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F10 FINTECH Accelerator

THE HOME OF FINTECH

F10 is a Zurich based FinTech Incubator and Accelerator which supports and guides Startups in transforming their ideas into successful companies while stimulating worldwide collaboration with international finance organizations.

The accelerator already has a proven track record of innovation, acceleration, and product creation for financial services. Working with SIX, the Swiss stock exchange and other leading financial institutions, F10 is at the forefront of the new financial paradigm, bridging the gap between exciting new ideas and tomorrow’s leading products.

Andreas Iten

F10 Accelerator

KICKSTART Accelerator

STARTUPS & INTRAPRENEURS

Kickstart bridges the gap between startups, corporates, cities, foundations and universities to accelerate deep tech innovation.

Promising startups in the fields of of Cybersecurity, EdTech & Learning, Food & Retail Tech, FinTech & Digital Assets, HealthTech and Smart City & Technology are invited to apply

Katka Letzing

KICKSTART Accelerator

BOLDBRAIN Accelerating program

IDEAS INTO REALITY

Boldbrain is an accelerator aimed at “early stage” startups and ideas. The target are technological innovations and the goal is to provide participants the needed tools to assess whether their idea is valid or not and if it has the prerequisites to be transformed into a scalable business. Boldbrain will provide the useful basis to start the challenging path of development of the startup.

Barbara Vannin

BOLDBRAIN Acceleration Program

BASELAUNCH & DAY-ONE Accelerators

ACCELERATING HEALTHCARE VENTURES

BaseLaunch accelerator is specifically tailored to the needs of healthcare startups. It offers carefully selected ventures non-dilutive financial support, no strings attached access to its Healthcare Partners, knowledge from highly experienced advisors, as well as a state-of-the-art infrastructure. Furthermore, BaseLaunch embeds startups deeply within the Basel region, one of Europe’s finest biotech ecosystem.

DayOne accelerator seeks brilliant ventures that combine digital technologies, healthcare expertise and entrepreneurial spirit, to help solve the health challenges and unmet needs of children and young people. Ventures selected will receive up to 50,000 CHF in non-dilutive funding, guided access to patients, experts and other stakeholders in the local ecosystem, tailored coaching, an opportunity to test their ideas with customers and free access to a creative workspace.

Fabian Streiff

BASELAUNCH & DAY ONE Accelerators

CLIMATE-KIC Accelerator

INNOVATION FOR CLIMATE ACTION

The Climate-KIC Switzerland office drives the development of scalable high impact climate change solutions with its programmes and community of innovative companies, researchers, start-ups and students.
Successful Swiss Climate-KIC start-ups like Carbon Delta, Climeworks and rePATRN show the international importance of the start-up scene in Switzerland.

Adriano Burgi

CLIMATE-KIC Accelerator

SWISS STARTUP FACTORY

MAKE YOUR PRODUCT HAPPEN!

After three years of experience, we have designed a completely new, customized accelerator program, based on our Swiss Startup Factory Company Building Playbook. We accelerate startups that have already validated their business model and are ready for fast growth.

Our intense, customized accelerator focuses on business execution of three to four startups per year.

Chris Bargholz

SWISS STARTUP FACTORY

ESA Business Incubation Center

LAUNCH IDEAS – PUSH GRAVITY

ESA Business Incubation Center Switzerland offers an extensive support package to entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for exploiting space technologies in order to develop their non-space business on earth.

Our start-ups are mainly deep-tech and come from multiple application fields such as navigation and positioning, communication techniques, earth observation, materials, processes, signals or robotics.

Nanja Strecker

ESA Business Incubation Center

FUSION Accelerators

3 INDUSTRY-SHAPING VERTICAL ACCELERATORS

FINTECH – capitalisING on Switzerland’s position as a global hub for financial services as well as its world-beating reputation for innovation to drive the fintech agenda. We fuse the best of Switzerland with the most promising fintech talent to lead innovation in financial services.

LIFETECH – LifeTechs open up unparalleled opportunities for Health, Nutrition, Medical, Wellness, Fitness and Insurance providers to deliver new products & services that impact life.

PROPTECH & SMART CITY – WORKING with leading industry players & startups to redefine the real estate industry and the limits of what living in a city means – delivering solutions that will enable the next phase in civilisation of urban spaces.

Guillaume Dubray

SWISS STARTUP FACTORY

INNOPEAKS Program

3-MONTHS PROGRAM FOR HEALTHTECH & INSURTECH VENTURES

HEALTHTECH – Digital technologies, AI, Blockchain and VR, to name a few, are set to transform both human health and healthcare systems. Digital Health opens up unparalleled opportunities for Health, Nutrition, Medical, Wellness, Fitness and Insurance providers to deliver new products & services that impact our lives.

INSURTECHAccording to the United Nations, by 2030, the world population would have grown to a whopping 8.5 billion people. We are redefining the way we think about insurance and the types of experiences that will be required to advance in this space over the next 15 years

Jérôme Vasamillet

INNOPEAKS powered by FUSION

HATCH CoLab

SUPERCHARGING IMPACT VENTURES

Hatch CoLab empowers entrepreneurs to build Impact Ventures that solve Humanity’s Grand Challenges and drive sustainable change.

We are driven by our desire to be a positive force in the world, measuring success through collective sustainable impact towards Humanity’s Grand Challenges (HGCs).

Lorenzo Niola

HATCH CoLab Program

BIOINDUSTRY PARK Italy

WHERE KNOWLEDGE BECOMES PROGRESS

Bioindustry Park is a place where research meets business and technologies create innovation, with the aim of enhancing the results in the health area, transforming them into technological innovations, which respond to clear needs, to develop innovative and competitive companies to global leve

Sara Falvo

BIOINDUSTRY PARK Italy