swissnex Startup Bootcamps

Empowering Swiss Startups to Internationalize


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.


Codex d. | Jérémy Bensoussan, Stefan Rotarus | | EPFL XGrant
Codex D. uses a smartphone application to help companies create unique events such as team building or on-boarding events.


Headstore | Samuel Schwerzmann | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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.


Pindex | Timothée Duran | | EPFL XGrant
Pindex uses its software to help tourists get interactive tours of museums, cities, and much more.


Samawatt | Mahmoud Hamada | | 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 | | 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 ( – August 7, 2019)
Go Global: The swissnex Startup Roadshow in Switzerland ( – May 14, 2019)
swissnex SF on CNN Money Switzerland (CNN – May 6, 2019)

Coaches & Speakers



  • Franziska Steiner, organizer, swissnexSF
  • Linda Aerne, organizer, swissnexSF


Swiss Community