Our Events

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Every semester, we are organising, together with our partners, various events in the area of entrepreneurship.

Here you find detailed information about (multi-day) courses relating to the founding of your company.

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Women Entrepreneurs Morning Coffee on the 20th of September, 2017

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Dear women

Are you an entrepreneur or interested to found your own company in the future? Meet other interested women to connect and share ideas at the Women Entrepreneurs Morning Coffee on September 20 at 8-10 am.

#TIME 20/09/2017 at 8-10 am

#PLACE Café apoTHEKE, Zürichbergstrasse 17, 8032 Zürich http://apotheke-zh.ch/

 

We look forward to see you there!

The places are limited to 10 students and 10 entrepreneurs. Please register here. --Please note, if you encounter a technical error with the registration form, we would kindly ask you to send us a short e-mail to startup@careerservices.uzh.ch with the following info: name, student or entrepreneur, motivation. Thank you. --

 

Best wishes

Your Startup@UZH Team

Startup Grind with Alan Frei (AMORANA) on the 10th of October, 2017

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Dear Startuppers and those who are interested

 

Come and hear from Alan about his experiences founding companies, hiring people, living a minimalist lifestyle and his sex-toys e-commerce startup. 

 

Where?

University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, 8001 Zürich. RAI-J-31

When?

October 10 at 6.30-9.30 pm. Hungry? Apéro will be served.

How?

Please register here!

Open House and Apéro on the 30th of October, 2017

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Dear Startuppers and those who are interested,

 

We would like to invite you to our Open House and Apéro on Monday the 30th of October 2017 starting at 5 pm at Startup@UZH, Seilergraben 53, 8001 Zurich, 4th floor.

You are invited to connect with entrepreneurs and interested people as well as to visit our workspace.

We are looking forward to a short registration to startup@careerservices.uzh.ch!

 

Best wishes

Your Startup@UZH Team

Female Founder Summit on the 6th of November, 2017

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Dear Female Founders

The first Female Founder Summit in Switzerland took place in 2016 in Zürich with an audience of over 300 guests - 50% founders, 25% future founders and 25% investors and start-up support representatives.

The aim of the Female Founder initiative is to encourage more women to become entrepreneurs and also to team up with existing all-male teams. We support women in finding access to networks, mentors and capital.

If you are a female founder of an innovative young startup (company founded 2014 or later) looking for valuable connections in the startup and investor scene, apply for a pitching slot at the Female Founder Summit 2017! 10 Female Founders will get the unique opportunity to pitch their business case in front of renown investors on Monday, November 6, 2017, from 2 to 5 pm.

Please find all information regarding the Pitching Sessions here:
http://www.femalefoundersummit.org/event/2017/event_startup_info_en.php

The application deadline is 28.07.2017.

 

Startup@UZH wishes you lots of success!

Startup Weekend on the 10th-12th of November, 2017

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Dear Students

 

The upcoming startup weekend in Zurich takes place on the 10th-12th of November, 2017. Zurich. Discuss your business idea with like-minded people during a 54-hour workshop and pitch your idea in the end in front of a jury.

 

Further information and registration available here.

Topic of this Startup Weekend is Food and Hospitality.

 

UZH students receive a discount of the registration fee, please use

the following discount code: Startup@UZH.

Lunch Seminar on the 13th of November, 2017

More information and registration will be displayed soon.

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Past Events

Social Entrepreneurship Seminar in Sep / Nov - application deadline: 1st of September

 

The seminar “Social Entrepreneurship” is a new offering by the University of Zurich. It presents social challenges that students have to solve through a social business. Students are evaluated by a panel of judges on the basis of their pitch and of their business plan, assessing product viability, market potential, social impact and willingness to invest. The top-rated social business idea receives seed funding to start the business.

More detailed information can be obtained from the UZH course directory. To apply for the seminar, please send your CV and letter of motivation to Harald Mayr (harald.mayr@econ.uzh.ch) by September 1st, 2017, 5pm.

 

Seminar dates will be announced soon.

«Five key lessons learned as an entrepreneur», Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Series on the 13th of July, 2017

 

Marco Cavadini, PhD (Entrepreneur, Startup Business Coach CTI) will talk about «Five key lessons learned as an entrepreneur».

 

The event will take place at Wyss Zurich (Weinbergstrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, E floor) on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 5 –6 p.m. and will be followed by a networking Apéro.

 

We would like to ask the participants to sign-up for the event on the following doodle list:

https://beta.doodle.com/poll/gwe73sxzg8zrxnrr

 
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Legal Tuesday on the 6th of June, 2017 (in German)

 

 

Dr. Paul Peyrot from PSG Rechtsanwälte gives a short input about a startup topic. Afterwards, there will be an open discussion. Everyone, who is interested, is very welcome to join.

 

Topic: to be announced soon.


Date: 6th of June, 2017

Time: 5 - 6 pm

Location: At Startup@UZH, Seilergraben 53, 8001 Zurich.

 

Participation is free of charge.However, please sign up at startup@careerservices.uzh.ch.

«Leading from Ground Level to Company Trade Sale», Wyss Zurich Entrepreneur Series on the 1st of June, 2017

 

At least 66% of companies change their initial business idea. In his talk, Dragan Grabulovski, Co-Founder Covagen, will address Covagen's way and process from the initial to the final business idea leading to the subsequent trade sale.

 

Date & Time: Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5 – 6 p.m., followed by an apéro

Venue: Wyss Zurich, Weinbergstrasse 35, 8092 Zurich, E floor

 

Please sign up here
 
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Startup Weekend on the 19th-21st of May, 2017

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Dear Students

 

The coming startup weekend takes place on the 19th-21st of May, 2017, in the Olivenhalle of the University of Zurich. Discuss your business idea with like-minded people during a 54-hour workshop and pitch your idea in the end in front of a jury.

 

Further information and registration available here.

UZH students can get 33% off from the tickets by using the code "StartupWeekend@UZH" during the registration.

EC Awarding on the 2nd of May, 2017

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DO THE MAGIC

  • -> Sign up and present your project on cofoundme.org
  • -> Get preselected for the Polybahn Pitch (22.04.17)
  • -> Qualify and pitch at the event (02.05.17)
  • -> Enjoy the cheering audience and win up to 12'000 CHF

 

...OR JUST ENJOY THE SHOW...

More information available here

 

Legal Tuesday on the 2nd of May, 2017

 

 

Dr. Paul Peyrot from PSG Rechtsanwälte gives a short input about a startup topic. Afterwards, there will be an open discussion. Everyone, who is interested, is very welcome to join.

 

Topic: to be announced soon.


Date: 2nd of May, 2017

Time: 5 - 6 pm

Location: At Startup@UZH, Seilergraben 53, 8001 Zurich.

 

Participation is free of charge.However, please sign up at startup@careerservices.uzh.ch.

Fuckup Night with the ETH Entrepreneurclub on the 11th of April, 2017

 

 

Further information and registration here: Link

KTI Module 1 «Business Ideas» on the 12th of April, 2017

 

 

More information will be announced soon.

Startup Speed Dating with the ETH Entrepreneur Club on the 6th of April, 2017

 

 

Further information and registration hier

Legal Tuesday on the 4th of April, 2017 (in German)

 

 

Dr. Paul Peyrot from PSG Rechtsanwälte gives a short input about a startup topic. Afterwards, there will be an open discussion. Everyone, who is interested, is very welcome to join.

 

Topic: to be announced soon.


Date: 4th of April, 2017

Time: 5 - 6 pm

Location: At Startup@UZH, Seilergraben 53, 8001 Zurich.

 

Participation is free of charge.However, please sign up at startup@careerservices.uzh.ch.

Legal Tuesday on the 7th of March, 2017 (in German)

 

 

Dr. Paul Peyrot from PSG Rechtsanwälte gives a short input about a startup topic. Afterwards, there will be an open discussion. Everyone, who is interested, is very welcome to join.

 

Topic: to be announced soon.


Date: 7th of March, 2017

Time: 5 - 6 pm

Location: At Startup@UZH, Seilergraben 53, 8001 Zurich.

 

Participation is free of charge.However, please sign up at startup@careerservices.uzh.ch.

Venture Kickoff Event on the 16th of February 2017

 

> Do you have a great idea?

 >> Do you want to start your own business?

   >>> Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this year’s >>venture>> competition!

 

>>venture>> 2017, Switzerland's leading startup competition, will start on February 16 with a kickoff event at the ETH Zurich.

This year, >>venture>> celebrates its 20th anniversary edition. As a participant, you will receive coaching and expert support, networking opportunities, media coverage (e.g. Swiss radio and television SRF) and attractive prizes. The deadline for business plan and business idea submissions is April 12, 2017.

Please click here for more information and to register for the event: here.

 
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