Dr. Swetha Suresh
Swissnex is the launchpad for Swiss startups to expand into the Indian market. You'll be the technology expert, and we'll be your enablers, guiding you on “how to” create a strong presence in India. As a direct representation of the Swiss government in India, Swissnex assists startups to validate and gain momentum for their India market entry. To date, we have helped over 60 Swiss startups enter the Indian market.
We are mandated by Innosuisse to help their startups in initial and core coaching to internationalise. For non-Innosuisse startups, we offer our services for a nominal fee.
We kick-start the coaching with 'Market Discovery' - by advising startups through digital channels about their market potential in India.
Get mentored in re-engineering your business model for India, strategise your competitive intelligence/ sales/ pricing/ partner/ hiring/ distribution strategies, and leave with the ability to run your own show in India.
If you’re ready to enter the Indian market, we hack your growth with exposure to key international startup platforms. On a need basis, we provide access to investors, first potential customers or partners, knowledge of scaling your business in India and, assistance in acquiring or hiring the right skills on the ground.
With us, champion every aspect of scaling to the international markets, including product-fit, operating model, pricing, culture, and people, for your target market. Enjoy a host of services including:
India know-how workshop - business culture in India, industry overview and market analysis pricing innovation
IP and regulation consulting
Tailored individual support
Our market validation camp enables Swiss startups to explore Bangalore and other prominent cities in India to evaluate the opportunities they offer.Apply now
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Dr. Swetha Suresh
Since 2010, we have supported over 50 Swiss startups to successfully enter and scale in the Indian market. You'll find some familiar names here!
Seedstars is a global seed stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes.
With passbrains, collect essential market insights, innovative ideas, user experience and test results to build successful apps and digital products, on demand, fast, global.
Nanolive’s innovative solution combines screening, imaging and analysis for breakthrough 3D imaging solutions for rapid advances in drug discovery and cell therapy.
Finity has developed Paper.li that combines worlds of content curation, and digital marketing channels to help building your brand.
Hydroswiss pulper recycling technology makes it possible to recycle over 90% of WAP and transform it into secondary raw materials ready to be reused or sold. This turns costs into profits for paper mills and saves tons of CO2 for the environment.
Flatev provides a convenient way of preparing fresh and tasty tortillas, roti, flatbreads, cookies and more, uncompromised in authenticity, quality, taste and nutrition.
Sterilux's innovative, compact, affordable and easy to use ozone-based sterilization device sterilizes heat- and moisture-sensitive devices and/or materials.
Goodwall is the next-generation community for students and professionals to connect and discover opportunities from scholarships to jobs.
LEDsafari is a clean-tech social start-up based in Lausanne that creates local entrepreneurs in power-deficient parts of developing nations.
Pracman has developed patientdoc.co - a practice management system for multi doctor clinic solution.
Digitalisation has brought an onslaught of siloed applications, events and humans needs are yet to be resolved. Dizmo solves these needs by connecting data, services and applications in one interactive workspace.
Unite Labs presents software solutions for life science laboratories to integrate data, workflows and instrument communication for continuous, hands-free operation.
Bestmile is the world's first cloud platform for optimisation and operation of autonomous vehicle fleets.
OrbiWise specializes in developing advanced technologies for IoT providers to maximize the performance of their service and product offerings.
Rapyuta Robotics builds low cost, lightweight autonomous mobile robots with high-level intelligence distributed in the cloud, enabling the robots to offload some of their heavy computation and seamlessly learn and share experiences with one another.
Fotokyte offers fully autonomous, persistent, and reliable systems that provide invaluable overview information to firefighters and first responders to help them manage complex, safety-critical situations.
Sav-iol revolutionizes vision post-cataract surgery, with advanced innovative lenses using extended depth-of-focus technology.
Synple Chem performs chemical synthesis of molecules in a fraction of the time via its new automated synthesizers using revolutionary reagent capsules.
Qumram supports banks in ensuring compliance, detecting fraud and overall customer experience. Qumram is acquired by Dynatrace (US)
OneVisage is a Swiss cyber-security company offering OEM B2B digital identity solutions provider that helps large cyber-security, financial services, identity and hardware integrators to combat identity theft while delivering friction-less user-experience.
Cutiss is a life sciences company aiming to provide patients with large and deep skin defects with the first automate-produced, personalized skin tissue therapy, denovoSkin™
HemaXis innovates with a unique microfluidics solution that simplifies and reduces the cost of blood sampling, enabling blood collection anywhere and at anytime.
Lambda Health System SA is a medtech spin-off from the HEIG-VD with an innovative rehabilitation device for people with locomotor disabilities.
Leman Micro Devices’ has developed unique e-Checkup sensor and software for medical grade BP, Heart rate, ECG, SpO2 measurement accessible on your phone!
Oxyprem's product, the advanced tissue oximeter is a reusable, non-invasive, easy-to-use and a versatile tool for oxygen measurement in premature infants.
Treatech is reinventing liquid waste disposal runs without expensive pre-processing steps via custom set-up onsite.
Dodeka has invented an intuitive way to learn and play music for a new generation of musicians.
Sonect lets you use your smartphone to pick up cash at over 2,300 partner shops. It is secure, easy and everywhere.
Involi creates the bridge between airplane world and drone world, making for the lack of information, infrastructure and regulation. Involi offers definitive solution for airplanes and drones to safely share the airspace, avoid collision and respect the law.
Battrion develops innovative fabrication technologies for lithium ion batteries aimed at increasing the charging speed of high energy density cells.
Enairys's hydro-pneumatic energy storage systems provide clean energy storage and management solutions based on compressed air.
Designergy has developed an innovative idea for roofing - a system of elements integrated with photovoltaics ensuring water resistance and production of electric energy
HiLyte develops a service which brings electricity and light to communities in rural Tanzania in a clean and affordable manner.
Sleepiz AG (Ltd.) provides patient-centric disease management through seamless integration of contactless monitoring via heart contractions and breathing patterns measurements, as well as body motions with medical grade accuracy.
Naturloop (formerly Cocoboards) creates all-natural panels made of coconut husk and natural tannin adhesive as a sustainable and locally available alternative to particleboard and MDF.
Cognipet is the first marketplace app to offer healthy pets from breeders with a traceable supply chain.
iPropal helps build businesses by hiring curated IT freelancers online.
Sobu takes online marketing to a new level. A Swiss Post spin-off, Sobu users recommend the products they have bought in online stores to their friends via social networks.
Smart valour is a marketplace for crypto and digital asset management.
Magnes has developed a disruptive real-life-monitoring solution to analyze walk patterns of patients with neurological disorders - the only solution giving direct haptic feedback to patients.
Rea develops a new generation of diagnostic devices for the preterm birth market. Rea's Smart Pad is the first non-invasive test to detect the risk of a premature birth.
Nanogence is innovating with an additive that reduces production cost and carbon emission for concrete.
Enuu is the first micro-mobility service based on e-pods with four wheels and a full bodywork.
Adiposs has developed ImageBAT®, a first-in-class medical imaging product for brown adipose tissue, a first step to monitoring cancer.
Tecuro's U-med pad is a novel approach to manage UTIs - a pad with unique antibacterial properties without the risk of resistances.
Curio Biotech is a life sciences service and product provider including speciality media, stem cell cultures and customised assays for biotech and pharma industries.
Anavo (formerly Nanoglue) is a Swiss medtech startup harnessing nanotechnology to provide better healing for skin transplants
Faitron Ltd. is a Swiss company focusing on innovative and mobile food heating solution that enables food being heated up anywhere, anytime within minutes.
Hive Power provides a SaaS platform to optimise your existing electrical distribution grid, both from technical and economic point of view.
Bitlumens combines the power of innovation with entrepreneurship facilitating the scaling of green technologies in off-grid communities.
Securaxis combines AI and acoustic, analyzes specific sounds in any kind of environment, classify them, locate and report them for safety; traffic analytics; management for smart cities.
Gridsteer's power grid control system provides real-time power management, solving the problems of quality and power balance in the grid. .
Gilytics provides a fast computing and 3D visualization technology for complex planning of transportation and energy infrastructures
Artidis rapidly diagnoses cancer, cancer stage and predicts the probability of a patient developing metastases. The ARTIDISNet platform combines the nanomechanical biomarker with the patient’s clinical data to guide personalised therapy.
Cellestia is an EPFL spinoff and a clinical-stage biopharma company working on the small molecule CB-103 that targets NOTCH-driven cancers.
PeriVision's portable, VR based visual field testing device helps prevent blindness by making eye disease diagnosis and follow-ups accessible to everyone.
Haelixa offers proprietary and innovative solutions to physically mark, trace, and authenticate products.
SmartHelio, the solar panel doctors, have developed a cost-effective and easy-to-install solution for monitoring and diagnosis of solar panels, to maximise their performance.