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CTI Market Entry Camps

CTI Market Entry Camps

The CTI, Commission for Technology and Innovation, represents an official federal agency of the Swiss Confederation and is responsible for encouraging innovation through the provision of findings, consulting and networks. At swissnex, two tracks are offered under the CTI Market Entry Camp umbrella:

Market Validation Camp – a 1-month intensive geared towards early stage and stealth mode startups looking to test/validate their product and business model.

Market Entry Camp – a 3-month accelerator program for Swiss startups who are serious about entering the US market and already have traction.

Both camps provide tailored 1-on-1 support which includes:

  • Office space at swissnex San Francisco, Boston and/or New York (desk, meeting rooms, event space)
  • Weekly meetings with the swissnex team to set goals and track progress
  • Targeted introductions to relevant contacts (customers, corporates, investors, etc.)
  • Up to 10 hours of expert coaching
  • Stipends for travel and accommodation

How to Apply

Startups with coaching acceptance from CTI are eligible to apply for the camps and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

If you would like to submit an application you can get in touch with our startup team by filling out this short inquiry form. We will then setup a meeting with you in order to better understand your needs and discuss next steps.

If you’re not in the CTI coaching program you can find more information on the CTI website.

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