Our Mission

DREAM BIG.
COLLABORATE.
EXECUTE.

Our mission is to create a dynamic and collaborative community that connects entrepreneurs, investors, startups, and industry experts to foster innovation and growth. Dedicated to supporting the growth and development of our community members, we provide the services and resources they need to succeed.

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Team

Welcome to Bluelion! We are a dynamic and forward-thinking startup accelerator dedicated to fueling the success of innovative entrepreneurs. With our unwavering commitment to fostering entrepreneurship, we have emerged as a driving force in the startup ecosystem.

OPERATIONS

Urs Stender
 Managing Director

Caroline Wiedemer
 Program Lead

Miro Mayer
 Program Lead

Marc Messmer Community & Space

Marian Vastag
Marian Vastag Office Management
Maike Binder Operations & Process Lead
Zoé Dumont de Chassart
Zoé Dumont Program Manager
Maren Käfer
Maren Käfer Program Manager
Milena Kuentz
Milena Kuentz Communications Assistant

FOUNDATION BOARD

Composed of influential leaders from diverse industries, our Foundation Board brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and vision to the table. With their guidance, we have been able to foster a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures and propels entrepreneurial ventures toward greatness.

Corine Mauch Mayor City of Zurich
Christian Wenger Partner Wenger & Vieli AG
Roger Wüthrich Chief Digital Officer Swisscom AG
Yves Bisang Head Economic Development City of Zurich
Roland Siegwart Deputy Head IRIS ETH
Roger Liebi Vice President of the Board ZKB
François Chapuis Vice President Real Estate and Facility Management
University of Zurich

OPEN POSITIONS

Join our Team

At Bluelion, we believe in the transformative power of ideas and the boundless potential of startups. Join us at Bluelion as we continue to redefine the possibilities of entrepreneurship and shape a brighter future for startups everywhere.

TWO LOCATIONS

Contact

We’d love to hear from you! Whether you have a question about office spaces, checkups, need a kickbox demo, or anything else, our team is happy to answer all you queries.

Zentralwäscherei

Josefstrasse 219, 8005 ZH

The former central laundry on Josefstrasse 219 has been converted into an inspiring working area of 1’000 m2, spread out over two floors. It holds around 80 workplaces, a generous event space, and various creative rooms for sprints, workshops, and business meetings.

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Sihlquai

Sihlquai 125, 8005 ZH

Our co-working space at Sihlquai impresses with its open character and offers a total of 50 fixed desks. The perfect place to enrich the startup scene with exciting inputs. A kitchenette is also available.

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Open Positions

Are you interested in joining our team? Check out our jobs down below