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Early-stage innovation got a kickstart in Western Switzerland

The leading competition in Switzerland, >>venture>>, kickstarted their 2023 edition at the innovation hub of Western Switzerland, EPFL.

Seasoned and aspiring entrepreneurs, industry experts, startup coaches, investors and startup support organizations gathered on November 22, 2022 at EPFL to celebrate the start of the 2023 >>venture>> edition.

The evening included highlights such as a welcome by EPFL's VP for Innovation, Ursula Oesterle, and a keynote speech by EPFL alum and 2022 >>venture>> Grand Prize Winner, Margaux Peltier, CEO and co-founder of Enerdrape.

A special thanks to our >>venture>> network which included:

Mentors & Jurors

Mauro Lattuada

Romain Bochat

Francis Kuhlen

Melanie Gonzalez

Tomas Svoboda


Composite Recycling: Mitchell Anderson

DePoly: Samantha Anderson

mia&noa: Maren Knief Clerc

Nuniq: Carmen Escano Serrano


Angel Investor: Renato Del Grosso

BAS: Manuela Giangrande

Fongit: Caroline Coquerel

Salus Partners: Fariba Hashemi

SICTIC: Thomas Billeter


Johanne Stettler

Yoan Suozzi Borrero


Niccolo Schlueb

We leave you with a few photos from the evening!


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