Apply For the 1st Swiss Fintech Pitch

Are you the most promising seed or growth stage FinTech company based in Switzerland? Apply now for the first Swiss Fintech Pitch and get priced up to 10’000 CHF. It is also the first time in Swiss Fintech History where the Finma officialy participate in a Fintech Event. 

Swiss FinTech Pitch is the competition for the best Swiss Fintech Startup held on August 27th . Beyond the awards available, it offers opportunities for the 10 companies participating to get feedback from judges and the audience, local and international media coverage, exposure to leading investors, and access to top corporate partners.

  • Bringing together leading corporate partners, investors, and media
  • Open to the best FinTech companies at seed or growth stage in Switzerland
  • Judged by world-class VCs and entrepreneurs
  • A keynote that will knock your socks off
  • A panel discussion that won’t suck
  • Cash awards – 10k for first place, 5k for second
  • No marketing fluff!

Themes for event:

Companies should fall into one of the following categories:

  1. Wealth and asset management,
  2. (Re)insurance,
  3. Alternative investments,
  4. Payments and blockchain,
  5. ICT for financial services,
  6. Other categories upon review


Swiss FinTech Pitch is open to seed and growth stage companies which:

  • are either based in Switzerland or have Swiss founders
  • have business model which fall into the defined themes*
  • and complete the necessary application

Selection criteria:

The ten companies participating in Swiss FinTech Pitch will be selected based on:

  • Fit with the themes of the competition
  • Quality of the team
  • Quality of the application, pitch deck, and material submitted

The speakers and jury members including:

Yann Ranchere (Anthemis Group, Director) ­ Keynote speaker

  • Francisco Fernandez (Avaloq, Founder and CEO) ­ startup judge
  • Eric Gisiger (SVC Risk Capital, Director) ­ startup judge
  • Michael Stemmle (Additiv, Founder and CEO) ­ startup judge
  • Minh Tran (Axa Strategic Ventures) ­ startup judge
  • Radboud Vlaar (Partner, Orange Growth Capital Partners) ­ startup judge
  • Christian Dreyer (CFA Society Switzerland, CEO) ­ panel member
  • Noel Bieri (FINMA, Banking Regulation) ­ panel member
  • Alexandre Gaillard (InvestGlass, CEO) ­ panel member
  • Thomas Sutter (SwissBanking, Head of Communications) ­ panel member

Apply to the Swiss Fintech Pitch here (19 days left)

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