Explore the US Market
Are you ready to explore the US market and get support from Swissnex for your next big step? Join us for one of our Startup Bootcamps in San Francisco.Apply Here
Swissnex is the launchpad for Swiss startups in the US. Our equity-free startup programs are customized to the needs of entrepreneurs exploring or entering the US market.
With over a decade of experience accelerating the international success of companies such as Mindmaze, Faceshift, Nexthink and Ava, Swissnex is equipped to support Swiss startups at various stages of their journey.
As part of the Innosuisse Coaching Program, we offer 2-week Startup Bootcamps with toolbox sessions, fireside chats, networking events, a demo night and more. This unique opportunity gives startups strategic advice to internationalize, visibility and a home base to succeed in the US.
No fees. No equity
Are you ready to explore the US market and get support from Swissnex for your next big step? Join us for one of our Startup Bootcamps in San Francisco.Apply Here
Application deadline: July 7, 2023
Kickoff: August 17, 8:30am PST | 17:30 CET
Bootcamp dates: September 18–29, 2023.
How much does the Bootcamp cost?
Participation is free and startups will receive a small travel stipend.
Who can apply?
Startups that do not fulfill either of these criteria must first apply to Innosuisse’s Coaching.
How do you apply to the Bootcamp?
Startups can apply via this link and select the bootcamp that works best for them.
Where does the Bootcamp take place?
The bootcamp takes place at Swissnex in San Francisco. Swissnex in Boston offers a similar camp in Boston or New York and interested startups can apply with the same form.
Learn more about the work we do with startups and meet four of our fall 2021 Startup Bootcamp participants as we interview the great minds shaping our future from Switzerland here in the US at Pier 17.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from CEO Matteo Panzavolta about his startup Authena that makes the world a more transparent, connected & authentic place by providing the first Authenticity and Traceability as a Service (IoT & blockchain-based) platform which protects the product itself and sets a new way of communication between manufacturers and consumers.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from Founder Yu Zhang about his startup Fitworld, a "Plug & Play" device and software making live production a breeze for the gym industry.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from CEO Caroline Matteucci about her startup Cryfe, an AI-powered software used to analyze authentic behavior.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from Co-Founders Catarina and Andreas about their startup Dagsmejan, an innovative high-tex brand with the mission to improve sleep quality and thereby life quality by means of a new kind of functional sleepwear catering to people’s physiological sleep needs.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from CEO Antoine Herzog about his startup Parithera. Parithera’s goal is to save lives by providing a minimally invasive diagnostic which analyses cancer treatments’ resistance and allows clinicians to adjust treatment regimen.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from Co-Founder Ozren Dragic about his startup Strong Network that has built a platform to accelerate code development using Cloud IDEs, software containers and secure Web browsing so organizations can empower their developers to work from anywhere while keeping their source code, data and credentials secure.
As part of the May 2022 Swissnex Bootcamp, we interviewed the startups that both traveled to San Francisco or participated from Switzerland. Hear from Co-Founder Jiri Komarek about his startup MapTiler that provides maps for web and mobile developers.
We regularly host Swiss startups and other changemakers through our bootcamps, residencies and other programs, and are always looking for ways to expand our network of mentors and experts who are crucial for the success of our programs. Mentors/experts can be based in Switzerland or the US West Coast.
If you are interested in becoming part of our mentor roster to support them on a volunteer basis, we'd love to hear from you.
Since 2010, we’ve supported 141 Swiss startups. We integrate a community of over 400 founders and organizations. Our startup alumni have a combined valuation of $1.1B, and have created more than 500 jobs.
Dacuda’s SLAM Scan technology is already used in over 1M devices and has several different application areas.
Doodle simplifies scheduling.
Advancing 3D cell-culture-based technology to deliver more biologically relevant insights for in vitro testing.
Restaurant guide and reservation.
Kooaba is an expert in image recognition on mobile devices.
Medlight produces and commercializes a large range of catheters for an optimal endoscopic illumination.
Take notes or clip any web content, take it with you wherever you go, share it with the world, or just a group.
MindMaze combines immersive virtual reality, brain imaging and 3D technology in real time to build novel platforms for Neurorehabilitation, Game Training and 3D Imaging.
Private Messaging App.
Nexthink Step-Changes Critical IT Operations.
QGel provides tunable synthetic extracellular matrices (ECMs) for in vitro cellular based studies.
Regen Lab makes products for autologous regenerative medicine based on freshly prepared platelet rich plasma.
SVOX is an embedded speech technology company.
Turn any lettering into OpenType fonts – right from your favorite creative apps.
Kandou specializes in the design of high-speed, and pin- and energy-efficient chip-to-chip links.
NextWidgets helps online merchants enable advanced Display and Facebook promotions with a suite of tools.
We provide the highest quality mobile barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices.
All your social feeds (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) in one, easy-to-use dashboard.
Research advanced AI.
Biodegradable plastic bags.
Gbanga creates mixed-reality games.
CREALOGIX acquired the cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Koemei.
Now integrated into the Husqvarna GARDENA smart system, Koubachi has discontinued selling its own products.
Makes life-science robot for single-kernel sorting.
Video software platform.
Dualsystems Biotech is a service provider for custom proteomics for industry and academia.
Faceshift developed technology to create animated avatars and other figures that capture a person’s facial expressions in real time.
The device developed by Flatev bakes tortillas, crêpes and cookies. It is based on a capsule-system, similar to the one found in coffee machines. The company is a ‘born global’ on the Swiss startup scene….
QR code software.
Knime builds software for fast, easy and intuitive access to advanced data science, helping organizations drive innovation.
Sensometrix brings biometrics for a convenient and secure daily usage.
Atizo’s community helps innovative organizations easily find a rich source of ideas and feedback for new products or services.
While you teach small groups, HappyNumbers serves as an independent math center,providing individualized instruction for the rest of the class.
Iprova uses advanced machine learning to create commercially relevant inventions at high speed and with great diversity.
We produce software for software developers to make their life easier.
Luma 7 is an algorithm that analyses text content and understands what are the relations in that content and how they link.
Goodwall develops a social network for communication among students.
Bring the digital workplace to non-desk workers.
Experience a new level of sensitivity and flexibility in drug discovery.
Online fashion e-commerce.
Gain instant feedback from customers.
Tethered drones, optimized for aerial photography.
Hoosh is a Search & Social Media Intelligence company. We bring directly applicable insights to online marketers and decision makers.
A new way to experience video. Add fine grained navigation to your videos and publish interactive video projects within minutes.
Ava helps couples have a child with an elegant bracelet worn at night, connected to a smartphone app.
Online 3D content sharing website.
Comfylight protects your home with realistic presence simulation and detection of intrusion.
Reach fans at your event and millions of viewers in front of TV.
Combining smart sensors and biomechanics, Gait Up provides objective motion analysis solutions for Sports and Health.
Natural Authentication, Recognized by your face, like your friends do.
milKit is a revolutionary valve system that makes installation and maintenance of tubeless tires quick and easy.
OneVisage develops a solution that identifies users via a 3D image of their face.
Smart Card solution.
TagXY makes relevant information directly visible on the objects and places with augemented reality.
Turn any video into a website.
World’s first cloud platform for the operation and optimization of autonomous vehicle fleets.
Consumers can find information about more than 38 million products in the free CodeCheck database.
Driverless vehicle motion planning technology.
Attention sensing for smart machines.
Sobu combines the best of referral marketing, affiliates, couponing and cash back.
Offer the best support possible to a person living with dementia.
IRsweep launched its spectroscopy device at the start of this year. Spectroscopy involves the analysis of substances with the help of light.
Intelligent autonomous video production.
VINOflux accomplishes your wines. You define date, maturity and flavor.
Nomoko creates photorealistic 3D models with 3D software and the compact Nomoko camera.
IP mate matches researchers with the best specialists to help them protect their IP.
Twelve helps you find time to hang with friends spontaneously.
Summus helps small to medium sized businesses manage their data and processes better.
Junior Connect helps students, student organisations and corporations looking for talent find each other on campus.
Ouay offers novel solutions to make better elderly care available.
Jenyai is your friendly AI tutor.
Imverse reduces the time and cost of producing photoreal VR experiences and Hollywood movies with volumetric modeling.
MalMath is a math problem solver with step by step description and graph analysis. It is free and solves integrals, derivatives, limits, trigonometry, logarithms, equations, and algebra.
KaiosID offers counterfeiting protection for your brand.
Foodetective offers curated reviews and recommendations for foodies all over the world.
Rosie introduces your child to robotics and programming through adventurous puzzles and active play. A fun and educational AR app for iPhone.
Re/Me is a multi sensory technology to enhance body awareness for well-being.
Precisionvine helps wine growers optimize yields and fight disease with computer vision analysis of drone imagery.
Future instruments develops core interactive technologies.
Smart parking in the cloud
L2F is a task-force of mathematicians with a profound understanding of Machine Learning and Algebraic Topology.
Piavita is a hardware-enabled SaaS vettech company that brings the veterinary industry into the digitized age.
holo|one uses mixed reality technology (MR) to help enterprises unleash the unexploited potential to increase productivity.
LyF Rescue Drone uses actual avalanche victim detection technology on board of a drone to help skier and mountaineers detect buried victims in a more efficient manner.
Medisanté uses direct-to-cloud medical IoT to help care teams, bio-medical engineers, and patients scale Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) anywhere in the world.
Pindex uses its software to help tourists get interactive tours of museums, cities, and much more.
Samawatt uses a smart trading algorithm to help renewable power producers reduce their grid imbalance penalties caused by their intermittent power production.
Sensoryx uses its patented motion- and position-tracking technology to unleash the full potential of AR and VR for businesses, people, and enterprises.
AdvAlsor is introducing the self-aware-organisation corporate awareness tool through AI that is analyzing written communication.
GetLocal is building an online tourism portal which brings all parts of traveling in to one centralized platform to minimize the traveler’s time organizing through digitizing the concierge service.
IDUN Technologies offers unobtrusive, accurate skin electrodes for wearables that allow biomonitoring for everybody everywhere through conductive silicone patches.
LORIOT services and software enable you to operate large scale Internet of Things (IoT) networks based on the LoRaWAN technology – the Android for IoT.
Next generation storytelling.
RB2 enables autonomous control of robots through multiple environments with neural networks based on camera inputs.
ChatOwl, developed by Headstore, is a two-sided online mental health marketplace where a matching algorithm helps match clients with counselors, family & relationship therapists, psychotherapists, and coaches.
Codex D. uses a smartphone application to help companies create unique events such as team building or on-boarding events.
C-MedTec uses a portable wireless technology to help prevent and diagnose brain concussions.
Xsensio develops the unique Lab-on-Skin™ sensing platform to sense biochemical information at the surface of the skin in real-time, providing unprecedented access to information about health and wellness in a simple and non-invasive way.
TYXIT is committed to making live audio monitoring and recording a smooth and painless experience.
Swiss Vault builds data storage hardware and software that operates with a tenth of the power consumption, a quarter of the volume, and a fifth of the weight of conventional, comparable systems.
CogniPet is the first marketplace app to offer healthy pets from renowned breeders with a traceable supply chain, countering the immense growth of the illegal dog smuggling business in the USA.
Archinisis transforms athletes’ raw motion data into precise key performance indicators which can be immediately analyzed through an easy-to-use tool.
“Coachbetter – Your Digital Assistant Coach” is a digital platform for grassroots to semi-professional soccer coaches and clubs that enables them to train, communicate and manage like professional coaches do.
AgroSustain replaces chemicals with natural fungicides.
Faitron provides smart heating appliances for all generations.
Helping energy and engineering companies find the best route for powerlines and other linear infrastructure in seconds instead of months, saving time and money with better data, visuals and communication.
LatticeFlow is a platform for testing and certification of AI systems.
READ ON is a smartphone cases with integrated thin reading glasses.
AI-powered crop protection drone made in Switzerland.
Single cell insight company in oncology and immunology.
Optimo Medical is a global leading company in patient specific astigmatism management and virtual trials for the anterior eye segment.
Developing the next generation of soft implantable electrodes to treat neurological disorders
MyLeg helps amputees improve their walking abilities by using a non-invasive sensory wearable, as an add-on to their prostheses.
A personal online boutique with sustainable designers.
ETH Zurich spin off developing the next generation of lightweight exoskeletons to improve workers‘ lives.
In gynecology, uterus access requires traumatic forceps; Aspivix, a new forceps generation using vacuum suction, eliminates pain, bleeding & lesion.
Strong.network provides a platform for zero-trust security code development and data science processes.
Nectariss develops natural food with authentic flavors.
Megaverse provides the advanced “Digital Driving License” to boost know-how, responsiveness & accuracy for cyber awareness.
KimboCare enables anyone to purchase quality medical services for those who cannot afford it.
FQX enables corporations to issue, sign and transfer eNotesTM - making liquidity accessible.
Challenging the state-of-the-art separation technology for more energy efficient chemical purification processes.
SNAQ helps people living with diabetes to improve glucose levels around meals.
Lyfegen helps patients access innovative therapies by driving value-based healthcare.
Typewise is a deep tech company on a mission to make daily lives easier by decoding human thoughts.
The Bespoke Platform for Hybrid and Digital Events.
The doctor of solar plants.
Contactless monitoring for patient-centric disease management.
Using AI to make venture capital more intelligent, data-driven and automated.
Using a scientific and thermodynamics-sensitive approach, BeeHelpful has redesigned the hive and returned honey bees to an evolutionary successful home, helping to solve many of the problems plaguing beekeeping and pollination around the world.
With the help of machine-learning, Meloncast shows you what your target customers are truly interested in.
Experify connects you with people in your neighborhood who already own products you consider buying. This way you can get an honest opinion and test a product in real-life.
Innovative high-tex brand with the mission to improve sleep quality and thereby life quality by means of a new kind of functional sleepwear catering to people’s physiological sleep needs.
FitWorld enables gyms to simply go live anywhere and offers worldwide users pro-level live fitness anytime.
TP24 uses digitization, financial structuring and insurance engineering to help solve the SME lending gap.
Parithera’s goal is to save lives by providing a minimally invasive diagnostic which analyses cancer treatment resistance and allows clinicians to adjust treatment regimen.
GDBspace uses its AI-technology "chemical space based drug discovery platform" to help drug discovery programs increase success rate, decrease risk, reduce time and cost.
Cryfe™: The software for authenticity analysis.
Strong Network is building a web-based, multi-cloud platform that accelerates code development using software containers and Cloud IDEs such that developers are empowered to work from anywhere while keeping organizations’ data secured against leaks.
MapTiler provides maps for web and mobile developers.
Product Authenticity and Traceability as a Service.
Smartest is an AI-powered SaaS tool helping teachers and students to create and deliver personalized, interactive exercises and lessons from any material in seconds.
Prognolite is the No.1 AI-planning & analysis software for the hospitality industry.
nobank builds a smart wallet to make crypto, DeFi, NFTs and Web3 more accessible.
Money Masters is an Edtech Platform that makes financial education fun and accessible.
Modulos offers a low-code Data-Centric AI platform for ethical and trustworthy AI with a unique approach to fairness, simplifying efforts to comply with regulations.
KITRO harnesses the power of AI to simplify food waste management for commercial kitchens.
Galventa's first patented product called B・SYNC ON is the world’s first clinically proven wake-up supplement. Getting up in the morning has never been easier.
Veezoo is a search-based self service analytics tool that enables every user to extract insights from their database, irrespective of their technical skills.
Regli Energy Systems engineers and produces uncompromising, high-efficient and sustainable heat pumps to drastically reduce CO2 emissions and electricity usage.
Swistor uses nanostructured electrodes to develop sustainable high energy storage devices.
Gaia Tech transforms agrowaste into valuable ingredients for the industry. The startup develops upcycling solutions to recover bio-compounds from side streams of the agrofood industry.
Eturnity revolutionizes the creation of customer-centric building technology offers with its advanced B2B SaaS solution. By streamlining the lead qualification, management, planning, consulting, and sales processes, Eturnity delivers efficiency gains to companies in the renewable energy industry, saving up to 80% of typical sales time and driving improved closing rates.
ZITADEL is a cybersecurity software for identity and access management. Their software is used by companies to secure access to their applications and manage any type of user at scale. ZITADEL helps companies save development costs, increase their time to market, and make their overall solution more secure.
Elysium is developing a Digital Wallet with Decentralized Key Management technology to allow users to quickly and securely manage their cryptocurrencies without needing a centralized platform. With Elysium, users can maintain ownership of their keys and crypto assets and recover them in case of disaster, giving users multiple decentralized backups connected to their profile and digital identity.
Altkimya breaks the complexity and costs of real-time data analytics, to help organizations get real-time visibility and develop modern data augmented solutions. They developed Aurigae, a next-gen data factory driven by artificial intelligence that simplifies real-time data and brings data processing performance for only a fraction of the usual total cost of ownership.