Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2021

Join the sixth edition of the Swiss Fintech Investor Day to learn about Fintech startup success stories and the trends and challenges of the Fintech industry from our speakers.

Find your next investment from eight hand-selected fintech startups pitching for funding to an audience of hundreds of Angel Investors, and VCs like Alpana Ventures, AXA Ventures, btov Partners, DAA Capital Ventures, FSI, PostFinance CVC, Sparrow Ventures, Spicehaus Partners, Swisscom Ventures, Wingman Ventures, Tomahawk.VC, and ZKB.

This event will be hybrid. Anyone in the world can participate to it through livestreaming or in person in Zurich at Aura Event Saal, Bleicherweg 5, CH-8001 Zürich.

Startups on stage

  • BitsaboutMe AG

    From open banking to open everything - the next generation marketplace for personal data.

  • Calingo Insurance AG


    As a digital insurance company, we offer personalized insurance coverage at the point of sale in a hassle free and truly digital way.

  • Kaspar&


    We democratize Wealth Management


Daniel Andres

Partner and Co-Founder, Spicehaus

Susanne Chishti

CEO – FINTECH Circle London

Javier Correa

Corporate Venture Capital – PostFinance

Michael Füllemann

Managing Director & Senior Partner, BCG, Zurich

Marc Hauser

Head of F10 Switzerland

Thomas Hilgendorff

CEO and CO-Founder, Yapeal

Bolko Hohaus

Vice President, Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)

Pavel Jakovlev

Managing Partner at ANCORE Strategy

Bea Knecht

Founder and Board Member – Zattoo

Wissam Mansour

Founding Partner & CEO – Neventa Capital

Luzius Meisser

Member of the Board, Bitcoin Suisse

Thomas Müller

Partner – Walder Wyss AG

Jörg Sandrock

Co-Founder – Neon Switzerland AG

Michael Stemmle

CEO & Founder – Additiv AG

Nicola Plain

Chief Commercial Officer, Aktionariat

Ingo Rauser

Principal – Capco

David Studer

Co-Founder and Board Member at Xovis AG, Founder at Vengrow AG

Oliver Werneyer

CEO & Founder – Imburse (PaaS)

Ramona Wyss

Partner – Walder Wyss

Jerome Zois

Principal – UNIQA Ventures

Event Agenda

09:00 – Door Opening

09:15 – Welcome & Intro

09:30Complacency and Perfectionism – a Business Killer

Speaker: Michael Stemmle, CEO at  Additiv

10:00Convertible Loans – Do’s and don’ts explained based on actual samples

Speaker: Ramona Wyss, Partner at  Walder Wyss AG

Speaker: Thomas Müller, Partner at  Walder Wyss AG

10:30 – Security Tokens and their potential to change the way we invest 

Speaker: Nicola Plain, CCO at Aktionariat AG

11:00 – Break

11:10Keynote: How to Get the Funding Deal over the Finishing Line

Speaker: Oliver Werneyer, CEO & Founder at Imburse

11:30Lead Investor Panel Discussion:

How to Successfully Invest in Startups & Which Pitfalls to Avoid

Speaker: Michael Füllemann

Speaker: Bea Knecht

Speaker: David Studer

12:10 – Networking Lunch

13:30 – Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2021 – Afternoon Kick-Off

13:40 – Panel Discussion: Is Neo Banking the Future for Fintechs?

Speaker: Jörg Sandrock, Co-Founder at Neon Switzerland AG

Speaker: Thomas Hilgendorff, CEO & Co-Founder at Yapeal AG

Moderator: Michael Stemmle, CEO at  Additiv

14:10Keynote: Hottest Fintech Trends & Lessons Learnt From Failed Fintechs

Speaker: Susanne Chishti, CEO at FINTECH Circle, London

14:35 – Fintech Startup Success Story: Building and Exiting MIG to Swissquote

Fireside chat: Wissam Mansour, Founding Partner & CEO at Neventa Capital

Dr. Bolko Hohaus, Vice President at Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)

15:00Panel Discussion: What Are VCs Really Looking For?

Speaker: Daniel Andres, Partner and Co-Founder at Spicehaus

Speaker: Javier Correa, Corporate Venture Capital at PostFinance

Speaker: Jerome Zois, Principal at UNIQA Ventures

Moderator: Ingo Rauser, Partner at Capco

15:406 Fintech Startup Pitches Round I 

Audience votes: 4 startups selected for final pitching round

16:00 – Networking Break

16:304 Fintech Startup Pitches Round II

Startups selected by the audience pitch in the second round. 7 min pitch + 8 min Q&A session

17:30Panel Discussion: How Blockchain will Revolutionize the Investment Landscape

Speaker: Luzius Meisser, Co-Founder at Aktionariat AG

Speaker: Jan Brzezek, CEO & Co-Founder at Crypto Finance AG

Speaker: Claudio Tognella, Partner at Daura AG

Moderator: Luka Müller, Founding Partner at MME Legal

18:10 – Closing

18:20 – Matchmaking & Networking Apero

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