and consultant at the i-intelligence GmbH.

Work experience 20 Years

Startup experience  Years

Founding experience

Founder & director, i-intelligence GmbH


Experience in private economy

Since 2012
Associate professor for intelligence studies at Mercyhurst University
Since 2012
Quaestus
Since 2011
Lecturer for Business Intelligence at the Rochester Bern Executive MBA
Since 2011
Lecturer for Competitive Intelligence, ZHAW School of Management and Law
Since 2010
i-intelligence GmbH
Since 2010
The NATO School, trainer of “Intelligence and Counterterrorism”
2008-2010
Head of Strategy and Open Source Intelligence at the Inernational Relations and Security Network (ISN)
2003-2010
Executive Editor at the Inernational Relations and Security Network (ISN), ETH Zurich
2000-2002
Independent journalist and consultant
1998-2000
PricewaterhouseCoopers, London


Berufserfahrung Academia

2008-2011
Master of Business Administration (MBA), The Open University

Isabelle Siegrist
Founder & CEO

Isabelle Siegrist

Founder & CEO

Bea Knecht
Trainer & Entrepreneur

Bea Knecht

Trainer & Entrepreneur

Beda Meienberger
CEO/ Lecturer/ Coach

Beda Meienberger

He is co-director of the Active Assisted Living AAL Competence Center of the FHS St.Gallen, lecturer and delegate of the FHS St.Gallen in the starting field.

Work experience 22 Years

Startup experience  Years

Founding experience

Founder of Netlink AG
Co-founder of Object Engineering GmbH
Co-founder of the Solution Network Group
Co-founder of Telenet AG
Co-founder of Fun Language AG (founded in two countries)
Co-founder Fun Language Holding
Co-founder of Fun Language GmbH
Founder of Netlink Telenet AG


Experience in private economy

2004-2006
Penta Group AG, St. Gallen, VR
2004-2006
Penta Group REAG IT AG, Kehrsatz, CEO
1996-2004
Telenet AG, St. Gallen, VRP
1993-2004
Netlink AG, St. Gallen, CEO
1979-1993
Various positions with medium-sized and large companies in the CH industry


Berufserfahrung Academia

2010-2012
Master of Advanced Study in Coaching & Organisationsentwicklung, IAP / ZHAW
2011-2012
BSO Recognition as Coach BSO, Swiss Professional Association for Coaching, Supervision, Organizational Consulting
2007-2008
Master of Advanced Study in Business Information Management, University of Applied Sciences Eastern Switzerland, St.Gallen (FHO/FHS)
1997-1998
Entrepreneurship / Europreneur HSG, Insead, UHA Colmar und IKL Vevey

Jürg Stuker
Consultant

Jürg Stuker

Consultant

Phil Bachmann
Leiter Service Innovation Lab FH Graubünden

Phil Bachmann

He is lecturer for human-centered innovation and project leader at the Swiss Institiute of Entrepreneurship SIFE at HTW Chur. As a certified Design Thinking Coach, he accompanies start-ups from problem definition through idea generation and validation to market entry.

Work experience 15 Years

Startup experience  Years

Founding experience

elefantstudios.ch (Coach)


Experience in private economy

Since 2016
Digital Strategy & Design Thinking - Head of Service Innovation Lab University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur
2014 - 2016
Digital Strategy - Sr. Project Manager Strategy & Innovation/ Deputy Head Retail Digital Migros Cooperative Association
2012 – 2014
Strategy Consulting – Manager Deloitte Consulting AG
2011 – 2011
Strategy Consulting – Manager FIDES Financial Systems Development Services AG, Namibia
2005 - 2010
Strategy Consulting - Senior Consultant Deloitte Consulting AG
2002
Management Consulting - Trainee Horváth & Partners Management Consultants, Deutsche Bank AG


Berufserfahrung Academia

2004
Stockholm School of Economics CEMS-MIM
1999 - 2005
University of St. Gallen-(HSG) Lic. Oec., Strategy & Organization -
2010 - 2012
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich MAS International Cooperation

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
2004-2014
Burkard & Partner Werbeagentur AG
2004-2014
Senior Consultant (different communication agencies)
2003
Glamour engineering
2002
Isler & Pedrazzini
1999-2002
Lawyer at Isler & Pedrazzini AG as well as Hug Interlizenz AG


Berufserfahrung Academia

2004-2006
ZHAW, Executive Master in Arts Management, postgraduate studies
2000-2003
PhD from the University of Zurich UZH in Law
1991-1997
License at the University of Zurich UZH and at the University of Lucerne

Beat Seeliger
Co-Founder

Beat Seeliger

Co-Founder

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