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2022 >>venture>> Kickoff Lausanne

Join us to celebrate Switzerland’s leading startup competition, on the year of its 25th anniversary.

Do you have a stellar idea and want to start your own business? Or you already have your startup, and want to take it off the ground? Then this event is the perfect opportunity to get started!

Meet and interact with some of Lausanne’s most interesting startup scene people, including mentors, industry experts and investors. Learn about participating in >>venture>>, Switzerland’s leading startup competition and how you can earn up to CHF 150K in non-dilutive cash prizes, a McKinsey business consulting package and mentorship by industry and entrepreneurial experts!

This event will be accessible only to people with a COVID certificate valid in Switzerland and presenting a QR code.


18:30 – 18:40 Welcoming speech, Ursula Oesterle, EPFL Vice-President for Innovation
18:40 – 18:50 Intro to >>venture>>Lea Firmin, CEO of >>venture foundation>>
18:50 – 19:00 Introduction of the special guests
19:00 – 22:00 Apero and networking at following booths:

  • >>venture>> Alumni

Hear more about how the >>venture>> competition can contribute to the development of your business!

  • Jurors

Learn what it takes to win the >>venture>> competition!

  • Mentors

Find guidance to make it through the bumpy road of a startup lifecycle!

  • Investor Corner

Well, at some point we all need external financing, right?

The event is free but registration is required.