Empowering Swiss Startups to Internationalize
swissnex is the launchpad for Swiss startups in the US. Our equity-free startup programs are customized to the needs of entrepreneurs exploring or entering the US market. With over a decade of experience accelerating the international success of companies such as Mindmaze, faceshift, and Ava, we tailor our toolbox sessions to each startup and offer critical business connections. By joining our community of innovators, Swiss startups gain visibility and a home base to succeed in the US.
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 13–24, 2020. Apply before October 30, 2019. Space is limited.
What We Offer
Since 2010, we’ve supported 98 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.
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