MEET OUR COMMUNITY

LIKEMINDED FOUNDERS, BUILDING FAST GROWING TECH COMPANIES.

Get to know our vibrant community of tech startups, industry experts, corporate partners and investors.

Join forces with industry pioneers, collectively propelling groundbreaking solutions.

Acceleration Fall 2022

BENEFITS

Come Join our Community

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Likeminded Community

Find a supportive network of fellow startups who understand the unique challenges and exhilarating journey of building a business from the ground up. You`ll have access to invaluable resoruces, mentorship opportunities, and industry insights from seasoned entrepreneurs who have walked the startup path before.

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Facilitated Collaboration

As a vibrant startup hub, we are committed to empowering new startups like yours by fostering transparency and facilitating cross-organizational collaboration. Our hub serves as a catalyst for collaboration by bringing together diverse startup teams and fostering an ecosystem that thrives on shared knowledge and experiences.

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New Opportunities

We help our community to get a holistic view of the Swiss Startup Ecosystem. Trends & needs can be identified early and opportunities can be validated together.

VERTICALS

WE ARE SECTOR AGNOSTIC, WITH STRONG
CLUSTER COMMUNITIES

We believe in the power of diversity and collaboration, bringing together startups from various sectors under one roof. At the same time, we recognize the immense value of specialized knowledge and networking within specific industries. Major economic and social challenges cannot be solved alone. With our verticals, we create industry-specific communities and invite visionaries, startups, and researchers to implement new ideas and solutions together with leading organizations.

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Digital Health

Dedicated to transforming healthcare through the power of tech-innovation, our members are united in their commitment to creating cutting-edge solutions that improve patient outcomes, enhance clinical workflows, and drive efficiency in healthcare delivery

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Net Zero

Together with passionate entrepreneurs, investors, and experts we are dedicated to building a sustainable future by accelerating the net-zero transition. From energy transformation,  carbon capture, new mobility solutions or sustainable construction, our community is at the forefront of driving change and creating impact.

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ICT, AI & Data

The majority of our startup members are software companies, using cutting-edge technology to drive new breakthroughs in software development, artificial intelligence, and data analytics – all united in their passion for creating innovative solutions that transform industries and drive progress.

DIGITAL HEALTH

Connecting the Digital Health Ecosystem

The Digital Health Vertical is an open community bringing together health, technology, and innovation actors. Our mission is to identify challenges in the healthcare sector and to invite innovators to implement ideas and solutions with leading healthcare organizations. We are THE hub for all players in Digital Health to come together and collaborate.

DIGITAL HEALTH SCOPE

Unleashing Patient-Centric Digital Innovations for the Swiss Healthcare System

As a tech startup incubator, we provide expert knowledge in how to work together with startups. We focus on software solutions and are looking for patient-centric and digital innovations for the Swiss healthcare system.

Patient Centric Health

Enable innovative solutions along the patient journey which allow people to live healthily, receive the best possible treatments, and live their everyday life self-determined.

Prevention | Diagnosis | Therapy

Digitalization in Health

Foster digital technologies that enable health providers to become more efficient and effective through digitizing their services & processes .

Automation | Process Digitization | Interoperability

NET ZERO

Drive the transition to a net zero society by fostering innovative climate tech solutions

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Technology vs.
Climate Change

To prevent the progress of climate change, fast and convincing actions are required. Accelerating promising high-tech solutions is one of the most effective levers to contribute to global decarbonization. That’s what the Bluelion Net Zero Vertical is built for.

ACTIVITIES

OUR HOME FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Find out about upcoming events, application phases and activities

STARTUP PORTRAITS

Get to know our Community better

Come along with us as we uncover the captivating secrets, stories, and wisdom that make our community truly remarkable.

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MEMBERS FEEDBACK

What our Founders say

Marco Hochstrasser nexoya

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

Reto Kaul Sublimd

“We really enjoyed the simple application process which only consisted of some essential information about our ideas and was followed by an in-depth meeting with interested corporate partners. Thanks to the Digital Health Vertical we were able to connect with two important players in the Swiss healthcare system.”

Damien Buhl Tipi
DAMIEN BUHL Co-Founder & CEO tipi technologies

“It’s not just another startup acceleration program, it’s the one that got us found, that got our team up and running for market entry and growth. If you are the next unicorn, you should take part.”

BURCU DEMIRAY
BURCU DEMIRAY Alumni Spring 2021; Co-Founder OldSchool

“Our time at Bluelion provided us with a stimulating and rich learning experience and valuable opportunities to network. After participating in one of their programs, I feel that I can always reach out to them and continue to be part of the Bluelion community.”

Our Community

Meet your Peers

Startups


Meet the Bluelion Family! We are proud to have such a diverse and tech-savvy community. Together, let’s ignite the spark of creativity, push boundaries, and embark on an incredible journey of growth and success!

ICT, AI & Data

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Logo AMETAL; LikeMinded
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Logo Decentriq

Digital Health

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Aspaara
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sleepiz
Sublimd
Tom Medications
HealthYourself
Consulto
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adira
Fireflai
HaploCare
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Net Zero

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Correntics
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You are in Great Company

Partners

We join forces with a fantastic lineup of partners hailing from diverse industries. Get ready to dive into an ever-expanding global ecosystem filled with enthusiastic partners and savvy investors who are just as thrilled about innovation as you are! Let’s link up, unleash our creativity, and create something extraordinary together!

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Logo USZ Health Innovation Hub
Logo Kinderspital Zürich
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Logo Helvetia
Logo SwissLife
Logo Luzerner Kantonalbank
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Logo Generali
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Logo Groupe Mutuel
Balgrist Uniklinik
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ZurzachCare
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PwC

You are surrounded by Experts

Collaborators

Join forces with our extensive network of partners and unlock the hidden treasures of industry knowledge they bring to the table. Prepare to dive headfirst into a pool of shared expertise, where every interaction is a chance to grow and prosper.

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Logo Swiss Healthcare Startups
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Logo SICTIC
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Logo HeyNew
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Logo HealthTech Cluster
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Logo Swiss Autonomous Valley
Logo Balgrist Campus
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Logo Diabetes Center Bern
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Logo Perpetis
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Logo Luxury Venture Group
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Startzentrum
Dynesis
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panter
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Made our Existence possible

Donators

Hats off to these amazing folks! They banded together with a mission to propel entrepreneurship forward right here in Zurich. Let’s make Zurich the ultimate playground for entrepreneurs!

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Logo ETH Zürich
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Bluelion Partner Logo Zürcher Kantonalbank
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Dynamic Pillar of our Ecosystem

Experts & Coaches

Get ready to mingle with our outstanding team of experts and coaches! They are the vibrant heartbeat of our innovation ecosystem, brimming with knowledge and ready to set your creative gears in motion. Get ready to unleash your potential and soar to new heights of achievement!

ABHIRAM SINGAMSETTI Co-Founder & CEO of StartupWize
ADALBERT KOCH Entrepreneur
ADRIAN HILTI Co-Founder Busuu & Innosuisse coach
AMBRA CURETTI Founder Curintech
Andrea Ratzenberger
Andrea Ratzenberger Former VP of Sales and Marketing Sherpany
Ansuya
Ansuya Ahluwalia CTO at Thirty3, Founder at Anamii, Podcast Host at Swisspreneur
AURELIE MOSER Founder Bambooster & Digital Health Expert
BEAT SEELIGER Founder panter.ch
CELINE SCHULZE Founder Benezet Bridge Product-Market Fit Expert
CHRIS BEYELER Content Marketing Specialist & Co-Founder BEYONDER
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Christoph Ruedt Founder Ruedt Communication Consulting GmbH
Damian Janzi Investment Manager at Swisscom Ventures
Damian Keller Co-Founder Evolyze GmbH
DAMIEN JULIEN Founder distylerie.com
Delphine Trabaldo Co-founder Board Owl
Dominique Mattmann Start-up, VC- & M&A-Lawyer at Wenger Vieli AG
DORIAN TANASE Senior Software Architect at ti&m & former Startup CTO
Filip Komnenović Head of Product Operations at LambdaWorks
Florian Berner Euresearch Company Advisor
GIERI CATHOMAS Entrepreneur healthcare.ecosystem
HEIKO VISARIUS Managing Director VISARTIS Healthcare GmbH
ILONA KIRIENKO Investment readiness & pitching coach
ISABELLE SIEGRIST Founder & CEO Sandborn, Business Development Expert
IVAN MELE Founder heynew.ch
James Sanders Fintech Advisor and Mobility Ecosystem Developer
JAN VICHR Founder & Investor form.life
JANA NEVRLKA Founder & Consultant cofounding.info
Jeremias Meier Partner at session.vc & Bexio Co-Founder
JEREMY ZAHNER Founder JOSHMARTIN GmbH
Jérôme Zürcher
Jérôme Zürcher Founder and Managing Director at LastingImpact.AI + AI Lecturer at ETH Zürich
Joël L. Capt
Joël L. Capt Co-Founder and CEO Real Growth Hacking
Josephine Erni Innovation Lead at Swissnex in New York
Julia Kinner Marketing Director & Member of the Management Board at Batgroup SA
LARS MANGELSDORF Co-Founder & CCO Yokoy
LISA FALCO Expert in Data & AI for HealthTech, former Director of Data Science at Ava
LUCA PIBIRI CX & Strategic Designer / Co-Founder Pibiri & Reich
LUKAS ANDRÉ Managing Partner Redstone Switzerland
Luke Szkudlarek Partner at what.digital
MANUEL HARTMANN Founder & CEO SalesPlaybook
MARC BEERMANN Founder darkbluewater capital & Co-Founder of Allthings
MARCEL SOLLBERGER Founder perpetis.com
Marco Hochstrasser Co-founder & CEO at Nexoya
MARCO PARILLO Business Development Director at Trifork
Marco Stutz Investment Director Redstone Switzerland
Marco Tosoni
Marco Tosoni Tech Startup Advisor and Program Management expert
MATHIAS HAUSSMANN Entrepreneur uepaa.com
Michael Baier Start-up-, VC- & M&A-Lawyer at Wenger Vieli
Michael Noorlander Senior Expert Innovation and Digitization at Hyphen
MICHAEL TSCHUDIN Head ICT/IP/Competition Law Wenger & Vieli AG
MORITZ REICH Designer / Co-Founder Pibiri & Reich
NICOLAS GÖTSCH Managing Director startzentrum.ch
NINA PORTIER REINHART Co-Founder Reinhart Capital & SICTIC Investor
NITIN KUMAR Chief Operation Officer propulsion.academy
Pascal Stämpfli Managing Director Startup Metrics
ROBIN OSTER Founder prine.ch
ROLAND KELLER Managing Partner Trust Work GmbH
SANDRO KUNZ Co-Founder & CEO of Lourens Systems GmbH and Pingen GmbH
Signe Fleischmann
Signe Fleischmann CEO + Founder dynesis
Sofía Fernandes
Sofía Fernandes Head of Business Development at Evolution
STEFAN LEUTHOLD Healthtech Specialist healthtech.ch
SVEN BROSSI Founder Good Process GmbH & SICTIC Investor
TAMARA SAVCHUCK Founder & Startup Coach at Creidea
Thomas Kessler
Thomas Kessler Co-Founder and former CEO Locatee
THOMAS VON HOHENAU Entrepreneur
TRAVIS PARKINSON Healthcare Specialist
URS GUGGENBÜHL Entrepreneur & Innosuisse coach
VALENTIN CHRISTIAN SPLETT Founder Peak Spirit
VIRGINIE VERDON Independent Board Member / Head of Startup Board EPFL