2 & 3 November 2023, Winterthur

The biggest startup event in Switzerland



Discover the thought leaders, innovators, and industry pioneers who will take the stage at Startup Nights. From tech titans to seasoned investors, our speakers ignite inspiration and drive change.

Guy Parmelin

Guy Parmelin

Member of the Swiss Federal Council

Catherine Meuter

Catherine Meuter

Co-Founder VYN

Tino Krause

Tino Krause

Regional Director Central Europe Meta

Aike Festini

Aike Festini

Founder Rebels With A Cause / LuckaBox

Roland Brack

Roland Brack

Founder brack.ch & Investor on "Höhle der Löwen"

Christian Marty

Christian Marty

Founder & CEO of evulpo

Sandra Völler

Sandra Völler

CEO and Founder Agilita

Adrien Stamm

Adrien Stamm

CEO Yuno

Léa Miggiano

Léa Miggiano

Co-Founder & CMO Carvolution

Pascal Uffer

Pascal Uffer

CEO & Founder Boostbar

Jörg Sandrock

Jörg Sandrock

CEO neon

Christian Meisser

Christian Meisser

CEO & Legal Expert at LEXR

Be part of the Startup Nights

Why attend?

  • Auidence at startup nights

    Knowledge Extravaganza

    Over 60 workshops, keynotes, panel discussions, and fireside chats, give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wisdom of experienced founders, investors, operators, and other startup insiders.

    Whether you're seeking inspiration, eager to expand your knowledge, or aiming to make lasting connections, Startup Nights promises to deliver on all fronts.

  • Attendees speaking together at Startup Nights


    Expecting over 8,000 attendees, Startup Nights is the place to be for startup enthusiasts, founders, investors, influential figures from the political and startup ecosystems, corporate decision-makers, and students on the lookout for career opportunities.

    Forge valuable connections, schedule meetings with potential collaborators, and tap into a diverse pool of expertise.

  • Attendees at a startup booth

    Innovation Unleashed

    Explore the future as 120 startups take center stage. Spanning diverse sectors such as e-commerce, ICT, Health Tech, and more, they are here to showcase their game-changing solutions.

    You can not only experience these innovations but also connect directly with the brilliant minds behind them.

    Whether you're looking for investment opportunities, job prospects, or avenues for collaboration, this is your chance to engage with them.

Opening doors in...





Pitch and win

Apply for the Pitching Competition.

Are you an early-stage startup and ready to take it to the next level? Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity at Startup Nights 2023. Leave a lasting impression that opens doors to future opportunities!

Our jury of well-known investors is coming together to identify the cream of the crop among early-stage startups. There will be two winners at Startup Nights 2023: a "pre-seed" and a "seed" stage winner.

Application Deadline: 30 September 2023

  • Arijana Walcott

    Arijana Walcott

    Founder Dart Labs

  • Guy Giuffredi

    Guy Giuffredi

    Business Angel and Cofounder Aare Ventures

  • Michael Blank

    Michael Blank

    Head Investment Team at Verve Ventures

  • Daniel Dillinger

    Daniel Dillinger

    Investment Parter at Redalpine

  • Andreas Göldi

    Andreas Göldi

    Partner at b2venture

  • Claudius Stammbach

    Claudius Stammbach

    Investment Manager at Sparrow Ventures

People at a panel discussion


Startup Nights 2022.

Last year we had the first edition of two days in a new location. And it was awesome! 42 speakers, 500 founders, and 8000 visitors made the Startup Nights 2022 unforgettable.

Startup World

Discover the next unicorn.

  • oomnium
  • graphe health
  • steasy
  • onify

About us

Who we are.

The Startup Nights is the biggest event in Switzerland that brings the whole startup ecosystem to one table. With this event we want to create awareness for startups and their innovations.

Organized by a team of about 50 passionate people, purely out of passion and in our spare time, we shape the future of the Swiss startup scene.

Melanie Gabriel

Such events are extremely important for the startup community. You get to meet people who have the same hassle and who can share their learnings with you.

Melanie Gabriel

Co-Founder & CMO Yokoy, Keynote Speaker 2021


Thank you very much!

None of this would be possible without our esteemed partners who amplify our influence and work with us to create an event that helps startups reach new heights.

  • UBS
  • IGE
  • Kanton Zürich
  • Sparrow Ventures