Swisscom launches Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2018

06.04.2018 09:13

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Swisscom Startup Challenge Jury

The Swisscom StartUp Challenge is being held for the sixth successive year. The program provides five selected early and later stage tech start-ups the opportunity to join a tailor-made week-long business acceleration program in Silicon Valley. Registration is now open.

Swisscom StartUp Challenge is organized to provide startups the opportunity to win a week-long business acceleration trip to Silicon Valley where they will further develop their ideas alongside meeting with industry experts, investors and potential customers. In the past, the intensive week led always to tangible results for the winners.

However not only the winners but also the ten finalists will receive an attractive package including an Analysis of business cooperation with Swisscom and investment by Swisscom Ventures as well as easy access to the Swisscom network thanks to a personal ambassador from the expert jury.

The StartUp Challenge which is organised again in collaboration with venturelab is now open for applications. Eligible to apply are Swiss high-tech start-ups in the early and extension stage with international growth ambitions. The registration phase runs until 21 May 2018. The final pitch event in Bern is scheduled for the 14 August. The trip to the Silicon Valley will take place from 21 October to 26 October 2018.

More information on the dedicated website.

(Stefan Kyora)

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