MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator program, has just opened its third edition in Switzerland!

Innovators & entrepreneurs can change the world for the better! This is why MassChallenge supports high-potential early-stage start-ups through a selective program that connects entrepreneurs to experts, offers tailored programming and unrivalled access to corporate partners.

MassChallenge Switzerland is the Swiss branch of the global organization, with 7 locations worldwide. Running on a yearly basis, the program embarks each year several dozens of start-ups that compete for non-dilutive prize money that can go up to CHF 1million, complemented by several in-kind prizes. To date, 1’495+ alumni have raised over $3 billion in funding, generated over $2 billion in revenue, and created over 80.000 total jobs.

What is new this year:

  • Several new partnership among which Nestlé, Buehler, Barry Callebault, BASF, SudZucker or Mazars, just to name a few
  • We are running a specific track on Food and Agri-tech. This is in partnership with EIT-Food. Based on the MassChallenge framework, we will accelerate 40 start-ups in the field of food and agriculture. More information on

The applications call is open until March 28. The interested entrepreneurs shall apply at

The code EDA2018 will provide a discount of 50% on the application fee.

Do not hesitate to spread the word among your start-up communities and contact for any questions.

Flyer: a5flyer-general-onepager.pdf