Venture startup competition Switzerland
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SWITZERLAND'S LEADING STARTUP COMPETITION

Ready to turn your innovative business idea into reality? Dare to venture forward with us.

SUBMISSIONS FOR 2021 NOW OPEN

Have a promising business idea? >>venture>> can connect you to the people and resources you need. All you need to do is submit your business case to our expert jury for your chance to win up to CHF 150,000 in non-dilutive cash prizes.

Registration is free!

 
VENTURE startup competition winner 2017
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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.

Venture competition winner 2019
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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.

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

 

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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The 2021 edition of >>venture>> is now open for submissions.
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