2022 >>venture>> Kickoff Online


Event details

Date 30.11.2021 18:3021:00  
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English
Join us to celebrate Switzerland's leading startup competition, on the year of its 25th anniversary.

Do you have a stellar idea and want to start your own business? Or you already have your startup, and want to take it off the ground? Then this event is the perfect opportunity to get started!

Meet and interact with some of Switzerland's most interesting startup scene people, including mentors, industry experts and investors. Learn about participating in >>venture>>, Switzerland's leading startup competition and how you can earn up to CHF 150K in non-dilutive cash prizes, a McKinsey business consulting package and mentorship by industry and entrepreneurial experts!

About >>venture>>

>>venture>> is the leading competition for up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Switzerland awarding over CHF 500,000 in cash prizes. Founded by Dr. Thomas Knecht in 1997, the competition empowers young innovators to develop their business ideas into startup companies. A joint initiative of ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company, Knecht Holding, Innosuisse and EPFL, >>venture>> has been led by the >>venture>> foundation since 2013.

  • 18:30 - 18:35 Welcome speech, Vanessa Wood, ETH VP Knowledge Transfer and Corporate Relations
  • 18:35 - 18:45 Intro to >>venture>>Lea Firmin, CEO of >>venture foundation>>
  • 18:45- 19:00 From >>venture>> winner to >>venture>> Advisory Board member: Patrick Amstutz, CEO of Molecular Partners and 2004 >>venture>> winner shares his insights
  • 19:00-19:05 Introduction of the special guests
  • 19:05 - 21:30 Networking
The event is free, but registration is mandatory


Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free



Event broadcasted in