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

  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.

25.05.2021  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

Lorenz Ineichen
Head Startup Support Startfeld

Lorenz Ineichen

Head Startup Support Startfeld

Melanie Kovacs
Entrepreneur & Business Coach

Melanie Kovacs

Entrepreneur & Business Coach

Nicolas Berg
Entrepreneur/ Business Developer/ Coach

Nicolas Berg

Co-founder of 12 startups since 1984, he has over 14 years of experience in (co-)managing startups and early-stage investing.

Founding experience

•    Serial Entrepreneur; founder of 12 startups (e.g. Borsalino.ch)
•    Business Angel in 20 startups since 2000 (e.g. XING)


Experience in private economy

Since 2018
Advisory Board & Coach at Enolyst, Hush-Zurich and kirik.io
Since 2017
Head Business Development and Investor Relations at HEGIAS
Since 2017
Head of Business Development at xaxada
Since 2017
Head Business Development at Lorange Network
Since 2016
Starup Coach, Trainer, Author at Bergpark GmbH
2015-2017
Partner at buildastiq- smart workflow & data
Since 2014
Shareholder at I believe in you
2013-2013
Inerim CEO at Sharoo
2012-2013
Chairman & Interim CEO at Questli
2006-2012
Board member and investor at restorm.com
2006-2013
Early-stage Venture Capitalist at Redalpine Venture Partners
2005-2015
Trainer and Starup-Coach at venturelab.ch
2005-2011
Shareholder at Trigami AG (today part of Teads)
2004-2010
Country Manager Switzerland, Investor at XING
2004-2006
CEO at Neurotune AG
2002-2006
Business angel seeking co-investors at innovative start-ups
2000-2007
Shareholder, former board member at Whitestein.com
2000-2004
Chairman at Venturix.com
1998-2000
Founder, CTO, Sales & Marketing at Borsalino.ch (today Cash.ch)
1992-1998
Editor for the Berner Newspaper
1988-1992
Partner and founder of Intro (Switzerland)


Berufserfahrung Academia

1980-1985
M.Sc. (BA), lic.rer.pol., Business Administration, Law at the University of Bern

Christoph Birkholz
Co-Founder Impact Hub Zurich, Entrepreneur

Christoph Birkholz

Co-Founder Impact Hub Zurich, Entrepreneur

Isabelle Siegrist
Founder & CEO

Isabelle Siegrist

Founder & CEO

Regula Buob
CEO, Consultant and Trainer

Regula Buob

CEO, Consultant and Trainer

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

Christian Koch
Co-Founder Hades

Christian Koch

Co-Founder Hades

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