The voice of Swiss startups

the Swiss
startup scene

We improve the conditions for Swiss startups on a political and educational level and provide them with the necessary viability.


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Startup Desk

Receive legal support, search for investors or join an education session in our one-stop-shop for startups.

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Check out our in-person and online events, and get insider knowledge from fellow founders.

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Enjoy 30+ free or discounted tools to help you manage and grow your startup, while saving some money.

Political Representation

We represent and voice your interests, issues and wishes in politics and society, so that you don’t have to.

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Currently there are 800 Startups
Supported by 25 Partners
And our team of 40 Experts
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As an ecosystem,
we shape the startup landscape in Switzerland

Reaching our goals and fulfilling our mission requires a dedicated team of volunteers and professionals. The Swiss Startup Association is supported by a board of directors and advisors, a team of volunteers, and an operations team.

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Startup Events - CTO Founders Dinner
Founders Dinner Winterthur
Do you plan to become an investor-ready (Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A)? Then join us for our in-person Education Session to find out which requirements you need to meet! Elodie Huber , Senior Associate at BV4, will explain to you some tricks and tips on how best to prepare yourself before embarking on this path! Your experts: Elodie Huber is a Senior Associate at BV4 and organizer of the Startup Weekend. She has 5 years of experience in Transaction Advisory on the Finance and Strategy side. She recently joined BV4 where she specializes in Fundraising and Deal Preparation. Her focus is on FinTech, MedTech, and CleanTech. Hosted in the BV4 AG offices at Förrlibuckstrasse 190, 8005 Zürich, on the 15th floor. This event is the perfect opportunity to gain insightful tips and ask all of your burning questions. You can be sure that this one is not worth missing, so secure your tickets before they’re all gone! Important to note: We take photos and videos at our events. By attending our events, you grant the Swiss Startup Association all rights to use the images/video and any reproductions or adaptations of the material for public relations, marketing, and social media purposes. Let us know if you wish not to be filmed or have your picture taken by emailing us at About the Swiss Startup Association: The Swiss Startup Association is an umbrella organization to represent the different startups across industries, regions and organizations. As an ecosystem, we shape the startup landscape in Switzerland by improving the conditions for Swiss startups on a political and educational level and provide them with the necessary viability. About BV4 BV4 is the leading independent expert in startup scouting, assessment, and valuation. Take the chance to get exclusive insights, network, and ask questions right away! Follow us on LinkedIn and stay updated!
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