Staff

Anca Albu

Head of Marketing and Business Development

Anca has been active in the development of the global tech startup ecosystem since 2010. Before joining SICTIC , she was one of the first to join the core Startup Weekend team and support the company into becoming the biggest entrepreneurial education organization worldwide. Also, she had an instrumental role in growing and connecting the European entrepreneurial community with her own organization CEE Changers, and also connecting VC’s with tech startups from NYC to London and Amsterdam.

Anca aims to create social impact via entrepreneurship, and has collaborated with global organizations such as United States Agency for International Development and national governments to create and run programs that would lead to a more stable entrepreneurial ecosystem in developing countries.

Corine Blesi

Head of Events and Membership Engagement

Corine Blesi holds a master in international relations from HSG St. Gallen. She worked four years as a senior manager at the center for regional strategies at the World Economic Forum in Geneva. For three years she moved to Berne to work for two Federal Councilors in the Federal Department of Justice and Police. She then became a member of the management team at the Swiss Air Rescue organization Rega and lead the whole helicopter operations department. She is now an entrepreneur and founded the Zurich Economic Impulse. Corine is interested in helping and supporting startups with great ideas in finding investors and supporters at an early stage.

Sara Braidotti

Event organizer Suisse Romande

Sara holds a bachelor in Political sciences and International Relations and a master in Intercultural Cooperation for Development. Constantly interested in new challenges, in the last years, she was involved in the organization of events and conferences in Wales and Switzerland. She now organises events for SICTIC in the Swiss Romande.

Florian Lussi

Startups and Backoffice

Florian holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and currently pursues a master’s degree in business development and promotion. At SICTIC Florian’s activities involve the support of the deal handling, investor communications, and special tasks.