>>venture>> is Switzerland’s leading annual startup competition co-organized by ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company, Knecht Holding, Innosuisse, and EPFL.

Established in 1997, it is governed by the non-profit, >>venture foundation>> with the purpose of empowering entrepreneurs and fostering innovation across Switzerland. Participants can apply starting January each year under one of the following three industry verticals: Health & Nutrition, Hardware, and Software & Services.

>>venture>> offers a total of CHF 350,000 in non-dilutive funds, mentorship and access to an extensive network of experts to its winners.

>>venture>> has been nominated for supporting biotech startups with great success, thereby making a significant contribution to the growth of the industry.

  • Nominated in 2019