In this article, you find the biggest startup events in Switzerland in the autumn of 2017.
As you can see, Switzerland actively develops its startup ecosystem. And it happens not only online, through InnMind, for example, but also offline. Here are six great startup events in Switzerland in September and October 2017:
Place and date: Zurich, September 15-17
HackZurich is Europe’s largest and most renowned Hackathon - it unites 550 tech talents from over 50 countries to create a web, mobile, or desktop application within 40 hours.
To understand what Hack Zurich is, sponsors share with us this inspirational video:
By the way, Hack Zurich is looking for volunteers!
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Hack Zurich
Place and date: Berne, October 24-25
This 2-day event is a great opportunity to meet with partners, experts, supporters, corporates and investors.
To feel the atmosphere of this event watch this pre-event clip:
👉 Follow the link to find out about tickets: Swiss Startup DAYs 2017
Place and date: Zurich, September 8 - 10
The next event is Startup Weekend, which will be held in Zurich. You will spend 54 hours with Zurich designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts to grow your startup. The topic of this event is Food & Hospitality.
See what it's all about:
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Startup Weekend Zurich
Place and date: Zurich, September 15
This is the first conference dedicated to crowdfunding in the blockchain industry in Switzerland. Here you will learn more about the new way of investing, ICO, see startup pitches and speech of experts in blockchain industry.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: ICO SUMMIT 2017
Place and date: Neuchâtel, September 20
This is the annual event, which is held in Switzerland not for the first time. At this event you will be able to attend IoT developer workshops, great talks, inspiring pitches and get exciting networking opportunities. Also you will be able to meet with international experts, tech-preneurs and potential investors.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Innovation World Cup Conference 2017
Place and date: Lausanne, October 10
This unique event is focused on Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology - 40 early-stage companies will present their projects in front of an investors jury.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: The Alpine High-Tech Venture Forum (AHVF)
Place and date: Zurich, November 6
Great meeting for female founders. You can find big companies such Tesla and Uber among supporting partners. The event brings together female founders to share their experiences, showcase their business and highlights some of the most current topics in the startup ecosystem.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Female Founder Summit 2017
Place and date: Lausanne, November 8
Previously, this event was called Swiss BI Day. The latest Swiss BI Day had such a huge success, that organizers decided to broaden the topic and included other themes related to the world of data in order to present the latest trends in the field and facilitate networking.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Swiss Data Day 2017
Place and date: Zurich, November 26
This event is created for startups and “pre-startups”, incumbent companies and public institutions who are looking for strategic partnerships in the energy sector. Startups can take advantage of free tickets for this event.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Energy and Cleantech Startup day
Place and date: Zurich, November 15
This event is the largest FinTech investors event in Switzerland. Swiss Fintech Investors Day is organised for angel investors and VCs that want to invest in Fintech startups. Besides startup pitch, experts will share their know-how with aspiring smart money investors. After startup pitch investors have time to talk to their favourite presenting startups individually and startups can show a demo of their products.
👉 Follow the link to learn more about tickets: Swiss Fintech Investor Day
If you want to know more about startup events In Switzerland, you can find them following these links: