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The Swiss business and networking platform

14 May 2025 | Kursaal, Bern









Unlock Switzerland!

Meet the startup ecosystem in just one day

startup days (SUD) are the nationwide business and networking platform for startups, investors, enablers, SMEs and corporates in Switzerland. Every year, the Swiss startup ecosystem meets to network, exchange know-how and discuss relevant topics of the startup ecosystem. It’s a vibrant family reunion, where you’ll meet all key players in one day.

About us

Explore the #SUD24 program

Dive into the Swiss startup insights with 40+ exciting sessions and 125+ excellent speakers.

Alisée de Tonnac
Alisée de Tonnac

Founder, Seedstars

Stuart Russell
Stuart Russell

Director, Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence and Professor, UC Berkeley

Cornelia Gut-Villa
Cornelia Gut-Villa

Board Member, SICTIC

Jeremias Meier
Jeremias Meier


Unlock the experience

Level up your network
Level up your network

Imagine meeting all the key players in the Swiss startup ecosystem without having to travel across Switzerland and without inefficient scheduling over months. At startup days, we’ll bring the entire ecosystem together in a single day, giving you unparalleled access to startups, investors, enablers, SMEs and corporates. Be where everyone is meeting to network and discuss business opportunities. Make the connections that matter!

Upgrade your skills
Upgrade your skills

Discover new possibilities and tools with over 125 speakers in more than 40 sessions! Whether you’re a startup founder, investor, enabler or corporate, our content of diverse sessions will challenge you to think outside the box and enhance your expertise. Embrace the lessons from industry experts, from both failures and success stories and gain valuable insights that will shape your own path to success. Immerse yourself into a pool of knowledge of the entire Swiss startup ecosystem.

Find your perfect match
Find your perfect match

Unlock smart networking at startup days! Our dynamic matchmaking feature enables personal 1:1 meetings. Discover profiles of fellow attendees on our app. Chat about your motivation for an exclusive face-to-face meeting, and seamlessly book your table in advance of the event. This ensures efficient, targeted connections that foster collaborations.

Youngsters – first seen at #SUD24

Unlock the future of Swiss innovation with Youngsters – newcomers first seen at startup days. On 30 May 2024, 18 #DeepTech and #AppliedTech startups pitched live – some of them for the first time. Explore who was on stage and who of them caught the jury’s special attention – our “Catches of the Jury”.

Explore Youngsters

Content Hub

Explore podcasts and on-demand sessions in our Content Hub – your inspirational source for startup insights.

What attendees say about #SUD

  • It’s an awesome event and the foundation of the Swiss startup ecosystem. I am an ecosystem builder myself, so I obviously love it.
    Adrian Locher, Founder and CEO, Merantix
  • I love this event. It’s so energetic. We’re over 1.500 people here, I’m talking to all the startups and investors. It’s just fantastic.
    Tanya Froehlich, COO, Swiss ICT Investor Club
  • For us startup days is the most important event of the year because it’s the place where the entire ecosystem meets to network annually.
    Simon Enderli, CEO, Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation
  • The startup days are the ideal place for an inspiring exchange between founders and investors. Personally, I consider startups days a highlight of the Swiss startup and innovation world.
    Léa Miggiano, Co-Founder & CMO, Carvolution


Explore the dynamic atmosphere and hot topics of our past events.

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Valid until 31 December 2023 and while stock lasts

Discover participants:
  • Explore who attends the event on our app
  • Chat with attendees in advance
  • Access to all sessions during the event
  • Pre-book your favourite sessions in advance
  • Access all sessions online for a limited time after the event
1:1 meetings:
  • Pre-book 1:1 meetings with other attendees
  • Connect to our well-selected exhibitors
Time for networking:
  • The program provides ample space for networking
Food & drinks:
  • Enjoy a welcome coffee, snacks, lunch and the farewell-apéro
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