56th SICTIC Investor Day Geneva @ Fongit

The SICTIC Investor Day is a match making event where tech startups pitch to find experienced investors and supporters. The event language is English. Questions from the audience are also taken in French and German (and translated if necessary).

The pitching event is preceded by a SICTIC Angel Training at 16:15 (for business angel investors only).

SICTIC Angel Training

Ian Charles Stewart

Partner & Co-Founder WiReD Magazine

Ian Charles Stewart is Chairman of the WheelsPlusWings Foundation, a US registered charity offering opportunities to children with disabilities in developing countries. He is also a main Board Director of ESH Médias, a Swiss regional media group, and an investor in health and med-tech related startups. Stewart was Co-Founder of WiReD Magazine and Founder and CEO of Aztec Internet (which built and launched FT.com – for the Financial Times – and BBC News Online). Stewart was MD of a private equity company in the Rothschild Group, a Venture Fund Manager within the Lazard Group, and co-founder of a number of other media/tech ventures. Stewart is a Mentor to the MBA Programme at IMD in Switzerland, has served as Mentor, Judge and Lecturer to students in Venture Capital and Social Entrepreneurship programmes at London Business School, was a Visiting Professor and Enterprise Board member of the University of the Arts, London and holds an MBA (with Honours) from IMD. Stewart started his career as a mathematician/photographer/author, has published books on Indonesia and Singapore, speaks English, French, Indonesian and Mandarin (to varying degrees), and, a very long time ago, was a member of the New Zealand Olympic Volleyball squad.


Startup Applications

Startups: If you want to pitch, please submit the filled-in SICTIC factsheet or your business plan no later than AUGUST 27th, 2018. If accepted to pitch, you will get two free tickets to attend.

We encourage startups that fulfill our investment criteria to submit their business case. We offer this service and the pitching at one of our events free of charge to startups.

For each SICTIC Investor Day, a jury will select the eight most promising startups for pitching at the event.

Submit your startup pitch

Important: Please select an event location in the submission form.  In case you don’t choose an event location, we will assume you don’t want to pitch at an event but rather just to want share your business case with SICTIC members and investors, and will not include you in the selection process.

Investor Registration

This event is intended primarily for angel investors (also novices). Family offices, fund managers and venture capitalists that want to invest in Swiss Startups are also welcome to attend.

Members of the SICTIC Investor Community and invited guests please use your promotion code to get your free ticket.

Investors: You can read the startup business cases before the event by joining our SICTIC Investor Community. You can then attend all SICTIC Investor Days for free and get access to our online deal platform on the web and your mobile phone.

Get Tickets

Limited seating. No entry without a valid ticket. No ticket sale at the event.


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