Venture Challenge #3: How to raise your first funds - an Investor's perspective


Event details

Date 31.10.2023
Hour 16:0017:30
Speaker  Frédéric Lauchenauer, Managing Partner at Norman Venture and President of Business Angels Switzerland
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

Venture Challenge is series of three workshops where you can meet successful entrepreneurs and hear about their experience and recommandations on a specific entrepreneurial topic. These workshops adress students with an innovative startup idea or who are interested in entrepreneurship.

Tuesday, 31.10.2023 - Venture Challenge #3: How to Raise your First Funds - an Investor's perspective
with: Frédéric Lauchenauer, Managing Partner at Norman Venture and President of Business Angels Switzerland

  • Frédéric is a Managing Partner at Norman Venture, a one stop shop of service providers that work together seamlessly to provide financial, operational and strategic services to entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their company.
  • He is also a trainer at InnoSuisse, member of several start-up jury boards, mentor, advisor, board member and board advisor.
  • He has broad industry experience in project management and supply chain, having worked for Givaudan, Syngenta and Monsanto.
  • As a Business Angel, he has invested in several start-ups ranging from the Tech to Media industry and has an interest in emerging DeepTech technologies and their applications across different industries.

Target audience: Students, PhD, Postdoc, Academic Staff & Alumni, Interested in Entrepreneurship
Why attend? Coaching, Training, Inspiration, Networking

Apply if you have a nascent business idea, an early-stage or more advanced startup project. Students, doctoral candidates, postdocs or members of staff at EPFL, or any other Swiss university carrying an innovative startup project are more than welcome to join the program.

Participation is free but seats are limited to ensure qualitative exchanges.


Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free


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