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>>venture>> Kickoff Lausanne

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EPFL, Lausanne

Route Cantonale

BC 420 & Cafeteria BC

1015 Lausanne

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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 CHF150K in non-dilutive cash prizes, a McKinsey business consulting package and mentorship by industry and entrepreneurial experts!

ABOUT >>venture>>
>>venture>> is the leading competition for up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Switzerland awarding over CHF500,000 in cash prizes. Founded by Dr. Thomas Knecht in 1997, the competition empowers young innovators to develop their business ideas into startup companies. A joint initiative of ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company, Knecht Holding, Innosuisse and EPFL, >>venture>> has been led by the >>venture>> foundation since 2013.



Agenda:

18:30 - 18:40
Welcoming speech, Martin Vetterli, EPFL President

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

Booths & Apero:

- >>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?

- IP Experts
Make sure your ideas are safe before you really take off.

- Tech Experts
Keep up with the lastest technologies trends shaping your business' future.


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For more information, visit us at: www.venture.ch
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BC 420 & Cafeteria BC

1015 Lausanne

Switzerland

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