57th SICTIC Investor Day Lausanne @ Vaudoise

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

Event Agenda

17:00 – Registration

17:15 – Welcome Note

17:20 – Keynote: How Technology will change the Insurance Industry, by Alexander Bojer, Founder Anivo

17:30 – VC Insights: Blackfin Capital Partners, by Julien Creuzé, Investment Director

17:40 – Startup experience: The story of Lings by Kai Kunze

17:55 – 4 Insurance startups pitch (7 mins + 5 mins Q&A)

Four startups will pitch for 7 minutes extended presentation in English, followed by up to 5 min Q&A from the audience.

18:45 – SICTIC: How angels invest in insurance tech companies, by Bolko Hohaus, VP Swiss ICT Investor Club

19:00 – Networking Apéro

20:30 – Event ends


Julien Creuzé

Investment Director - BlackFin

Julien Creuzé is an Investment Director at BlackFin and manages their €180m Fintech Fund closed in 2018. Julien joined the firm in 2016. He started his career in the French startup ecosystem as an entrepreneur in residence for Agoranov, a Paris-based tech incubator and then co-founded Antelink, a Paris-based software company in 2009. In 2010, Julien joined the venture capital firm Aster Capital. He worked with the firm’s Partners on hiring the team, making the first 8 investments of their second fund, and divesting a few portfolio companies, including CPower in the US (sold to Constellation Energy). In 2012, Julien relocated to San Francisco to launch Aster Capital’s local office and served on the Board of Directors of portfolio companies BuildingIQ, Digital Lumens and Ecofactor. He relocated back in Paris in December 2014 to take the lead on Aster Capital’s investment team and became a Partner. A French national, Julien is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris


Startup Applications

Startups: If you want to pitch, please submit the filled-in SICTIC factsheet or your business plan no later than October 2nd, 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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