Venturelab


World-class Startups.
Swiss made.

Since 2004, Venturelab has been designing and operating flagship startup programs to support the best entrepreneurial talents in Switzerland, including Venture Kick, Venture Leaders, the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award, and Innosuisse Start-up Trainings. Together with successful founders, top academic collaborators, and leading industry partners, we support the best startups on their way to success.

See how we can help realize your innovative potential and dive into the startup world.

90% of Swiss startups have been supported by Venturelab

Venturelab alumni have attracted over CHF 5 billion in investments

9,000+ active jobs created on a global scale


How We can support you

Upcoming Events

Apply for programs, workshops, and events to accelerate your startup

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Fundraising

Meet investors to raise capital for your startup

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Business Development

Boost your business development to grow your startup

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Discover venturelab's programs

Upcoming Application deadlines

Mars Habitat Challenge 2023

Application deadline:09.01.2023

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Ask the Expert: ESOP

Application deadline:16.01.2023

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R&D Coaching with Benchling

Application deadline:31.01.2023

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More deadlines coming soon

Programs operated by Venturelab

All our international flights are CO2 compensated with MyClimate

What startups and partners say about Venturelab

'Venturelab supported us a long way. We've now raised USD 654 million'

Johannes Reck

Johannes Reck

Co-founder and CEO, GetYourGuide

'It’s fantastic to see how Venturelab is constantly spotting top-level entrepreneurs and successfully executing support programs with partners, allowing startups to reach their best potential.'

Pascale Vonmont

Pascale Vonmont

Director, Gebert Rüf Stiftung

'The TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award is an important element in promoting Switzerland as business location.'

Andreas Gerber

Andreas Gerber

President, Swiss Venture Club

Learn more about our partners

Our partners in growing world-class startups

Alpian BLKB | Credit Suisse | digitalswitzerland | dpd | EPFL | ETH | ESA BIC Switzerland | EY | Gebert Rüf Stiftung | Helbling Technik  Huawei IFJ | Innosuisse | Kanton Zürich | Kellerhals Carrard | PSI | Rentsch Partner | Rothschild & Co Bank | SIX Swiss Exchange  SVC | .swiss Swiss Biotech Association  Swisscom | Swiss Prime Site | Swissnex | VAUD | Vischer | Walder Wyss | ZKB Zühlke & many more