Swiss economic forum award 2019


Dear Start-ups of Switzerland

Is your start-up successful and founded after 1 January 2013?

Then invest ten minutes in your future and apply for Switzerland’s most prestigious prize for start-up entrepreneurs.

2019 marks the 21th time the Swiss Economic Award has been awarded to outstanding young entrepreneurs in the Production/Trade & Industry, High-tech/Biotech and Service categories.


The winners will benefit from a unique range of prizes and rewards, including:

  • Enormous media exposure (particularly for the top 15 companies)
  • Pitch, awards ceremony & interviews at the Swiss Economic Forum
  • Access to the unique SEF Network
  • Prize money of CHF 25,000 for each winner
  • In-depth feedback from qualified experts

All the important information about the award can be found in the award brochure. 

Last days: Applications for the Swiss Economic Award 2019 can only be submitted until January 31 23:59

If you have any questions, please contact Ms Bettina Knellwolf on 0848 900 901 or send an e-mail to award [at]