StartUp Challenge 2019 timetable

April 8th to May 19th


Apply with your innovation on

May 20th to July 4th


Swisscom and venturelab select the 10 most interesting start-ups from all applications.

July 5th

Announcement of the 10 Finalists

August 9th

Pitch Training

Preparation for the final with venturelab.

August 12th to August 22nd

Public Voting

Choose your favourite from the 10 finalists – and win a fantastic prize.

August 22nd


The 10 finalists pitch to the jury.

August 22nd

Announcement of the 5 Winners

August 23rd


Getting ready for the trip to Silicon Valley.

October 20th to October 26th

Accleration Programme in Silicon Valley