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SWITZERLAND'S LEADING STARTUP COMPETITION

Our 2022 edition is now open for submissions!
Find out how you can join the competition and venture forward with us.

 
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JOIN OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

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Protect Your Intellectual Property
 

"Good ideas can be stolen... by Pirates and Others."

Let's make sure your ideas are safe.


This seminar is hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and presented by a patent expert at IPI. Participants will receive an introduction to the protection of intellectual property such as trademarks, patents, designs or copyrights. The seminar ends with an apero.

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

You probably do a lot of pitching already, so let us pitch you. Take the next minute to learn about the >>venture>> competition and why you should dare to venture forward with us.

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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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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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SUCCESS STORIES

SENSIRION founders venture startup competition winners

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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