24.3.2022 – The Top 16 startups (3 from EPFL) will now be further assessed through in-depth interviews with the foundation board as well as expert reports. Up to six Swiss entrepreneurs will receive CHF 100,000 each at the award ceremony on June 22, 2022.
The companies were selected from among 50 young companies who presented their ideas to the foundation board, and to numerous online viewers on Selection Day in mid-February. A total of over 200 applications were submitted. “We were impressed with the pitches as well as the number of online viewers at the selection day“, says Carmen Lamparter, COO of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation. „Over 550 viewers watched the pitches live online, we are very pleased to offer these startups the opportunity to pitch in front of such a specific and highly engaged audience“, continues Lamparter.
The Top 10 will be selected during two presentation days.
In the second half of April, the ten finalists will be chosen and are going to present their highly innovative ideas at the award ceremony on June 22, 2022.
Check the selected startups and watch their pitch here
for more details about the startups, you can also read the article in startupticker