Opportunities for Swiss start-ups at the world’s largest mobile industry exhibition

16.11.2018 08:27

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Five start-ups will be selected for the new Venture Leader Mobile program. They will have the opportunity to participate in the Mobile Word Congress 2019, the worldwide most important congress in the fast-growing mobile communication sector, and an investor pitch session at the SwissNight in Barcelona. In addition, Switzerland Global Enterprise offers several packages. Quick decision takes can book a last spot at the Swiss Pavilion.

The 2018 edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona was the busiest on record and brought together industry players from across the mobile ecosystem met to do business, collaborate and set out a positive vision for the future. Over 108,000 delegates from over 200 countries had passed through the doors. The world’s largest mobile industry exhibition hosted more than 2‘300 companies.

The next MWC will take place in Barcelona from 25-28 February 2019. The industry focus of the Mobile World Congress includes App/Mobile Services, IoT, Network Technology, Big Data/Analytics, Device Hardware, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Services, Marketing/Advertising, Enterprise & Business IT and Smart Cities.

Swiss start-ups who want to join the fair plus its attractive side-events have several opportunities.

For the first time Venturelab is organising the Venture Leaders Mobile, an intense dive into the mobile scene and an opportunity for personal development, thanks to a program comprising:

  • Access to the Mobile World Congress and to the hospitality zone for meetings at the Swiss Pavilion
  • Exclusive pitching and networking with investors and industry leaders at the SwissNight on 26. February at the Real Club Náutico de Barcelona
  • Private pitching and feedback sessions with top investors and industry leaders
  • Social networking events
  • Support for personal business development activities during the stay

Applications are open. Application deadline is 2 December 2018. More information on the website.

Last minute offer for Swiss Pavilion
Once again Switzerland Global Enterprise, Innosuisse and AlpICT are organising two Swiss Pavilions at the event. Due to a cancellation there is at the moment one spot available at the Swiss Pavilion. More information on the website of SGE. Start-ups interested in this offer should contact Beat Kuster immediately.

Friends of Swiss Pavilion / Welcome @ Swiss Pavilion’

Two other packages are available from SGE.

“‘Friends of Swiss Pavilion” includes a visitor pass, company profiles in the Swiss Pavilion catalogue and on the MWC website, possibility to organise meetings at the Swiss Pavilion hospitality zone, participation in the Swiss Networking Night.

The “Welcome @ Swiss Pavilion” package includes a visitor pass and participation in the Swiss Networking Night for half of the price of an ordinary ticket.

More information in the PDFs which can be downloaded below.

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