Venturelab


World-class Startups.
Swiss made.

Since 2004, Venturelab designs and operates flagship programs such as Innosuisse Start-up Trainings, Venture Kick, Venture Leaders, TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award to support the best entrepreneurial talents. Together with successful founders, leading academic and industry partners, we bring the best startups to success.

You want to dive in the startup world, see how we can help you.

90% of rising Swiss startups have been supported by Venturelab

Our alumni have attracted over CHF 5 bn 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 all venturelab’s programs

Upcoming Application deadlines

Business Ideas @ UZH

Application deadline:26.11.2019

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Business Ideas @ University of Basel

Application deadline:03.12.2019

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Startup Champions @ EPFL

Application deadline:12.12.2019

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More deadlines coming soon

Programs we operate

What startups and partners say about Venturelab

'Venturelab has supported us a long way, we have now raised $ 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 to promote Switzerland as business location.'

Andreas Gerber

Andreas Gerber

President, Swiss Venture Club

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Our partners to grow world-class startups

BKW | Credit Suisse | digitalswitzerland | dpd | EPFL | ETH | ESA BIC Switzerland | EY | Gebert Rüf Stiftung | IFJ | Innosuisse | Kanton Zürich | Kellerhals Carrard | Postfinance | PSI | Rothschild & Co Bank | SVC | Swisscom | Swiss Post |Swiss Prime Site | Swissnex | S-GE | Uni Basel | Uni Zürich | VAUD | Vischer | Walder Wyss | Zühlke & many more