DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC SITUATION THE STARTUP DAYS 2020 HAVE BEEN POSTPONED TO OCTOBER - www.startupdays.ch/#announcement

Agenda

ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation we have been forced to postpone the Startup DAYS from June to October. Hence, the agenda below is subject to change. We will make the necessary amendments as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding

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  • DAY 1

    October 5th 2020

  • Check-in, badge collection and welcome coffee
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Welcome by Startup INVEST.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Support organisations and Accelerators pitching on the SoapBox - 30-45 seconds, no slides. GO!
    DISCOVER
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 3 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 4 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    SZENARIO 1 (5th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Artificial Intelligence * Augmented & Virtual Reality * Data Mining & Machine Learning * Mobility * Robotics * Smart Buildings * Smart Cities * Supply Chain & Logistics
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: CONTENT & CHANNELS includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Art & Culture * Consumer Electronics * E-commerce & Online Marketplaces * Education * Enterprise Software * Gaming * Industrial Internet & IoT * Lifestyle & Fashion * Marketing & AdTech * Mobile Hardware & Software * News & Entertainment * Social & Communities * Sports & Performance * Travel & Tourism
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 7 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: FINTECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * FinTech * Funding/Alternative finance * InsurTech * LegalTech * Payments * PropTech * RegTech * Security & Privacy
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: HEALTHTECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Biotech * Digital Health * Healthcare * Medtech & Pharma * Wearables * Wellbeing
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Up to 50 startups will pitch in front of a selected jury
    FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    TECH TRACK: SUSTAINABLE TECH includes companies in the following sectors:
    * Agricultural Tech * CleanTech * Energy Transition * Environmental Economics * Foodtech * Micro-/Nanotech * New Materials * Social Entrepreneurship * Sustainable Living
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 4 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • Food trucks are located on the Terrace.
    Catering also available in the Forum area.
    CONNECT
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    TERRACE (5th Floor)

  • STAGE SPONSORED BY SECA
    Investors and corporates on stage
    Soapbox, 60 seconds, no slides.
    DISCOVER
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 4 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 3 (4th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
    DISCOVER
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 7 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    Q&A DESCRIPTION
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • by MINT&PEPPER - Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • The 50 Startup semifinalists of the pitching battle will be announced.
    Information on INNOVATION WALK, INVESTOR DINNER and STARTUP NIGHT
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Visit and enjoy the Apéro at the Hot Cubes.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

  • INVESTOR DINNER at Kornhauskeller offered by WENGER & VIELI
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    Kornhauskeller

  • STARTUP NIGHT at Kornhaus Café
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    Kornhaus Café

  • Visit our Sponsors, Partners and Guest Countries at their booth in the Hall of Fame.
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • What is the best accelerator program for your startup?
    Visit our Accelerator Area to explore the options.
    CONNECT
    DISCOVER
    Where
    AARE FOYER (4th Floor)

  • Experience VR & AR from our partners
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • The most exciting technologies coming from the best of Swiss academia.
    Visit the Hot Cubes located around the city.
    Join the guided tours.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

  • KIDS & TECH by Mint & Pepper - Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    GARTEN 1&2 (Ground Floor)

  • DAY 2

    October 6th 2020

  • Check-in, badge collection and welcome coffee
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Welcome by Alec von Graffenried, Mayor of the City of Bern.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Welcome keynote by Christian Wenger, Chairman Startup INVEST and initiator of the Startup DAYS.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Intro keynote and demo of autonomous systems made in Switzerland.
    Supported by Swiss Autonomous Valley.
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 8 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • PITCHING BATTLE Semifinal 1 - FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    SZENARIO 1 (5th Floor)

  • PITCHING BATTLE Semifinal 1 - FORMAT: on the Soapbox - 100 seconds, 3 slides
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 3 (6th Floor)

  • Supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung
    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
    DISCOVER
    LEARN
    Where
    PANORAMA 6 (6th Floor)

  • Food trucks are located on the Terrace.
    Catering also available in the Forum area.
    CONNECT
    Where
    TERRACE (5th Floor)

  • Moderator: TBA
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker to be announced
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • From the HOT CUBES in the City of Bern to the Main Stage.
    Pitching battle format: soapbox, 100 seconds, 5 slides max.
    Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 10'000
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • 175 corporate members of digitalswitzerland join for their General Assembly
    digitalswitzerland MEMBERS ONLY - entrance control)
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    SZENARIO 2 (5th Floor)

  • Open space for work, relax or informal networking
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 2 (4th Floor)

  • 12 Minutes talk + 3 Minutes switch
    Max. 6 meetings per participant in this round
    CONNECT
    Where
    AARE 1 (4th Floor)

  • by Olga Miler
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • Keynote speaker will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • Panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 2 (6th Floor)

  • Additional panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 1 (6th Floor)

  • Panel speakers will be announced soon
    ON STAGE
    Where
    PANORAMA 4 (6th Floor)

  • 5 female bachelor students will pitch their problem-solution fit for a sustainable world.
    Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 3'000
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Grande Finale Pitching Battle. 2 finalists per track!
    Soapbox. Public voting.
    Price Money: CHF 50'000 (cash & in-kind)
    ON STAGE
    PITCHING BATTLE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Closing ceremony SUD 2020
    ON STAGE
    Where
    ARENA (5th Floor)

  • Apéro and network
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • Visit our Sponsors, Partners and Guest Countries at their booth in the Hall of Fame.
    CONNECT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • What is the best accelerator program for your startup?
    Visit our Accelerator Area to explore the options.
    CONNECT
    DISCOVER
    Where
    AARE FOYER (4th Floor)

  • Experience VR & AR from our partners
    DISCOVER
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    FORUM (5th Floor)

  • The most exciting technologies coming from the best of Swiss academia.
    Visit the Hot Cubes located around the city.
    Join the guided tours.
    DISCOVER
    OFF-SITE
    SIDE EVENT
    Where
    CITY OF BERN

GET YOUR PASS NOW

  • INVESTOR or CORPORATE

    Only active INVESTORS or CORPORATES looking for collaborations with startups.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 500 CHF (buy before 31.07.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 700 (pay after 25.09.)
  • CHF600
  • GET EVENT PASS
  • STARTUP

    Only Deep-tech STARTUPS with innovative products and services with a scalable business model.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 300 CHF (buy before 31.07.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 400 (pay after 25.09.)
  • CHF350
  • GET EVENT PASS
  • ATTENDEE

    Supporters, academia, organisations or individuals engaged or interested in the startup ecosystem.
  • ENTHUSIAST: CHF 600 CHF (buy before 31.07.)
  • RUSH-HOUR: CHF 800 (pay after 25.09.)
  • CHF700
  • GET EVENT PASS