4. December 2018 | 13:30-17:30 | USI Lugano

Venture DAY Lugano 2018


International audience

  • 100-150 participants
  • Business Angels, VCs, Corporates

Swiss Startups (10)

  • Early & Later Stage
  • Deep Tech


  • Keynotes
  • Investors on Stage
  • Startup Pitches

Followed by
Boldbrain Startup Challenge

Event Partners

Welcome Address & Keynotes

Lorenzo Ambrosini

Lorenzo Ambrosini

CEO Agire Foundation

Alcide Barberis

Alcide Barberis

Managing Director CP Startup

Thomas Dübendorfer

Thomas Dübendorfer

President SICTIC

Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier

Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier

Managing Director Startup INVEST


Startups Pitching

Selection process open

Pitch Format: 3 min Pitch, 3 min Q&A · 7 Slides (max)

Pitch training is mandatory


1 : 1 Meetings

Meet with Investors, Supporters and other Startups.

  • 40 Tables
  • 12 minutes (9 minutes talk and 3 minutes for switching)
  • Max. 8 meetings per participant

1. Plan your Attendance

You must choose to have 1:1 meetings that you can book them.

2. Setup or update your Profile 

Create your profile that will be visible to all attendees. It is your Businesscard and should include what you are looking for.

3. Browse profiles of all Participants

Find out who else will be at the event and who you would like to meet.

4. 1:1 Meeting requests

Send 1:1 meeting requests to other participants during the booking period or at the event itself.

5. Feedback request

Either your 1:1 meeting request is accepted or rejected. Otherwise it remains pending.

6. Personal 1:1 meeting schedule

Check your actual 1:1 meeting schedule on the event App.

Partners & Sponsors


USI Lugano. Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

USI Lugano

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