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Venture forward!

Switzerland's leading startup competition.

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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 three verticals: health care & nutrition, hardware, and software & services. Starting each year in January, 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. Our 2019 competition is currently closed, which gives you plenty of time to polish up your pitch deck and join >>venture>> in 2020 for the chance of a lifetime.

What >>venture>> offers

Prizes

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

Network

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

Visibility

Become part of Switzerland's startup ecosystem and make a name for your future company. Competition winners also enjoy valuable media exposure.

Meet the 2019 >>venture>> finalists

Health & Nutrition

Get to know the top 10 ideas in food and med-tech that sparked the interest of our expert jury.

Hardware

From robotics and chemicals all the way to energy, these top 10 ideas are definitely worth noting.

Software & Services

Explore the 10 startup ideas that aim to make the world a better and easier place for us all through innovation.

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