#SUD21 in a nutshell

On June 23rd, 2021 startup days took place in the Kursaal of Bern. We have created momentum to make Switzerland more startup: 600 on-site and 100 virtual participants, a decentralized program with 60+ sessions, 155+ speakers and 50 outstanding startup pitches. we have created momentum to make Switzerland more startup. The event has been selected as one of a few pilot events in the Canton of Berne to gain insights in the context of holding conferences in times of COVID.


The pitching battle

50 startups in the following five verticals pitched for visibility and funding: Autonomous Systems, Healthtech, Sustainable Tech, Fintech, and Services. In each vertical the audience selected one winner and one runner-up.


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Logo Impossible Materials
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Logo Swistor


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Logo Impossible Materials
Logo SmartPurse
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Some of our past speakers

155+ speakers from around the world enhanced the event with valuable insights.



Watch our
highlight video

Eye catcher

Slide through our #SUD21 gallery.


event impressions


Pitching Semi-Finals | Vertical 1-5

Our past program

Check out the hot, insightful, and inspiring 60+ sessions of 2021.


Event spirit

Explore live impressions – social media posts, pictures and videos – of #SUD21


Next event – #SUD22

On 18 and 19 May, 2022, we conduct the next startup days.

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