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Our Membership

As a member, you get access to lots of benefits, educational material, networking events, founders’ dinners, and much more. Additionally, we provide your startup with exposure across our communications channels. 

We provide membership options to suit different needs: Basic, Premium, and Scaleup.
Additionally, we have a special category for our enthusiastic supporters. Explore the options below and sign up.

Basic
CHF 49.- yearly
  • Company profile listed and linked on the Website
  • Access to Startup Offers
  • Legal Consultation (30min free)
  • Access to our Investor List
  • Access to the Education Sessions Video Library
  • Invitation to our Networking and Education Session events

Sign up for Basic

Premium
CHF 300.-* yearly
  • Company profile listed and linked on the Website
  • Access to Startup Offers
  • Legal Consultation (30min free)
  • Access to our Investor List
  • Access to Legal Templates
  • Access to the Education Sessions Video Library
  • Priority invitations to all our events
  • Priority invitations to CTO/CFO/CRO dinners
  • Discounted prices for our Founders Dinners – big editions
  • Interview with exposure on the SSA Social Media channels (15k+ followers) and our Newsletter (4k+ subscribers).
  • Feature a Special Offer (if applicable) in the same channels.
  • More visible listing on the Website
  • Discount for the Startup Nights
  • 20% discount for the START Summit in St. Gallen (value CHF 70)
  • Discounted ticket for the SSA Founders Day (value CHF 50)

Sign up for Premium

* For Startups with fewer than 50 employees

Scaleups
CHF 999.-* yearly
  • Company profile listed and linked on the Website
  • Access to Startup Offers
  • Legal Consultation (30min free)
  • Access to our Investor List
  • Access to Legal Templates
  • Access to the Education Sessions Video Library
  • Priority invitations to all our events
  • Priority invitations to CTO/CFO/CRO dinners
  • Discounted prices for our Founders Dinners – big editions
  • Interview with exposure on the SSA Social Media channels (15k+ followers) and our Newsletter (4k+ subscribers).
  • Feature a Special Offer (if applicable) in the same channels.
  • More visible listing on the Website
  • Discount for the Startup Nights
  • 20% discount for the START Summit in St. Gallen (value CHF 70-90 per ticket)
  • Discounted tickets for the SSA Founders Day (value CHF 50 per ticket)

Sign up for Scaleups

* For Scaleups with more than 50 employees

Startup Enthusiast
CHF 49.-* yearly

You are passionate about startups and the ecosystem, but you are currently neither a startup founder nor an investor (at least not yet). This category is for all startup enthusiasts. Join us to become part of our community, support the Swiss startup ecosystem, and gain access to:

  • Special Offers
  • Education Sessions Video Library
  • Invitations to a number of our networking and education events

Sign up for the Enthusiastic category

* For Non-Startups

How to Join Us

We value your contribution as a member to help us continue working on improving the Swiss startup ecosystem. To become a member:

  • Choose your membership level or the enthusiastic category
  • Choose your payment method
  • Fill in the information

You will receive an email confirming your registration and providing a link with all your membership perks in one spot.

Thank you for believing in our mission!

Time for an upgrade?

Are you a Basic member but wish to receive all of the benefits that a Premium membership has to offer? You can select your preferred tier and upgrade your membership here.

Please note:

  • To join the Swiss Startup Association as a startup, your domicile should be Switzerland.
  • For the registrations made by September 30 of a year, the entire membership fee for one calendar year is due. For registrations taking place between October 1st and December 31 of a year, half of the annual membership fee is due. Statutes and Membership Regulations documents can be found here.
  • If you are an investor and would like to join us as a member, please sign up here.