Accelerator and Incubator Desk


About us

Swissnex is the Swiss global network connecting Switzerland and the world in education, research and innovation. Our mission is to support our partner’s outreach and active engagement in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent. The six main Swissnex locations are established in the world’s most innovative regions. Together with around 20 Science Offices and Counselors based in Swiss embassies, we contribute to strengthen Switzerland’s profile as a world-leading hotspot of innovation.

Swissnex´s offerings


Swissnex is a launchpad for Swiss startups in some of the world’s leading technology and innovation hubs. Our equity-free startup programs are customized to the needs of entrepreneurs. Choose your pit stops across the globe: Bengaluru, Boston, London, New York, Osaka, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Tel Aviv… the world’s leading innovation hubs await you.
Our network of 1000+ mentors, investors, technologists and market advisors will help you find your right fit. Be part of our tailor-made internationalization camps enabled through Innosuisse to receive 1:1 coaching on your business model, localization needs, go-to-market strategies and more.

Coaching program

The Market Validation and Market Entry Camps are open to all Swiss startups on the Innosuisse Startup coaching program. Acceptance is conditional on satisfying defined thresholds for quality, maturity, and fit for the respective market. If your start-up is not enrolled in the Innosuisse coaching, contact us for more information. Startups are hosted for free in all locations. Stipend for travel and accommodation is provided by Innosuisse.

What to expect

  • Scouting Opportunities: customers, partners, talent
  • Desk space: 24/7 access to desk space
  • Internationalization Mentoring: 1:1 coaching by Swissnex teams on international business model, localization, business culture and goto-market strategy with local experts.
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Startup Exchange Programs

Startup Exchange Programs offer to Swiss startups the chance to connect with the world. By participating in an exchange program, the startups gain access to the vibrant startup ecosystem of their target country, explore the local market opportunities, and receive tailor-made training and mentoring, suitable to their needs. The programs provide the startups with the necessary means to connect with local partners and stakeholders. Reach out to learn more!

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