A Foundation for Entrepreneurs

Bluelion is a non-profit incubator & accelerator based in Zurich. We help entrepreneurs start both fast-growing and sustainable businesses.

Turbo boost for visionaries

When you are building a venture from scratch, personal relationships are key. 
And that’s exactly what we offer with our activities.

Innovation Calls

Through our open platforms and initiatives, we promote socially relevant challenges and provide you with simplified access to leading organisations and potential clients.

Acceleration Programs

Don’t start your venture alone. Join our supportive and experienced community of successful founders and get the additional boost from leading experts and mentors.

Community Space

Are you looking for a co-working environment or a private office for your start-up? 
Or a sprint room or event space for your next occasion? 
We would be happy to welcome you for a coffee and introduce you to our community.

Accelerate the transformation
of your business with us

We support you with our proven services and a vibrant ecosystem along 
the innovation journey, aligned with your company’s strategy & culture

A selection of our partners

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Your success is our highest reward

We support new ideas and initiatives, and encourage out-of-the-box thinking. Seeing
our entrepreneurs succeed is our highest reward.

Innovation Projects supported
300
Pre-seed Startups supported
120
Jobs created by Bluelion Startups
1000

With the Bluelion team’s help and access to their extensive network, you get to meet fellow founders, industry experts, and experienced mentors.

Marco HochstrasserCo-Founder

Testers, clients, sounding boards, or just people who motivate you to reach further- all this we found at Bluelion! Very helpful team, and great community

Michael NoorlanderCo-Founder

With the Kickbox we apply a systematic method that allows intrapreneurs to independently promote developments of new products and services

Chris RenferHead of Trend and Innovation