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SWITZERLAND'S LEADING STARTUP COMPETITION

Congratulations to our 2022 winners! Read all about them and be inspired.

If you want to turn your innovative business idea into reality, learn how you can venture forward with us starting November 2022.

NEWS & EVENTS

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Open Mic Night Registration Opened!

Perfect your elevator pitch with the >>venture>> and Geneus coaches in Geneva on Oct 6th.

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The 2022 winners have been announced!

Congratulations to 2022 Grand Prize Winner, Enerdrape. Meet our vertical winners and Audience Award...

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Groam: the revolution of the foam industry

Groam is a provider of biodegradable foam biomaterials for fast disposables such as protective packaging...

WHY JOIN OUR COMPETITION?

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NETWORK

Connect with mentors and get expert feedback. Make valuable contacts that will shape your future and get your business off the ground.

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PRIZES

Make your startup dreams a reality with up to CHF 150,000 in cash and a business consulting package from McKinsey & Company.

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VISIBILITY

Make connections in the Swiss startup scene and get access to investors and top business executives in Switzerland as well as media exposure.

SHAPE THE COMPANIES OF TOMORROW

Ready to turn your innovative business idea into reality? Then you're a perfect match for >>venture>>, an annual competition that supports startups in the five verticals below. Awarding over half a million Swiss francs, each year we open our competition and invite you to attend our workshops, make connections in the Swiss startup scene and access our coaching and mentor network.

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Finance
& Insurance
Health &
Nutrition
ICT
Industrials &
Engineering
Retail &
Consumer Services
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SUCCESS STORIES

 
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SENSIRION

ETH spinoff Sensirion was the winner of the inaugural edition of >>venture>> in 1998. The company has gone on to become a leading producer of innovative digital microsensors, supplying customers in the medical, industrial, automotive and consumer goods industries. Headquartered near Zurich, Sensirion now employs over 600 staff across multiple branches in Europe, Asia and the United States.

 
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PLAYBOOK FOR A WINNING BUSINESS CASE

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Download our E-book

You've got a stellar idea, but putting it into a business case is a whole other story. 

Don't fret! Our alumni and jurors have joined forces to give you some tips and tricks on putting together a winning business case.

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