Transforming food systems with specialty crops.
We support practice-oriented research and development projects mainly in Switzerland, but also in emerging and developing countries.
Our activity is non-profit and does not pursue any profit-making purposes.
So that everyone does well – research for food, landscape, environment!
c/o BDW, Meierhofstrasse 1, 8820 Wädenswil
Funding impact-oriented R&D projects for practical innovations to transform food systems.
Strengthening the food system network
Promoting synergies through cooperation between players in the value chain
KAPSLY Angels is a Swiss non-profit business angel club with the goal to finance healthtech innovation. The focus is on medical technology, diagnostics and digital health.
Business angels can already invest with small amounts, which are bundled. What is also special is the possibility of operational support from KAPSLY Ventures to bring the startups to market faster and minimize operational risk.
New Harbor Venture Partners is a trans-Atlantic placement agent/fundraiser specialising in fundraising for startups, growth and PE companies in the healthcare sector.
In return for retainers and success fees, we help place financings of CHF 10-40 million/USD in the US, Europe, Israel and parts of Asia. Our main focus is on medical technology and digital health, but we also support pharma/biotech start-ups in approaching institutional healthcare-focused investors.
We are based in Zurich, investing in founders with momentous innovation creating a virtuous cycle for the planet and human well being.
Venture Capital Fund investing into early stage startups in Europe.
Marc Lussy connects the dots in-between banking business and IT, in-between banks and startups and in-between business cultures across the globe.
Marc has been working in the Financial industry for more than 30 years. He has been active in the Swiss Fintech sector since day one and for the past 7 years has been coaching and mentoring 150+ startups (10+ startups one to one coaching/mentoring)
He has a strong connection with Brazil and China and a deep understanding of the BR and CN business culture as well as of the financial sector (banking & fintech) in these two countries
Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Leadership/Project Management/Strategy, Innovation, Core Banking Solutions, Fintech, Regtech, Insurtech, Fintech Brazil, Fintech China, Banking Brazil, Banking China
We support the strategic growth and introduction into the East and Southeast Asian markets. We mediate or act as local agents, joint venture partners and investors. Establishing branches. We act as professional project managers, facilitators and specialists with long-standing relationships with key business and government stakeholders in Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines.
International trade, automotive industry, construction materials, precision machinery, researching product and sales opportunities, market introduction, product sourcing, supplier qualification, local quality control.
Venture Kick is a philanthropic three stage funding model initiated to support Swiss startups with enough funding to kick-start their entrepreneurial success. Startups can qualify to receive up to CHF 150,000 in start capital, and an opportunity for an additional CH 850,000 in equity funding from the Kick Fund. After each stage, promising entrepreneurs are also offered professional guidance in developing their business through the 2-day kickers camps and connection to an incredible network.
For a business idea with high potential and an entrepreneurial and driven team, get your lauching kick up to CHF 1,000,000+ through Venture Kick, Innobooster and the Kick Fund.
Learn from proven entrepreneurs how to structure your pitch and to develop your business. You will be guided to successfully approach customers and to close deals with investors.
Get exposed to the greatest network of investors and industry innovation experts in Switzerland. You’ll get substantial media coverage on top to attract even more investors.
university spin-offs, financing, grants, venture capital
Verve Ventures is a network and technology-driven venture capital firm based in Switzerland. Founded in 2010 by Steffen Wagner and Lukas Weber, Verve Ventures has grown to 50 team members and has become one of the most active venture investors in Europe with around 150 science and technology-driven startups in its portfolio. A dozen investment professionals identify the most promising digital, tangible and health & bio startups. Selected private and institutional investors get access to investment opportunities through a digital platform. The company invests EUR 0.5 million to several million from Seed Stage onward in startups across Europe. Verve Ventures’ dedicated team helps startups with their most pressing needs such as hiring, client introductions and an expert network of high-profile individuals.
Financing of high tech startups from Seed stage onward
SICTIC connects Swiss technology startups with smart money investors.
Angel Investing, Venture Capital, Startups, Technology, Innovation
The StartAngels Network (SAN) is a non-profit organisation that facilitates contact between Swiss startups and experienced investors. SAN identifies, mentors and supports startups in need of funding. SAN investors work with selected startups with outstanding business ideas and above-average market potential.
With its diversified and broad experience, SAN provides capital, expertise, board members and helpful contacts. Interested members are trained to become lead investors.
Experienced investors in various industries.
Spicehaus Partners is an independent Swiss venture capital investor focusing on B2B software companies in Switzerland with international growth potential.
Our team is deeply embedded in the national startup ecosystem and has a unique combination of institutional and entrepreneurial experience. We actively support our investments - building a company is a marathon, not a sprint.
Zürcher Kantonalbank has successfully positioned itself as a universal bank with regional roots and national and international networks. We are the most important cantonal bank in Switzerland and one of the biggest Swiss banks. With a market penetration of around 50 percent, we hold the leading position in the Canton of Zurich in both private and corporate client business. We are also the third largest fund provider in the country. Zürcher Kantonalbank is an independent institution under public law of the Canton of Zurich and has a state guarantee. Our performance mandate is to provide the population and companies with financial services, to contribute to the solution of economic and social tasks as well as to deal responsibly with the environment and society. We live our values responsibly, stimulating, passionately. We are the bank that is close and part of life in the canton of Zurich.
Industry-agnostic early-stage and scale-up investor with ticket sizes between CHF 200,000 to CHF 1,500,000.
Corporate venturing by Helsana, investments in startups and funds
Swiss healthcare system and market; business development; ecosystems, partnerships, and networking
Privilège Ventures is a Swiss venture capital firm investing in seed and early-stage companies mainly in Switzerland and Europe. We take an active and hands-on approach that leverages our entrepreneurial expertise while partnering with founders to create a sustainable and scalable business. We strive to offer maximum transparency to all our stakeholders. We have invested so far in 40 companies.
Our team members have been invested since 2005 in the Swiss ecosystem which has created a deep network on which we can now leverage. We are always supportive to our portfolio companies as we believe this is the only way to create value. We are generalist with the exclusion of bio-pharma companies
Via Carlo Maderno 6
Seed stage; Deeptech; Medtech, SaaS startups