Empowering Swiss Startups to Internationalize
swissnex SF connects startups to our local network, and provides tools, techniques, training, and workspace in the Bay Area. Twice a year, swissnex brings together promising Swiss Startups for a three week bootcamp with toolbox sessions, fireside chats, special networking events, a demo night, and more. However it is possible to come to swissnex SF year-round, just indicate your preferred dates in the application.
Applying startups need to be in the Innosuisse coaching program
Next Startup Bootcamp: January–February 2020 (exact dates tbd). Apply before October 30, 2019. Space is limited.
Startups Participating in the August 2019 Bootcamp:
C-MedTec | Rodrigo Munguia | EPFL XGrant
C-MedTec uses a portable wireless technology to help prevent and diagnose brain concussions.
Headstore | Samuel Schwerzmann | www.chatowl.com | InnoSuisse Market Entry
ChatOwl, developed by Headstore, is a two-sided online mental health marketplace where a matching algorithm helps match clients with counselors, family & relationship therapists, psychotherapists, and coaches.
holo|one | Sven Brunner, Frank Hasler | www.holo-one.com | InnoSuisse Market Entry
holo|one uses mixed reality technology (MR) to help enterprises unleash the unexploited potential to increase productivity.
LyF RescueDrone | Paul Campredon, Valentin Ibars | www.lyfrescuedrone.com | EPFL XGrant
LyF Rescue Drone uses actual avalanche victim detection technology on board of a drone to help skier and mountaineers detect buried victims in a more efficient manner.
Medisanté | Tony Sulsona | www.medisante-group.com | InnoSuisse Market Entry
Medisanté uses direct-to-cloud medical IoT to help care teams, bio-medical engineers, and patients scale Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) anywhere in the world.
Samawatt | Mahmoud Hamada | www.samawatt.com | InnoSuisse Market Entry
Samawatt uses a smart trading algorithm to help renewable power producers reduce their grid imbalance penalties caused by their intermittent power production.
Sensoryx | Rolf Adelsberger | www.sensoryx.com | InnoSuisse Market Entry
Sensoryx uses its patented motion- and position-tracking technology to unleash the full potential of AR and VR for businesses, people, and enterprises.
What We Offer
Since 2010, we’ve supported 89 Swiss startups.
We integrate a community of over 400 founders and organizations.
Our startup alumni have a combined valuation of $1.1B, and have created more than 500 jobs.
complete list of startup camp alumni
In the press
A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs (Podium – August 13, 2019)
swissnex Startup Bootcamp: Off to San Francisco (Startupticker.ch – August 7, 2019)
Go Global: The swissnex Startup Roadshow in Switzerland (Startupticker.ch – May 14, 2019)
swissnex SF on CNN Money Switzerland (CNN – May 6, 2019)
Coaches & Speakers
- Nathan Gold, democoach.com
- Alain Chuard, wildfire interactive
- Lea von Bidder, avawomen.com
- Teo Borschberg, oto.ai
- Suhas Ghante, alchemai.com
- Lindsey Mignano, smithshapourian.com
- Stephan Eberle, Scalevp.com
- Philipp Stauffer, Fyrfly.vc
- Pietro Masi, sketchin.ch
- Gideon Marks, gideonmarks
- Franziska Steiner, organizer, swissnexSF
- Linda Aerne, organizer, swissnexSF