International Startups

Kickstart Accelerator Programme Opens To International Startups

Kickstart Accelerator is looking for international startups to apply for its second programme to disrupt key industries – from FinTech to Smart Cities.

The Swiss startup programme, launched by digitalswitzerland in 2015, aims to make Switzerland a leading digital innovation hub in Europe.

Kickstart accelerator will select up to 30 startups to take part in an 11-week programme to help them develop their ideas and products across one of the programme’s verticals – Food | FinTech | Smart Cities | Robotics & Intelligent Systems.

Patricia Schlenter, Programme Manager at Kickstart Accelerator, said, “Our inaugural year saw over 850 applications from across the globe and so we are looking forward to seeing the calibre of this year’s innovators.

“The Swiss ecosystem offers startups the opportunity to work with like-minded entrepreneurs, experienced mentors and some of the biggest corporate players to deliver impactful innovations to key industries.”

The programme starts on 4th September and will be based at the accelerator work space in Zurich, Switzerland.

Kickstart will not be taking any equity from startups and applicants will have the opportunity to win around £20,000 / 25,000 chf.

For more details and to apply – Click HERE.