SICTIC Investor Day FoodTech @ Trust Square

The SICTIC Investor Day is a matchmaking event where tech startups pitch for funding in front of 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 a hybrid event, so you can either choose to join on-site or from the comfort of your home. On-site tickets are limited and available on a first come first serve basis.

Startups on stage

  • Agilery AG


    Agilery is a one-stop partner for food and beverage innovation projects in Europe, accelerating new product launches and specialized in small to mid-scale productions.

  • Fabas


    Fabas develops a novel ingredient to replace pea protein isolates for the production of plant based food which is more sustainable and of higher quality than existing isolates on the market.

  • Floating Robotics


    Floating Robotics automates labor-intensive tasks in glass-greenhouses.

  • MyFeld AG


    MyFeld is the first digital farm; we bring FarmVille into real life.

  • REBELS 0.0%


    REBELS 0.0% is on a mission to break social drinking norms & celebrate everyone's freedom of choice with truly alcohol-free Spirits Alternatives to mix your favorite cocktails & longdrinks without the alc.

Event Agenda

As part of its 2023 development, SICTIC is expanding into new verticals to offer investors new investment opportunities and flavours! Come join SICTIC on March 9th for its first FoodTech event co-organised with the Swiss Food and Nutrition Valley, Alphorn Ventures and Crowdfoods Come network with the best and brightest representatives in FoodTech in Switzerland.


16:30 – Registration (On-Site Attendees)
17:00 – Welcome & Intro
17:15 – Keynote Speakers
Christina Senn-Jakobsen, Managing Director – Swiss Food Nutrition Valley – Overview of FoodTech ecosystem in CH
Matteo Parenti, Director – Blue Horizon – Why is now the best time to invest in FoodTech 

17:30 – Panel discussion: The Future of Foodtech. Why Investors should Pay Attention!
Dr. Daniel Böhi, Co-Founder and Member of the Supervisory Board at Alphorn Venture Partners;

Emi (Hidemi) Naganuma, Founding General Partner & CEO at Apprecia Capital;

Emilie Dellecker, Co-founder at HackCapital, Head of Marketing & Community at FoodHack and ClimateHack;

Françoise Birnholz, SICTIC Angel Investor;

Mark Leinemann, Founder & President crowdfoods – Food Entrepreneur & Startup Association (FESA)

Moderator: Thomas Ackermann, Managing Director at SICTIC

17:50 – 18:00 – Break

18:00 – 5 min Startup Pitching Session + 3 min Q&A
19:00 – Instant Matchmaking, closing remarks
19:10 – Networking Apero / Livestream ends
20:30 – Event ends

Startup Applications

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.

Submit your startup project

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.

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