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EPFL Alumni is thrilled to present the program of the Seed Night 2016, its annual start-up presentation bringing together the most promising entrepreneurs from EPFL and beyond, angel investors, mentors, industry leaders and scientists. It will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2016 (6.30-9.30pm) at the Forum Rolex of the EPFL Rolex Learning Center.

This year’s program will include:

  • A 2-round Start-up pitch contest with 10 selected entrepreneurs and the audience selecting the winners (see list of participant below)
  • The Isabelle Musy Prize that will award a woman with an innovative entrepreneurial project
  • A start-up exhibit with over 20 start-ups companies and local corporate representative interested in open innovation.
  • A panel discussion about risks and opportunities of venture investment with industry speakers, including:
    • Dominique Mégret, head of Swisscom Ventures
    • Steffen Wager, CEO, Investiere
    • Moderation: Hervé Lebret, head of EPFL Innogrants program
    • Additional speakers including a seasoned entrepreneur will be announced in the coming weeks

You can register here

Which start-ups will be at the Seed Night?
From e-heath to biotech, from connected sport technologies to neurosciences, the Seed Night will showcase start-ups from very diverse industries.
The following start-ups have been selected to pitch. (You will find a detailed description on our website):

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In addition, some start-ups will join our start-up exhibition (together with the above companies). The list will be updated by the time of the event. The event sponsors Swisscom Ventures, Innovaud & SPECo, Cisco and Fischer Connectors will also present their initiatives in innovation.

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The Seed Night 2016 was made possible by to the support of our kind sponsors:
logosINNO  canton vaud  swisscom


and supported by:

cisco     innogrants   logo epfl innovation park