sitem-insel AG

learn@lunch 7


January 30, 2020


Atrium 3 (next to the main entrance)

sitem-insel AG
Freiburgstrasse 3
3010 Bern


Matt Lashmar, CEO MassChallenge Switzerland
Grzegorz Gongiarz, COO Resistell

MassChallenge Switzerland will present their acceleration program and how it can help you grow your startup.
A successful former alumni will also be present and share their experience with the programme. A Q&A session will close the event.

12:15 - 13:00

About MassChallenge Switzerland

Since 2016 MassChallenge Switzerland has been a leader in helping startups across Europe grow their businesses. Annually we accelerate 90 early stage startups taking no equity or fees. We seek startups from all industries: from using AI to improve procurement to developing alternative proteins. As of 2019 we had accelerated 298 startups, who had raised over CHF 120M in funding.

Program Benefits

  • Unrivaled access to 15+ global corporate partners, totalling over CHF 250 billion in revenue
  • World class mentoring from 550+ experts and tailored programming in the spirit of a startup school
  • Free office space and the chance to win up to CHF 1 million in non-dilutive cash prizes and several other in-kind awards
  • Switzerland-specific support for entrepreneurs such as competitive regulations and tax system, easy access to the EU market, and strong trade links
  • Proven model: more than 65% of Finalists raise funds during or immediately after the program


29/01/20       Applications open
12/02/20       Early bird application deadline
09/03/20       Applications close
Feb-May 20   Judging
28/05/20       Finalis Announcement
Jun-Oct 20     Accelerator program
Oct 2020        MassChallenge Switzerland Awards