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Scaleup Enablement

Switzerland’s thriving startup ecosystem is the ideal launchpad to scale up digital innovation. We connect with tech hubs around the world to showcase Swiss innovation and transform Switzerland into a leading digital nation.

Digital Innovation for ambitious challenges

Scaleup enablement programmes are aligned with digitalswitzerland initiatives, including Digital Health, eSustainability, and Cybersecurity & Infrastructure. We accelerate growth of high-potential startups through our strong member network, increased global visibility, and a focus on connectedness. Keep an eye on our events page for flagship annual events including Startup Days and our Scaleup Bootcamps.

Swiss startup ecosystem in numbers

Swiss startup ecosystem in numbers


Invested in Swiss Startups (2022)

Swiss startup ecosystem in numbers


Startup funding rounds (2022)

Swiss startup ecosystem in numbers


Unicorns born in Switzerland (2013-2022)

#Swiss Tech

SwissTech is a united initiative to promote the entire Swiss innovation ecosystem and showcase Switzerland internationally as a world-class innovation and technology hub. Together with our partners Presence Switzerland, Switzerland Global Enterprise, innosuisse and swissnex we bring our outstanding startups and corporations to the leading tech conferences on the globe and showcase their technology to the world.

The most comprehensive database of Swiss startups, separated into segments including ICT, Cleantech, and Medtech. Created and maintained by VentureLab, this is also the basis of the Top 100 Startups and Top 100 Scaleups annual competitions.

Swiss Startup Ecosystem Map

Together with the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC), digitalswitzerland created a startup ecosystem map designed to help early stage startups navigate the ecosystem.

Swiss Startup Radar

The Swiss Startup Radar is a yearly publication that compares the performance of the startup ecosystem with other countries and regions. The most recent report focuses on Sustainability, identifying Switzerland as having the highest density of sustainability startups per capita among the world’s top 20 startup nations.

Swiss Venture Capital Report

The freely accessible Swiss Venture Capital Report is the reference publication for investment in Swiss startups. The annual report provides an analysis of the financing rounds, a list of the investments and an overview of the most important exits.

Innosuisse Guide

The Swiss Innovation Agency, Innosuisse, supports science-based innovations of companies, researchers, start-ups and other innovative organisations in Switzerland. Use this helpful guide to navigate their support offerings.

Contact us

Get in touch for more information on our varied programmes and activities.

Phil Norris
Senior Manager Scaleup Enablement