Accelerator

Kickstart Accelerator

Accelerating solutions that work for problems that matter.

Accelerating solutions that work for problems that matter. 100% access, zero equity.

Kickstart Accelerator is one of the Europe’s largest multi-corporate, zero equity accelerators and serves as a fast-track gateway for international entrepreneurs to access the Swiss innovation ecosystem.

Our accelerator program is open to startups with promising business ideas in five verticals: Food, FinTech, Robotics & Intelligent Systems, Smart Cities (in Zürich) and Healthcare (in Basel). For 11 weeks 30 of the most promising international startups and intrapreneurial teams will be based in Switzerland, where they are provided with living and coworking space, monthly stipends, direct access to over 15 leading corporate partners, as well as to top-level mentors and experts. Moreover, they have the chance to win up to CHF 25’000 and the possibility to attain proof-of-concept (PoC) trials with our industry partners.