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).
Please note that this will be an ONLINE EVENT. The link to join this event will be sent to all attendees on the event day.
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Edouard Bugnion on "Key lessons learnt to build a high growth software company"
Vice-President, Information Systems at EPFL
Dr Bugnion holds an Engineering Diplom from ETH Zürich, an M.Sc from Stanford and a PhD from Stanford, all in computer science.
He is the Vice President for Information Systems at EPFL, and an angel investor in startup companies.
Before joining the EPFL, Dr Bugnion was a founder and chief technology officer of Nuova Systems, Inc., which was funded by and acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Dr Bugnion was also a founder of VMware, a leading provider of cloud and virtualization software and services, where he held many positions including chief technology officer.
He has been a non-executive member of Logitech‘s board of directors since September 2015.
17:30 – Angel Training Session
18:00 – Angel Training / Q&A Session
18:15 – Intro & 90sec. Startup Pitching Session
18:30 – Investor Voting Break
18:35 – 8min. Startup Pitching Session
20:00 – Virtual Matchmaking Rooms
Startups: If you want to pitch, please submit your project here. If accepted to pitch, you will get two free tickets to attend. We encourage startups that fulfil 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.
Important: In case you don’t express your interest to pitch at an event in your application form, we will assume you would rather just to want share your business case with SICTIC members and investors and will not include your project in the selection process.
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.
SICTIC Investors 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 SICTIC Investor Days for free and get access to our online deal platform.