Train for entrepreneurial success
Develop your entrepreneurial skills

  • venture challenge

    Semester Course | 14 Modules

    GetYourGuide, Dacuda or Redbiotec have launched their ideas here. Do you have a high potential business idea?

    Apply now
  • venture leaders

    10 incredible days in Boston

    Former members of the Swiss national startup team raised hundreds of millions and 50 made it to the TOP 100. And you?

    Apply now
  • Osec

    Semester Course | 14 Modules

    GetYourGuide, Dacuda or Redbiotec have launched their ideas here. Do you have a high potential business idea?

    Apply now

Build your network
Meet with the entrepreneurial community

Inspiration, knowledge and tools for entrepreneurial success
See how we can help

  • Support

    Launch your business hassle free

    An online and personalized support service

    We provide free checklists and workshops so that incorporating your company becomes a smooth process. Let us guide you step by step.

    Our offer

    Networking Events

    Condensed knowledge

    Almost every other night the Institut for Young Entrepreneurs (IFJ) organizes free networking events around topics relevant to startups.

    Learn more about the next events
  • Tools

    Business plan software

    Recommended by legal clerks and banks

    Many banks recommend our Business Navigator software. And if you are studying at a Swiss university, you can get it for free.

    Download it now

    AbaWeb business software

    Pick number 1

    If you are looking for a business software adapted to the Swiss context - Abacus is what you are looking for. Our software is the market leader.

    Find out why
  • Investors

    Win CHF 130,000 in seed capital

    Let us coach you

    Since its inception in 2007, venture kick has given out a total of about CHF 11 million to over 298 high-potential startups.

    Apply now for venture kick

    Increase your media attention

    Become one of the top 100 Swiss startups

    Each year, 100 entrepreneurial experts select the TOP 100 Swiss startups. Take a first step by creating a professional profile for you company.

    Apply now

Our venturelab Alumni
From High Potentials to real High Flyers

  • Preclin Biosystems AG

    Bettina Ernst

    «The fact that courses offered by venturelab are free of charge is fantastic; The fact that applicants must submit a dossier and be selected in order to participate in the course is even better. This forces you to organize your ideas, which is absolutely essential.»

  • Abionic SA

    Nicolas Durand

    «venture challenge provided me with lots of entrepreneurial know-how, great advices, experience sharing, networking and definitively motivated me to create Abionic a few years later. My recommendation? You should start with a venturelab course.»

  • Bcomp AG

    Christian Fischer

    «The captivating content ofthe course and the fascinated and professional attitude of the course’s managers of Venture Challenge have strengthened my interest in entrepreneurship and laid the foundation of my career.»

  • BioVersys AG

    Marc Gitzinger

    «I can only recommend venture challenge. Exchange with other young entrepreneurs and feedback from experts helped us a lot to mature our business strategy.»

  • Amazee Labs

    Dania Gerhardt

    «With its programs, events and networking opportunities for young entrepreneurs, venturelab contributes in a significant way to the success of the Swiss entrepreneurial scene.»

  • Optotune AG

    Mark Blum

    «The fact that courses offered by venturelab are free of charge is fantastic; The fact that applicants must submit a dossier and be selected in order to participate in the course is even better. This forces you to organize your ideas, which is absolutely essential.»