Launched in 1997, >>venture>> has now been fostering winning business ideas for over two decades. Competition alumni have gone on to successfully found over 700 companies and create more than 7,000 jobs here in Switzerland. Read on to learn more about the up-and-coming innovators that >>venture>> has supported over the years
2021 GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Congratulations to the 2021 >>venture>> Grand Prize Winner, Maptiler, who won CHF 150,000 as well as a McKinsey & Company business consulting package. MapTiler builds digital smart maps that integrate into web and mobile apps of B2B clients and connect to their business data.
Finance & Insurance
When customers buy something valuable, they need insurance. Large shops offer insurance on checkout. Small, specialised shops do not. They are too small to partner with insurers. Collectively, however, they account for ~50% of valuable items sales. Lyyna empowers banks to serve this large untapped market: Customers pay for large purchases digitally. A bank connects to Lyyna, which analyses the payment data. and enables the bank to offer their customer the insurance directly from her smartphone.