: pitching battle

DEADLINE for APPLICATION: 31.8.2018

100’000 CHF prize money Cash & In-Kind
200 startups, 5 Tech Tracks

25.9 – Qualification | 26.9 – Semi- & Final

 

DOWNLOAD THE PITCHING GUIDELINES

5 TECH TRACKS

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

FINALIST PRIZES

WINNER

CHF in cash

CHF 25’000 in-cash

ANNOUNCING SOON

CHF 25’000 in-cash

2nd Place

CHF in-kind

16 h of Legal consulting

16 h of Engineering consulting

3rd Place

CHF in-kind

16 h of Legal consulting

16 h of IBM Software consulting

4th Place

CHF in-kind

16 h of IP consulting

Free Entry Ticket

5th Place

CHF in-kind

8 h of Legal consulting

Free Entry Ticket

COMPETITION

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

FORMAT

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

JURY MEMBERS

Track: AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

Thierry Golliard

Swiss Post

Lukas André

Redstone

Sabine Fleischmann

Constantia New Business

Cyril Vančura

XPAND Partners

Track: HEALTHTECH

Philip Pisa

Roche

Fabian Käser

Creapole

Michael Sidler

Redalpine Ventures

Lucian Wagner

EuroUS Ventures

Heiko Visarius

be-advanced

Track: SUSTAINABLE TECH

Philipp Hasler

Emerald Technology Ventures

Metin Zerman

Energie 360

Track: FINTECH

Eric Gisiger

Helveticapital

Thomas Pai

Swiss Prime Site

Track: CONTENT & CHANNELS

Daniel Zech

Seven Ventures