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Your first point of contact for Startups, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Gallen


Join our vibrant and interdisciplinary community today. Our unique and creative house, offered by ETH Zurich, is open to all ETH students with a desire to experiment within a specific topic or an idea. Everyone is welcome.


Since 2016 MassChallenge Switzerland has been a leader in helping startups across Europe grow their businesses. Annually we accelerate 90 early stage startups taking no equity or fees. We seek startups from all industries: from using AI to improve procurement to developing alternative proteins. As of 2019 we had accelerated 298 startups, who had raised over CHF 120M in funding.


The Swiss innovation hub for precision medicine



SEIF supports and promotes impact driven entrepreneurs – individuals or teams – with innovative business ideas to solve current social and/or environmental challenges. With a main focus on TECH FOR IMPACT, we provide targeted support for impact entrepreneurs to grow, improve their business performance and scale their impact.


>>venture>>, an annual competition that supports startups in five verticals: health care & nutrition, industrials & engineering, retail & consumer services, ICT, and finance & insurance. Awarding over half a million Swiss francs each year, 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.



EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.


Impacting people's lives in emerging markets through entrepreneurship and technology


Bamboo Capital Partners is an impact investing platform which provides innovative financing solutions to businesses in emerging markets serving the needs of low- and middle income populations, thus catalysing lasting impact. We bridge the gap between seed and growth stage funding through a full suite of finance options – from debt to equity – which we activate unilaterally or through strategic partnerships.



Startfeld is the innovation and start-up network  in the St.GallenBodenseeArea. In every phase of innovation, we support both ambitious entrepreneurs and established SME, who are open to new impulses and development.

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A privately financed Swiss venture builder for corporates and startups. We unleash the entrepreneurial potential to build startups and transform companies


You need to know your market before you can gain a foothold in it. Innosuisse sends innovative start-ups hoping to enter international markets to test the waters abroad.

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

The IPI is responsible for examining, granting and administering industrial property rights (patents, trade marks and designs). It works together with governmental agencies, trade associations and businesses to enforce Swiss indications of source within Switzerland and internationally.