February 10, 2016 – Campus Biotech

Program | Word Startup Summit

MassChallenge Startup Summit

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Program

16:30 - Door Opening & Registration
  • Come in, grab your name tag and start networking with your fellow participants
17:00 - Welcome and Keynote Session
  • Welcome speech by Ian Roberts - CTO, Bühler and Abir Oreibi - CEO, Lift
  • Keynote speech by John Harthorne, CEO, MassChallenge
  • Welcome video by Mr. Schneider Ammann - President of Switzerland and Federal Councillor
  • Keynote speech by George Koukis - Founder, Temenos
Abir Oreibi
17:30 - Pitch Session - Swiss Startups

Discover on stage which 6 of the 15 initial Swiss startups were selected by our jury!

18:00 - Keynote Session
  • Stefan Catsicas - Executive VP, Nestlé S.A Chief Technology Officer, Head of Innovation, Technology, Research and Development
  • Suzan G. LeVine - U.S Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

18:30 - Pitch Session - MassChallenge Alumni Startups

Discover 9 amazing MassChallenge Alumni startups from around the world!

19:00 - Keynote Speech
  • Pierre Maudet - Minister of Economy of State Geneva

19:10 - Prize Ceremony and Closing Remarks
  • Discover the winners of the MassChallenge Switzerland accelerator program prize, Woman Entrepreneur award, UBS Audience award, CTI Fact Finding Tour award
19:30 - Networking Cocktail
  • Continue the evening with some food and drinks, get to talk with the presenting startups and network with your fellow participants