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CTI Market Entry Camps – high tech

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

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

To find out if the CTI program is a good fit for your startup and apply for CTI coaching acceptance, go to the CTI website. Once your startup has CTI coaching acceptance, your startup can submit an application to our startup team. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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2010 and earlier