Webinar: What it takes to get funding from the Technology Fund: A Deep Dive into Sustainable Innovation, Loan Guarantees for Startup and Company Scaling

Are you ready to take your startup to new heights? Join us for an exclusive online session where industry experts Simone Riedel Riley, Head of Technology Fund, and François Requin, CFO of bNovate, share their invaluable insights and experiences!Join us for a exclusive online session to learn what it takes to get funding from the Technology Fund. .

Here’s what you can expect to learn:

  • Technology Fund’s due diligence process.
  • What opportunities and challenges does loan guarantees offer for a startup?
  • Funding access strategies.
  • How do you measure environmental impact?
  • Business scaling tips and tricks

Date: 20.06.2024

Time: 12:00-13:00

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This isn’t just another webinar – it’s your chance to gain firsthand knowledge from professionals who have navigated the startup landscape successfully.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, reserve your spot now and excel your journey towards entrepreneurial success!


Simone Riedel Riley, Head of Technology Fund.

Simone is all about climate-tech! She is a partner at Emerald Technology Ventures and heads the Technology Fund which provides loan guarantees to Swiss climate-tech companies. Simone earned her MBA at University of Zurich and studied at Harvard and Indiana University in the U.S. Before joining Emerald Technology Ventures in 2010, she worked as a CFO and a corporate finance consultant. Under Simone’s leadership, Emerald Technology Ventures received the mandate from the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN for the operational management of the Technology Fund. The Technology Fund currently supports over 130 Swiss start-ups and SME by giving them access to affordable loans to scale environmentally friendly innovations.

François Requin, CFO at bNovate

Seasoned finance executive forged by the intensity and diversity of his managerial roles in renowned US multinational and industrial companies.  My professional expertise and broad skillset have been acquired at manufacturing units, sales subsidiaries and headquarters levels. Proven thinker and doer, I offer a specific track-record of successful missions and projects within  hi-tech  business sectors.


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