Accelerator & Incubator Desk


About us

From business model review and validation to funding support: The SEF.Growth initiative helps emerging companies and SMEs overcome hurdles to growth by engaging more than 50 dedicated entrepreneurs from the Swiss Economic Forum network. Our platforms foster links between business and politics, encourage idea generation and streamline key networking opportunities.

SEF.Growth offers:

The Programme

Business Model Check

A virtual platform for entrepreneurs to discuss and receive feedback on their growth strategy from a distinguished panel of experts from our partners.

Strategy & Label Assessments

Your growth strategy undergoes a detailed analysis and you get a personalized coaching led by a tailored team of experienced entrepreneurs and consultants.

SEF.Growth High Potential Label

Companies that successfully pass the assessments will receive the “SEF.Growth High Potential” quality label. This strengthens your position in the market among customers, suppliers, and financing partners.

Note: Over 90% of the companies that complete the program continue to lead the market.

Network Opportunities

The SEF.Growth community, in collaboration with our partners and NZZ Connect, hosts and invites Programme members to a series of engaging events. We provide diverse platforms for expert interaction and networking opportunities.

Strong partners

From financial storytelling, IP strategy and legal advice to engineering, risk management and banking, our programme gives you access to the support of our partners such as UBS, Innosuisse, IPI, FS Partners and other leading companies.


SEF.Growth is part of the Swiss Economic Forum / NZZ Connect, a branch of the NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung and is integrated into the ecosystem along with other inspiring conferences within the following categories:

  • Innovation and Technology
  • Entrepreneurship (including the renowned Swiss Economic Forum)
  • Real Estate
  • Sustainability

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