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).

Startups on stage

  • Mitipi

    Developed Kevin, the virtual roommate against burglars. Kevin is a plug and play security solution, simulating presence, by leveraging light, audio and shadow effects, to pretend that someone is home. It's all integrated into an own device. Our software platform enables additional revenue streams.

  • IMburse AG

    Imburse is a cloud-based "transaction-as-a-service" platform that acts as an orchestrator of the € 7 trillion in transactions for insurers.

  • Securaxis

    provides security and safety forecast for organizations and individuals to anticipate threats using data science

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

Alexander Bojer

Co-founder and CEO of Anivo

Alex is the co-founder and CEO of Anivo, a digital B2B2C broker located in Switzerland and Austria who provides innovative insurance solutions for affinity groups through it’s state of the art insurance distribution platform technology “AnivoCore”.
In the employee benefits affinity group, Anivo provides access for ~120’000 employees who benefit from tailor made products and special discounts.
In the bancassurance affinity group, Anivo develops and distributes exclusive insurance products for regional banks across Switzerland through a partnership with the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank, a leading cantonal bank.
Before co-founding Anivo in 2015, Alex was a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and a Manager with Accenture, working in the insurance industry for more than 13 years.

Kai Kunze

Co-funder and CEO of LING

Kai Kunze is co-funder and CEO of LINGS, an on-demand insurance that strives to have customers love their insurance.
After his studies in law, Kai worked for 19 years in most of the core functions of insurance: Legal, Claims, Product, Agency Network, Broker, International Programs. Kai headed an international Life Insurance based in Liechtenstein and was Chief Underwriting Officer Non-Life for GENERALI Switzerland before co-founding LINGS”.


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.


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


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Vaudoise Lausanne

Address: Vaudoise, Salle Polyvalente Cèdres 3, Avenue des Bains 4-6, Lausanne, 1007

Parking: You can also find many (blue) parking spaces in the area and the Bellerive car park is 7 minutes walk away.


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