Swiss Startup Competition >>venture>> Gears Towards Final Award Ceremony This June

Swiss Startup Competition >>venture>> Gears Towards Final Award Ceremony This June

by May 23, 2023

Switzerland’s startup competition >>venture>> has announced the unranked winners’ line-up for this year which included three startups from the finance and insurance vertical.

The next step for these unranked winners is to make their pitch to >>venture>>’s advisory board during the Venture Award Ceremony 2023 on June 26 at the SwissTech Convention Center.

During this ceremony, these startups will then be ranked and the Grand Prize Winner will be announced. This year, >>venture>> will also be ranking its first ever not-for-profit track winners.

Having launched in 1997, >>venture>> has a long history of accelerating startups’ growth but had only expanded its focus to include the growing finance and insurance industry in 2019.

According to >>venture>>, the competition’s alumni has gone on to successfully found over 1,500 companies and create more than 15,000 jobs here in Switzerland.

Here are the unranked winners for the Finance & Insurance vertical:

Ascentys ESG

Ascentys streamlines sustainability management, making it possible for companies of all sizes to measure, manage and improve their performance in a way that is easy, cost-effective and accurate. At the core of Ascentys’ platform is a sophisticated AI model that is able to identify and extract heterogeneous ESG-relevant data and facts from a company’s own “day to day” documents and data.


Frigg’s solution is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that empowers sustainable infrastructure developers to issue digital securities in the form of bonds.

grape health

grape provides its customers with fully digital employee insurances bundled with healthcare services. The firm is an employee insurer built around a full-stack technology platform that is fully digital and integrates with dozens of HR, accounting and payroll platforms.

Join the Venture Award Ceremony 2023 on June 26 to celebrate the winning entrepreneurs of Switzerland’s leading startup competition.


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