Reverse Pitch is ready to disrupt the pitching events in Switzerland

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  • 3. October 2016

This Thursday at Technopark Zurich the most unique FinTech event of the year will take place. Swiss Finance + Technology Association together with Capco, Switzerland Global Enterprise and CTI Start-up and Entrepreneurship invite you to join the Reverse Pitch, a pitching event like no other in Switzerland, and leverage this unique opportunity to connect with the best of the Swiss FinTech ecosystem.

For immediate release –

Please use hashtag #ReversePitch and tag the official Twitter account @finnovationCH, if you would like to tweet about the event. Your reposts are much appreciated.

How it works?

The investors will go first and introduce their fund, their focus and what they are currently looking for. Startup panel will rate the investor pitches to determine the best. Then the tables will turn to leave the stage to the 5 selected Swiss FinTechs in the fundraising stage who will pitch the investor panel to bring home their next financing round.

After the pitches there will be a panel discussion with the investors aimed at educating the local entrepreneurs on how to approach the investors and  give them some tips for the future. The event will end with the networking time and apéro to leave space for a more informal discusssion.

Highlights:

  • 5 pitching investors: Florian Graillot from Axa Strategic Ventures; Nicolas Brand from Lakestar; Radboud Vlaar from Orange Growth Capital Partners; Ralph Mogicato from SICTIC Fintech Angels (SFA) and Andreas Pages from Swisscom FinTech Venture Fund
  • 5 pitching Swiss FinTech: Biowatch, Carbon Delta, Fractal, NetGuardians and Virtual Broker
  • 15 Swiss FinTech startups attending
  • 10 investors attending
  • Keynote speaker: Richard Olsen, founder of Lykke
  • Media presence : Daily FinTech, Bilanz, Startupticker and others

The guest list also includes Corporates, Entrepreneurs and Institutional representatives. 

Profiles of the 5 pitching Swiss FinTechs

  1. BIOWATCH
    A wearable platform enabling individuals and industries worldwide to connect securely, instantly, and seamlessly. At the core of the solution: a watch buckle with infrared wrist vein recognition camera couple with encrypted biometric software.
  2. Carbon Delta
    A boutique research firm that specializes in identifying and analyzing the climate change resilience of publicly traded companies.
  3. Fractal
    The Automated Financial Assistant for your Business.
  4. NetGuardians
    A specialist software provider that uses real-time Big Data and behavioural analytics to help banks combat internal fraud, manage risk and automate regulatory compliance.
  5. Virtual Broker
    An innovative solution for insurance brokers in New Insurance Markets (NIM), crushing their administrative workload, delivering immediate 24/7 online sales and preparing a new generation of customized services and products.

Event Program

13:00 – 13:30 — Registration

13:30 – 13:45 — Welcome from the Swiss Finance + Technology Association

13:45 – 14:00 — Keynote from Richard Olsen

14:00 – 15:30 — Investor pitches

15:30 – 16:00 — Networking and refreshments

16:00 – 17:00 — FinTech pitches

17:00 – 17:30 — Panel discussion with investors

17:30 – 17:40 —  Awarding of prizes

17:40 – 17:45 — Closing remarks from the Swiss Finance + Technology Association

17:45 – late   — Networking reception & extended apéro

Still very few places left, please register here and join us at Technopark.

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