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Innovative new Swiss entrepreneurs can apply for this year’s SWISS START-UPS AWARDS. The best business ideas will receive funding totalling 200,000 Swiss francs. The deadline for applications is the 14th of June 2015.

swiss start-ups awards 2015

On the 29th of October 2015, 200,000 Swiss francs in cash will be put up for grabs as part of the SWISS START-UPS AWARDS. It will form starting capital for new entrepreneurs if the jury is convinced by their ideas. The four prizes worth 50,000 Swiss francs each are being provided by AXA Winterthur, Axpo, PostFInance and STARTUPS.CH.

The deadline for applications for all four awards is the 14th of June 2015. The best projects will be put forward to an expert jury in a semi final. The winners of the semi final will then be assessed by a top-notch expert jury which will name three people per award.


AXA Innovation Award

AXA Winterthur, as the leading Swiss insurer, is for the fifth time on the search for innovative business ideas from all sectors.

Axpo Energy Award

Axpo, a leading Swiss energy company is awarding its prize for the third time. It honours innovative business ideas in the areas of energy production, energy engineering, energy transfer, energy storage and electrical engineering.

PostFinance Digital Business Award

The PostFinance Digital Business Award is given to the cleverest business ideas in the area of digital processes for support and business operations. Be it marketing, ordering, buying/selling platforms, payment solutions, logistics or customer support: Only the most forward-looking ideas throughout the value chain will be taken into account. PostFinance is handing out its Digital Business Award for the second time.


As a leading Swiss founder platform, STARTUPS.CH will be rewarding the most innovative small enterprise(s) for the sixth time.


Further information on the SWISS STARTUPS AWARDS 2015 can be found on the homepage.

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