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The Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2019

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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. 
 

 

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