60th SICTIC Investor Day Winterthur @TPW

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).

Startups on stage

  • eduwo by Digital Advisory AG

    Eduwo digitalizes and disrupts the education and career market through a data based peer-to-peer matchmaking platform using an automated algorithm.

  • MyStetho

    MyStetho is an intelligent stethoscope that enables cardiology and pneumology over the internet.

  • Prognolite AG

    Other ICT

    Prognolite helps restaurants to improve staff planning and reduce food waste by telling them the demand for any day in the future.

  • Scewo AG


    Scewo AG develops a sleek, self-balancing and stair climbing wheelchair that gives the user freedom like no other device currently on the market.

  • Smino by BBC Systems AG

    Smino provides great tools for people involved in construction projects in order to maximize their efficiency, enhance communication and information flow and avoid mistakes.

  • Xatena AG


    Xatena creates the smart B2B-network in healthcare: Digitizing sourcing and sales, lifting operational procurement to supply chain level 4.0.

Event Agenda

15:45 – Registration

16:15 – Angel Training Session (Investors Only)

16:45 – Registration (General Admission)

17:15 – 90sec. Startup Pitching Session

17:40 – Investor Voting Break

18:00 – 8min. Startup Pitching Session

19:10 – Networking Apéro

20:30 – Event ends

SICTIC Angel Training

1st part: Michel Kertai on “Vesting and Other Terms Angels Should Negotiate for”

2nd part: Michèle Remund-Ludwig on “Angels & Taxes”

Michel Kertai

Founder and Startup Lawyer, EMBARK.LAW

  • Registered Attorney in Switzerland and the USA (California)
  • LL.M, UC Berkeley School of Law, California, USA
  • MLaw, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Michel is a Registered Attorney in Switzerland and the USA (California). He started his career as a corporate lawyer in Bern, Switzerland. In 2015, he moved to California to study U.S. law and work with Silicon Valley startups. After returning to Switzerland in 2016, he founded EMBARK.LAW to focus on helping startups master their legal challenges.

Before becoming a startup lawyer, Michel was a professional athlete, playing volleyball and beach volleyball at a national level. His background in elite sports is one of the reasons he feels at home in the startup community with its adventurous, challenge-driven spirit.

Michèle Remund-Ludwig

Tax, Corporate and Startup Lawyer, Kellerhals Carrard

  • Registered Attorney in Switzerland
  • Certified Tax Consultant
  • LL.M., New York University, USA
  • MLaw, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Michèle is a registered Attorney and a Certified Tax Consultant. She started her career as a corporate and tax lawyer in Bern in 2010 after the bar and works since then with Kellerhals Carrard. In 2012 she moved to New York to study at the New York University and obtained an LL.M in Corporate Law in 2013.

Michèle’s practice focuses on M&A, corporate and tax law. She’s a member of the Startup Desk of Kellerhals Carrard and often advising start-ups with regard to employee participation and other tax related issues.


Startup Applications

Startups: The application window for this event closed on February 7th, 2019. If you applied and will be 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.

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


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