These Experts Pick the TOP 100 Startups

Expert Company Description
Carole Ackermann
Diamondscull AG
Dr. Carole Ackermann is Co-Owner of Diamondscull AG, a private company financing Start-ups. She is CEO of the start-up company...
Domenico Alexakis
Swiss Biotech Association
Director of the Swiss Biotech Association.
Olivier Allaman
Fri Up
Director of Fri Up, the Freiburg-based center for entrepreneurs.
Claude Amiguet
NEODE - Parc technologique et industriel SA
Claude Amiguet is Director of NEODE. Over the last three years, he has been involved in setting up companies, and has in...
Lukas André
Affentranger Associates SA
As managing partner, Lukas André is responsible for the daily operations of Affentranger Associates. He joined affentranger...
Thomas Bähler
Kellerhals Carrard
Specialist at Kellerhals Attorneys at Law for private equity/venture capital, among other matters; co-founder and Member...
Roman Balzan
Having worked in start-up consulting and online advertising for 9 years, Roman joined Google’s Industry Programs team in...
Patrick Barbey
InnoVaud
Yann Barth
Creapole SA
Après une licence ès sciences économiques et sociales et une période passée à l'Université de Neuchâtel en tant qu'assistant...
Brigitte Baumann
Go Beyond Investing AG
Founder /CEO, Go Beyond business angels network; on the CTI Commission; President, EBAN (European Business Angel Network...
Nicolas Berg
Serial Entrepreneur
Nicolas Berg, partner at Redalpine Venture Partners, Country Manager Xing Switzerland, serial entrepreneur, angel investor,...
Marc P. Bernegger
Next Generation Finance Management AG
Marc Bernegger is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Aged 20, Marc founded the party platform usgang.ch (trade sale...
Thomas Billeter
Seestattexperts
Thomas Billeter is partner at Seestattexperts. He is an entrepreneur, management consultant and business angel focusing...
Laurent Bischof
Polytech Ventures
Philip Bodmer
Bodmer & Partner Consultants AG
After a 19 year career in industry where I held various management positions, I founded Bodmer & Partner Consultants AG,...
Jan Bomholt
MeinEinkauf AG
Dr. Jan Bomholt has been involved in the development of two innovative companies. He is CEO of MeinEinkauf.ch as well as...
Silvio Bonaccio
ETH Zürich Transfer
Dr. Silvio Bonaccio is Director of ETH transfer, which supports the ETH community in all questions relating to cooperation...
Diego A. Braguglia
VI Partners AG
Diego Braguglia is Partner with VI Partners AG. His areas of expertise are life sciences and biotechnology. He has more...
David Brown
Go Beyond
Dave Brown is a startup CTO, serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He co-founded buy.at, an online affiliate network,...
Peter E. Burckhardt
BioValley Business Angel Club BioBAC
Dr. Burckhardt is CEO of EVA – the Basel life sciences start-up agency. EVA is an institution which supports potential entrepreneurs...
Gert Christen
Stiftung BlueLion
Gert Christen is the CEO of two Zurich based startup incubators, BlueLion Incubator and Startzentrum Zurich. He is also...
Raphaël Conz
Promotion économique du canton de Vaud
Economic promotion, innovation, technology transfer, financing, export, financial and tax incentives, networks with start-up,...
Alexandre Coquoz
Innobridge SA
Alexandre Coquoz is Associate Director of Innobridge SA , which supports the companies in accelerating their innovation...
Alberto De Lorenzi
De Lorenzi & Partners SA
Partner at De Lorenzi & Partners, business angels network; focus: ICT startups in Ticino and northern Italy; coach at CTI...
Benoit Dubuis
Fondation Campus Biotech
Pascal Dutheil
Andromede Consulting Sàrl
Founder, Andromède Consulting; focus: seed and early stage venture capital; coach at CTI Start-up.
Markus A. Eugster
Axel Favre
DEBIOPHARM INVESTMENT S.A.
Axel Favre is Private Equity Manager at Debiopharm Investment, Debiopharm Group’s financial arm. He is in charge of sourcing...
Claude Florin
A3 Angels
Mobile telecom and medtech expert, Business angel investor and mentor.
Mark Forster
Adello GROUP AG
Serial entrepreneur in tech, currently rolling out the leading premium Mobile Advertising Network Adello across Europe,...
Matthias Frieden
The Frieden GmbH
Jan Fülscher
Business Angels Schweiz (BAS)
Start-up ambassador and expert in start-up matters. Connector. CEO of Business Angels Switzerland.
Antonio Gambardella
Fongit
Frank Gerritzen
Careerplus Group SA
Frank Gerritzen is responsible Business Angels Switzerland's (BAS) activities in the Romandie as well as the founder of...
Eric Gisiger
SVC AG für KMU Risikokapital
Venture capitalist, SVC – AG for SME venture capital.
Patrick Griss
Zühlke Ventures AG
Dr. Patrick Griss is an Executive Partner of the Zühlke Group. In the past, he held Management Positions in the Life Science...
Daniel Gutenberg
VI Partners AG
Nominated as Business Angel of the Year 2011, Daniel Gutenberg is General Partner, at VI Partners AG and started his career...
Urs Haeusler
DealMarket AG
Peter Harboe-Schmidt
CTI Start-up
Peter Harboe-Schmidt, MSc, MBA (IMD) brings a wealth of start-up and industry experience from small and large biotech companies....
Reto Hartinger
Erfa-Gruppe Internet Briefing
Reto Hartinger is a pioneer in the New Media. He was one of the first who sold CD-ROM's in Switzerland to the whole world....
René Hausammann
Technopark Winterthur
Dr. René Hausammann is Managing Director of the Technopark Winterthur and the transfert center of the Zurich University...
Wolfgang Henggeler
Unitectra AG
Wolfgang Henggeler is head of the physical sciences group at Unitectra, the technology transfer office of the Universities...
Nicole Herzog
Rechtsanwältin
Nicole Herzog is Co-Founder of Haufe-umantis AG and b-to-v Partners AG and President of the Board of Agilentia AG (Sherpany),...
Peter Hogenkamp
Newscron SA
Dr. Peter Hogenkamp has been active in starting companies ever since university. Has latest venture, Blogwerk AG, founded...
Matthias Hölling
Technopark Zürich
Matthias studied electrical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (DE), participating in a joined European scheme that...
David Hug
Ringier Digital Ventures AG
Patrick Hug
Zürcher Kantonalbank
Start-up Finance, Zürcher Kantonalbank.
Michel Jaccard
id est avocats sàrl
Michel Jaccard is the founder of id est avocats, a boutique law firm based in Lausanne, and a widely respected tech | media,...
Mario Jenni
BIO-Technopark® Schlieren-Zürich
Mario Jenni is President of the Biotech Center Zurich, Member of the Board of Directors at GHZ and managing Director glaTec...
Kilian Kämpfen
Ringier Digital AG
Dr. Kilian Kämpfen is Chief Business Development of the Ringier Digital AG. This group encompasses Internet brands like...
Fernand Kaufmann
Emerald Technology Ventures
Dr. Fernand Kaufmann is CEO and Chairman of HPL, a start-up active in the development of lithium ion batteries (sold to...
Cédric Koehler
Creathor Venture Management AG
As a managing partner at Creathor Venture, Cédric Köhler specializes in the IT, telecommunications, Internet, media and...
Marjan N. Kraak
ETH transfer
André Kühni
Aargauische Kantonalbank
Manager, SME Services/Start-up Consulting, Aargauer Kantonalbank.
Stefan Kyora
Journalistenbüro Niedermann GmbH
Stefan Kyora is co-owner of Journalistenbüro Niedermann GmbH and writes since ten years about start-ups and innovation....
Hervé Lebret
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Hervé Lebret is the Manager of the Innogrants EPFL and as such, responsible for the evaluation of innovative projects focusing...
Hansruedi Lingg
TECHNOPARK Luzern
CEO, Technopark Lucerne.
Karim Maizar
Kellerhals Anwälte
Karim Maizar ist Rechtsanwalt und Partner bei Kellerhals Carrard, einer Anwaltskanzlei mit Büros in Zürich, Bern, Basel...
Pascal Marmier
Swissnex China
Pascal Marmier is the director of swissnex Boston, the Swiss science and technology Consulate, since 2008. Previously, he...
Dominique Mégret
Swisscom Ventures AG
Manager, Swisscom Ventures; co-founder, Kickstart Ventures.
Simon Meier
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Investment Director of Roche Venture Fund (RVF). Simon joined RVF in 2002, and is managing the RVF investments in in Addex,...
Didier Mesnier
Alp ICT
General Secretary, Alp ICT, western Switzerland high-tech cluster; coach at CTI.
James Miners
Fongit
Dr. James Miners is Senior Advisor at Fongit, Geneva's HighTech Business incubator. James has set-up and managed four technology...
Felix Moesner
swissnex Boston, Consulate of Switzerland
CEO Swissnex Boston.
Jordi Montserrat
IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen AG
Jordi is active since 12 years in the high-tech entrepreneurship field. In several position ranging from start-up executive...
Carolina Müller-Möhl
Müller-Möhl Group
Chairperson of the Board, Müller-Möhl Group investment management; President, Swiss Economic Award.
Michael Näf
Doodle AG
Business angel, founder and CEO Doodle.com.
Peter Niederhauser
Redalpine Venture Partners AG
A serial entrepreneur anbd business angel, Peter Niederhauser is a Partner at Masterinvest. He also is the Cofounder and...
Lutz Nolte
ARTORG Center
Lutz-P. Nolte is professor for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received...
Magne Y. Orgland
Norga Capital AG
Dr. Magne Orgland is Managing Partner at Norga Capital AG, where he focuses on angel investing, consulting and board mandates....
Markus Oswald
Innovationsstiftung der SZKB
Dr. Markus Oswald is CEO of the Foundation for innovation of the Bank of Schwyz and a Partner at Aventic Partners AG. He...
Xavier Paternot
Vinci Capital
Maurice Pedergnana
SECA
Alexandre Peyraud
alecent
Alexandre Peyraud has been involved, by founding or managing, many companies in various domains like Internet, finance,...
Eric Plan
CleantechAlps
General Secretary, Cleantech-Alps, Western Switzerland cleantech cluster; coach at CTI.
Roberto Poretti
Poretti Consulting
Manager, Centro Promozione Start-up; Member of the Board, Swissparks.ch; Coordinator, venturelab Ticino.
Erika Puyal Heusser
Zürcher Kantonalbank
Manager, Startup Finance/Pioneers, Zurich Kantonalbank.
Till Quack
Qualcomm Connected Experiences Inc. (Kooaba AG)
Jost Renggli
Venture Valuation AG
Jost is COO and Partner of Venture Valuation. He is a member of the expert jury of Venture Kick, a Swiss institution to...
Olivier Rozumek
orhizon SA
Christian Schaub
Redbiotec AG
Christian Schaub is CEO and co-founder of the successful ETH spin-off Redbiotec. 2015 his company completed a deal with...
Penny Schiffer
Swisscom
Penny Schiffer is a senior strategy manager at Swisscom IT Services and associate at Swisscom Ventures. Swisscom runs a...
Beat Schillig
IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen AG
Beat grew his company IFJ from a 10% parttime job to a 25 people operation, managing national and international programs...
Peter Schüpbach
Swiss Online Shopping AG
Business Angel. Mehrfacher Unternehmensgründer (u.a. Miracle, Fashion Friends). Präsident Verwaltungsrat Reitsport.ch AG...
Christian Schütz
b-to-v Partners AG
Dr. Christian Schütz is Partner and responsible for the Life Science and Cleantech investments in the b-to-v portfolio....
Florian Schweitzer
b-to-v Partners AG
Florian Schweitzer is married and father of two sons. He was one of the co-founder of b-to-v Partners AG in the year 2000....
Peter Seitz
ETH Zurich
Since early 2012 he has been building up the European applied research lab of Hamamatsu Photonics in Switzerland, and at...
Paul E. Sevinç
Co-Founder of Doodle AG and Inturico Engineering GmbH.
Michael Sidler
Redalpine Venture Partners AG
Michael Sidler is Partner at Intro International, a corporate development and technology commercialization boutique and...
Colin Turner
RISINGSTAR Ventures
20 years of experience in venture capital, operations, fund-raising and as legal counsel. Colin has worked across 5 continents...
Paul-André Vogel
CimArk SA
Paul-André Vogel is in charge of all innovation support services at Cimark. He has been coaching high-tech start-ups since...
Pascale Vonmont
Gebert Rüf Stiftung
Associate Chief Executive, Gebert Rüf Foundation; Delegate to the Strategy Board, venture kick; jury member, venture leaders;...
Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier
Swiss Startup Invest
Since 2003 Managing Director of CTI Invest. From 2009-2015 Managing Director of the W.A. de Vigier Foundation.
Lucian Wagner
EuroUS Ventures
Lucian has a truly global outlook with an extensive set of contacts in Europe, North America and Asia. He is currently a...
Steffen Wagner
investiere | Verve Capital Partners AG
Steffen is CEO and co-founder of Verve Capital Partners AG, which operates investiere. Since the mid Nineties, Steffen...
Cédric Waldburger
Tenderloin Ventures AG
Christian Wenger
Wenger & Vieli AG
Business Angel. Partner, Wenger & Vieli, Corporate and Commercial Law; focus: private equity/venture capital/M & A; business...
Sandy Wetzel
Y-Parc SA
General Manager Y-Parc SA – Swiss Technopole.
Roland Zeller
travelwindow AG
Business Angel. Founded Travel.ch, Switzerlands largest online travel agency. Also founded Travel.at and Travel.se. Board...
Jürg Zürcher
Ernst & Young AG
Partner/Biotechnology Leader EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), Ernst & Young.

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