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Hear From Local Entrepreneurs: Is now a good time to start a business?

Hear from new Founder Institute graduates

Date
Sep 01, 2021
Time
12:30 pm - 02:00 pm
Address
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Join us to hear from local entrepreneurs that recently started businesses: why did they decide to take leap into entrepreneurship in these uncertain times, and how they experienced the journey. What made them decide to take the leap? How did the pandemic affect their decision to start a company? What are some of the major challenges and opportunities they have faced so far, and how did they address them? In addition, some of Switzerlands top startup mentors will share their views on how the local startup ecosystem evolved over the recent months and years.
Completing the Founder Institute pre-seed accelerator program is an honor. The program is challenging, and the expectations are demanding. Join us to hear from our latest Alumni why they decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship in these uncertain times, and how they experienced the journey. 

  • What made them decide to take the leap?
  • How did the pandemic affect their decision to start a company?
  • What are some of the major challenges and opportunities they have faced so far, and how did they address them? 
  • What role has the Founder Institute played in their entrepreneurial journey so far?

In addition, some of Switzerlands top startup mentors will share their views on how the local startup ecosystem evolved over the recent months and years.

Who Should Attend?
  • Alumni, mentors, and friends of the Founder Institute
  • Anyone interested in launching a technology company in Switzerland
  • Anyone interested in learning about the innovative pre-seed companies coming out of the FI Switzerland program 
 



Speakers

Erika

Erika Darmstaedter

Co-Founder @ Collective63

Gonçalo

Gonçalo Castanho

CEO @ Avenue Ideas Lda

Réginald

Réginald Bien Aimé

Founder & Managing Director @ Veelab

Emil

Emil Virag

Founder @ Foodanza, Inc.

Vincent

Vincent Irrling

Co-Founder | CEO @ KAPSLY Ventures

Alexandra

Alexandra Pinto

Founder @ hoursec

Platinum Partners

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