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5 Startup Events in Switzerland You Should Attend by The End Of 2017

Due to its kind business environment, developed startup ecosystem and unquestionably beautiful scenery Switzerland seems to be a perfect location to kick off your business. A good network is key to becoming a successful startup founder. There is not much time left until the end of the year, but you can still attend some of the most interesting startup events we found to extend your network, learn, stay inspired and start your business.


.13 October 2017

Startup Events in Switzerland in 2017

Swiss Startup Days 2017

Where: Bern

When: October 24-25

Tickets: From 99 CHF

The 14th edition of one of the most established and well-known startup events in Switzerland. Swiss Startup Day 2016 was attended by 700 participants and 40 investors. This year the organizers decided to extend the event by two days. You will have an opportunity to, not only network and learn, but to actually get funding for your startup from one of over 50 investors.

Female Founder Summit 2017

Where: Zurich

When: November 6

Tickets: From 45 CHF

This meetup is directed at all businesswomen, bringing together those who have achieved and those who are about to achieve success in order to share their experiences and ideas. Top keynotes will touch topics from the areas of technology, investments and global opportunities. Among its sponsors you will find names such as Tesla and Uber.

Swiss Data Day 2017

Where: Lausanne

When: November 8

Tickets: Up to 40 CHF

What is at stake for your data in the digital transformation? This topic will be the main point of discussion during this year’s Swiss Data Day, previously known as Swiss BI Day. The event aims to bring Business Intelligence, Data Quality and Data Science professionals together in order to network and help each other solve complex or problematic situations based on their experience.

Startup Weekend Zurich 

Where: Zurich

When: November 10-12

Tickets: 60 CHF

You may think that you need at least 2 months to plan your startup business. This event is going to show you how wrong you are by proving that 54 hours is time enough for creating a business model and determining market validation. The event follows a particular model: anyone is welcome to pitch a startup idea and receive feedback from peers. The teams organically form around top ideas as determined by a popularity vote. It is a great opportunity to test business ideas and meet like-minded people who may be perfect for establishing a business together. Don’t worry if you can’t make it at this time and this location – the November Zurich Startup Weekend edition will be followed by ones in Bern and Basel.

Swiss Fintech Investor Day

Where: Zurich

When: November 15

Tickets: 120 CHF

The largest fintech investors event in Switzerland, organized especially to help VCs and angel investors to find interesting fintech startups to invest in. Besides watching pitches from 12 Swiss fintech startups, investors will also share unique tips and interesting personal experiences with those who aspire to join the developing financial market of Switzerland.

Let us know if you have any idea about startup events in Switzerland we should add to this list!




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