A community instead of an audience

startup days (SUD) are the leading conference for startup topics in Switzerland. Every year, outstanding startups, top-notch investors, corporates, and other key players network and exchange know-how. At SUD, attendees are encouraged to think out of the box, grow their skills, and find their perfect match.

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Networking & Matchmaking

Find your perfect match – outstanding entrepreneurs and top-notch investors – or new partnerships at the networking event startup days. Throughout the whole day or specifically at the 1:1 meetings, all participants have the chance to meet face-to-face and exchange their ideas and needs. At #SUD23, we encourage you to build strong and lasting relationships through personal engagements. Because trust and empathy are indispensable fundaments for a business. Build your fundament at #SUD23 where the whole startup ecosystem meets!

Pitching Battle – Apply now!

The adrenaline-pumping, hotly anticipated startup pitching battle in Bern provides a platform for budding startups to pitch directly to investors! The application window is open. Startups, take up the opportunity to impress top-notch VCs with your innovation! Apply now to pitch on 25 May 2023 at #SUD23


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Flashback #SUD22

On 19 May 2022, 1’200+ participants made Switzerland more startup. The attendees built their own conference program with the choice of 50+ inspiring sessions and 150+ experienced speakers. The marketplace with 25+ exhibitors invited everyone to network and find support. At the end of the event, the whole Swiss startup ecosystem voted for this year’s outstanding winner startups.


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