: pitching battle

100’000 CHF prize money 
Cash & In-Kind

200 startups. Top global accelerators

DAY 1: Qualification (25.9.2018)

DAY 2: Semifinal & Grand Final (26.9.2018)

5 TRACKS

If your technology is based on tangible engineering innovation or scientific advances and discoveries your company is a candidate to win the pitching competition.

AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS
Artificial Intelligence
Data Mining
Augmented & Virtual Reality
Robotics
Mobility
Smart Cities
Smart Buildings
Supply Chain & Logistics
HEALTHTECH
Healthcare
Biotech
Medtech
Digital Health
Wellbeing
Wearables
SUSTAINABLE TECH
Energy Transition
Sustainable Living
Organic Agriculture
Environmental Economics
CleanTech
Foodtech
New Materials
Micro-/Nanotech
FINTECH
FinTech
Funding/Alternative finance
Payment
PropTech
RegTech
InsurTech
LegalTech
Security & Privacy
CONTENT & CHANNELS
ICT
Art & Culture
Sports & Performance
Social & Communities
Travel & Tourism
Lifestyle & Fashion
News & Entertainment

REQUIREMENTS

  • Early Stage & Growth Startups
    (Seed , Series A to pre-IPO)
  • Deep tech (technology that is based on tangible engineering innovation or scientific advances and discoveries)
  • Related to one of our 5 tracks
  • International Startups (MUST be backed by our partners)

 

SELECTION PROCESS

  1. Register and apply for a pitching slot
    (indicate your support reference)
  2. Complete your startup profile (factsheet)
  3. Your application will be reviewed
  4. If your company is selected you will receive instructions regarding the pitching format
  5. Pitch training workshops only available in Switzerland

COMPETITION & FORMAT

  • DAY 1 – Qualification: 200 selected startups grouped in 5 tracks pitch in front of our expert JURY
  • 30 semifinalists > invited to attend the investor DINNER and meet 200 investors & corporate CEOs
  • DAY 2 – Semifinals: voting by investors & corporates
  • 5 finalists pitch at the Grand Final – public voting
  • Total Prize Money: CHF 100’000 (cash & in-kind)
  • 1 winner: Grand Prize in cash
  • 4 finalists: in-kind offerings from our sponsors