Helping entrepreneurs grow and scale and providing members with high-speed access to innovation

Our Startup Bootcamps provide startups with vital business knowledge, offer rich networking and business opportunities, and provide access to established Swiss Accelerator Programs.

At the same time, our corporate members will benefit from a high-speed access to leading national and international startups which can help them accelerate their own ideas and digital transformation processes.

For international Startups

The Market Entry Bootcamp offers promising international startups a deep-dive into the Swiss entrepreneurship ecosystem via access to leading Swiss corporations, Swiss accelerator and incubator programs as well as public institutions.

As a participating startup you will engage in an intensive matchmaking program composed of corporate intros, pitches, Proof-of-Concept building sessions, 1:1 meetings, expert workshops as well as networking events. Moreover, you will have the possibility to be shortlisted to take part in a leading Swiss startup accelerator and further profit from mentoring, funding and networking possibilities.

Applications are welcome from international startups provided you meet one of following requirements:

  • Successful first external financing round
  • Existing MVP
  • Existing clients

… as well as a promising business idea in one of the following sectors:

  • Fintech & Crypto
  • Life Science & Food
  • EdTech & Learning
  • Smart City, Infrastructure & Mobility

In addition you will be able to profit from free co-working space after the end of the bootcamp in the heart of Zurich at Kraftwerk, a unique space fueling Swiss innovation and collaboration.

Dates & Location

2019 program coming soon

Additional Participation Information for Corporates

Benefit from this curated high-speed Bootcamp with access to leading international startups and accelerate your own digital transformation process.

The Bootcamp is open to digitalswitzerland members but also to non-members. Each participating corporation can bring in two participants. Spots are limited and the registration follows a first-come-first-serve principle.

For digitalswitzerland members the program is free of charge. Non-members will be charged with a participation fee. For more information regarding registration and participation please contact our Project Manager Matthias Zwingli (matthias@digitalswitzerland.com) or register directly by clicking on the registration button below.

 

The Market Entry Bootcamp is operated by:

For Swiss Scale-ups

The Scale up Bootcamp offers Swiss Scale up startups rich business development opportunities with industry leaders to accelerate their businesses.

As a participating startup you will engage in an intensive one-day matchmaking bootcamp for business deals composed of corporate intros, pitches, Scale-up deal building sessions, 1:1 meetings, an expert workshop as well as a rich networking opportunity.

Applications are welcome from Swiss scale-up startups provided you meet one of the following requirements:

  • Successful external financing rounds
  • Validated business model & product
  • Demonstrated value proposition for corporates

… as well as a product/service in one of the following sectors:

  • Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
  • Mobility & Smart City
  • Big Data analytics: from AI to SaaS
  • Robotics & Connected Machines
  • Digital Health & Foodtech
  • Cyber Security & Encription

Dates & Locations

2019  program coming soon

Additional Participation Information for Corporates

Benefit from these curated match-making Bootcamps with leading Swiss Scale up startups and accelerate your own digital transformation process.

The Bootcamps are open to digitalswitzerland members but also to non-members. Each participating corporation can bring in two participants per Bootcamp. Spots are limited and the registration follows a first-come-first-serve principle.

For digitalswitzerland members the program is free of charge. Non-members will be charged with a participation fee. For more information regarding registration and participation please contact our Project Manager Matthias Zwingli (matthias@digitalswitzerland.com) or register directly by clicking on the registration button below.

 

The Scale up Bootcamps are operated by:

Program Partner