Calendar

M T W T F S S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 
 
Add to My Calendar

The Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2019

Website
Description

 

Swisscom, in partnership with Venturelab, is looking for Swiss-based high-tech start-ups – in particular in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, ICT, Fintech, Blockchain, Digital Marketing, Security, IOT, Robotics, Drones – who want to conquer the world with their products or services.

The five best applicants will win a business acceleration programme in Silicon Valley, as well as a chance of investment or collaboration with Swisscom. The application deadline is on May 19th, 2019. On July 5th, ten finalists will be announced and they will pitch in front of a top-class jury on August 22nd. The five winners will be announced on the same day and the roadshow to Silicon Valley will take place from October 20th to 26th. 
 

 

Prizes/Offer

The start-ups can expect the following in Silicon Valley:

  • One-week business acceleration programme – tailored to the start-up’s specific objectives
  • Access to the broad network of the Swisscom Outpost in Silicon Valley
  • Mentoring and challenging by Swisscom Ventures, investors and Business Angels
  • Meetings with potential clients and partners
  • Inspiration and trend scouting in the most important location for the IT and high-tech industry
  • Consideration of business collaboration with Swisscom
  • Consideration of investment by Swisscom Ventures

A chance to share ideas with like-minded people and an unforgettable time in California

 

Eligibility

Swisscom is looking for high-tech start-ups – in particular in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, ICT/Cloud Sevices, Digital Marketing/Commerce for SME, Cyber Security, Blockchain Enabled Applications or IoT/Robotics – who want to conquer the world with their products or services.

Terms & Conditions

Swisscom and venturelab choose the 5 best start-ups from all the applicants.

 

More Information about the programme at: swisscom.ch/challenge

Application Procedure
Application Deadline
Sunday 19 May 2019