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Venture Capital Switzerland: Financing Start-ups

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Venture Capital in Switzerland is offered by some organisations. It is institutional equity, which is provided by specific funds. Venture Capital is provided mostly in the early Start-up-phase. Venture Capital funds finance Start-ups and offer higher amounts than Business Angels.

Profile of Venture Capital:

  • Who: Specialised Funds (VCs) or Companies (Corporate VCs)
  • Investment: Money, Network to Co-Investors
  • Amount: Over CHF 500`000
  • Target of Investors Profit, Multiplication of Investment
  • Phase: Mostly in expansion phase, sometimes earlier
  • Quantity structure: Approximately CHF 600 Mio. per year

Tips and Tricks

Get in touch personally and early. You need a perfect business plan as well as an investment teaser and later the personal presentation in front of the Venture Capitalist. Inform yourself good about branches in which the VC invests to increase your chances. We support you and can offer advice from our experts and network.


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