Kickstart Accelerator is an initiative by digitalswitzerland and one of Europe’s largest multi-corporate, zero equity accelerators, whose goal is to foster the Swiss innovation ecosystem globally. The 11-week program offers co-working space, access to corporate partners, top-level mentors and experts, as well as the chance to win prize money to promising international startups.
- Sectors: FinTech, Food, Robotics & Intelligent Systems, Smart Cities, Healthcare
- Application deadline: April 30, 2017
- Programme: September 4 – November 17, 2017
- Place: Basel (healthcare) and Zurich (other sectors)
F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator
F10, Switzerland’s premier FinTech incubator and accelerator, is a non-profit association founded by SIX together with Julius Bär Bank and PwC Switzerland. For the third time, F10 offers a P2 (prototype to product) program giving promising international startups the possibility to evolve an initial prototype up to the market release phase, as well as assistance through coaching and educational modules.
- Sectors: FinTech, InsurTech, RegTech
- Application deadline: April 28, 2017
- Programme: July 3 – December 7, 2017
- Place: Zurich and online