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Switzerland Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
4th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
8th
0
worldwide
Population
8.8
million

top industries
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Fintech
#4 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#4 worldwide
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Software and Data
#5 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Switzerland Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 8 globally, and shows a strong hold by 0 spots since 2020. Switzerland also ranks at number 4 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 14 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Switzerland and the top ranked city in Switzerland is Zurich at 57 globally. Zurich is followed by Basel at 93 and Lausanne at 96.

Switzerland is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Hardware & IoT and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 334 Fintech startups in Switzerland, 259 Hardware & IoT startups in Switzerland and 172 Software and Data startups in Switzerland, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1268 startups in Switzerland, 11 accelerators in Switzerland, 26 coworking spaces in Switzerland, 18 organizations in Switzerland and 2 leaders in Switzerland.

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Perfect open source solution for conducting online evaluation & exams. Read more
Doodle is the world's leading scheduling service -- finding the right date and time for any kind of group or 1:1 event. Read more
Yumpu.com - Your Magazine Publisher. World wide ePublishing Service. 18M Documents from over 220 Countries. Web and App Readers. Publish for FREE. Read more
FE fundinfo is an international platforms for information and mandatory publications of investment funds. Read more
Ethereum is a global, open-source platform for decentralized applications. On Ethereum, you can write code that controls digital value, runs exactly as programmed, and is accessible anywhere in the world. Read more
Born in Switzerland, named one of the country’s top start-ups, On has come a long way in a short time. Available today in over 50 countries and cited as “the fastest growing sports company in the world”, it’s success comes down to two reasons: incredible products - and incredible people. Read more
Gamaya improves efficiency and sustainability of farming businesses by offering compelling agronomy solutions, enabled by hyperspectral imaging and artificial intelligence Read more
Jobtome is a job search engines in the world. Read more
Monito is a comparison website for international money transfer services. Read more
Aave is an emerging technology company focused on empowering people through innovation Read more
Online and mobile based payment solution created for developers with a set of clean and flexible APIs. SecurionPay redefines mobile & online credit card processing for high and low-risk merchants. We believe that payment processing can be simple, clean and easy. We did all the heavy work to make it happen. Our mission is to keep developers relaxed and shop owners focused on their products and services. This is why we took care of every aspect of the billing process to give them more freedom and save their time. We have built an amazing set of APIs capable of handling every payment experience, product or business model you can find. We have created a platform that redefines flexibility and robustness. We added powerful tools and features like SecurionPay Checkout and Login or Adjustable Fraud Prevention Suit to offer the most complete payment experience for everyone. Read more
A Simple, Fast & Reliable CDN. The real-time content delivery network built for the future - HTTP/2 ready. Read more
Staking Rewards provides a list of Proof-of-Stake and Masternode Cryptoassets. Read more
Codecheck.info is the Online Product Guide, which provides you free information to millions of products available. The principle is simple: Scan the barcode of any product via webcam or smart phone or manually search for the product of your choice to get the second product information on ingredients or nutrients, producers, labels, and more later. We want to help critical consumers in their purchasing decision and deliver you to not only manufacturer but expert assessments of, for example Ökotest and Stiftung Warentest, technical information on individual ingredients and assessments by the code check-Community. Based on the detailed product information and recommendations you can compare individual products and choose the best according to health and environmental point of product. Read more
AppBrain is a leading source of information about the Android ecosystem and trusted advertising partner of thousands of developers who promote their Android apps and monetize their in-app traffic with us every day. Read more
Fast,detailed and completely offline maps for mobile devices. Completely Offline. No Internet connection required. Save money on roaming charges. Read more
Beekeeper is a workplace app that connects the non-desk workforce to operational systems and communication channels. Read more
Ava Women is a women's health company based in Zurich and San Francisco. The company's initial product consists of a sophisticated sensor bracelet, an app and a powerful backend with self-learning algorithms for interpretation of hormonal changes, accurate ovulation tracking and screening of women's health issues. Read more
Tomplay is a digitised music company. Read more
Nezasa makes the planning and booking of premium travel packages easier than ever before. Our platform allows a travel agent to sell more attractively, more competitively and more efficiently. On Nezasa, you can choose among a set of suggested travel routes put together by destination experts. Based on these suggestions, you can start adjusting the itinerary to your personal needs by changing the duration of stays, choosing a different hotel, adding or removing activities, or adjusting transfer options. The Nezasa system makes sure that the itinerary always makes sense and prevents the user from putting together schedules that won't be feasible in practice. All the changes are instantly priced and all processes are highly automated. Our main customers travel agents, to whom we provide a tool that makes it much cheaper and more efficient for them to sell tailor-made itineraries. Additionally, our platform is also B2C-capable, which gives us full omni-channel capabilities. Read more
HIGH5 is a free strengths test that helps individuals to live a meaningful & fulfilling life and companies to increase their employee engagement, performance and retention. Read more
Frontify is a SaaS B2B platform for brand management that helps brands create consistent brand experiences over all communication channels. Read more
The purpose of Idorsia is to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines to help more patients. Read more
Streamr Unstoppable data for unstoppable, decentralized apps. Read more
Bring! is a simplify grocery shopping for millions of people. Read more
TrekkSoft is a web-based booking and payment solution for small to midsize companies in the tours and activities (T&A) segment of the travel industry. TrekkSoft combines a tour management and online booking solution with an integrated payment gateway and an easy to use CMS. TrekkSoft is suitable for selling date/time specific tickets, vouchers and gift certificates. The solution is free-to-use with no setup or fixed costs. There is a 6% transaction based fee on all online payments. Read more
Providing independent musicians with the SaaS tools they need in order to compete with major artists. Read more
SonarSource provides open-source and commercial code analyzers to help developers manage code quality. Read more
flatfox strives to disrupt Europe’s rental market by build a technical ecosystem integrating all parties involved. It is Tinder for flats, easy to use, empowering people to bring transparency into one of society's most fundamental markets. Read more
The HOPR protocol ensures everyone has control of their privacy, data, and identity. Read more
Paper.li is a content curation service. It enables people and small businesses to publish newspapers based on topics they like and treat their readers to fresh news, daily. Go and try it ! http://paper.li Discover our community ! http://community.paper.li Read our blog ! http://blog.paper.li Follow us on Twitter : http://twitter.com/smallrivers Read more
Pix4Dmapper Pro turns your images into highly precise, georeferenced 2D maps and 3D models.They’re customizable, timely, and complement a wide range of applications and software. Read more
Trepup.com is an eBusiness platform to build online presence, connect with people and discover new products on the global store. Read more
We provide exchange and custody for digital assets such as cryptocurrencies and security tokens backed by shares in tech companies, real estate, and other alternative investments. Read more
KNIME develops open source data science software. Read more
Advisera is market leader in providing small business compliance solutions for ISO 27001, EU GDPR, IATF 16949, ISO 20000 and ITIL. Read more
Beqom provides a total compensation cloud solution that addresses all aspects of compensation and performance for both sales & HR. Read more
Goodwall is a social development platform for young people to connect over shared interests and discover opportunities. Read more
Hades utilizes artificial intelligence to improve urban drainage systems. Read more
Mysterium Network acts as a marketplace that allows anyone to join the network both as a provider or as a customer. Read more
HOLOFIT is a VR Fitness Platform that works on all cardio fitness machines. Read more
Lunchgate, a restaurant rediscovery website, allows customers to look at menus, reserve tables, and more. Read more
HockeyCoachVision is an intuitive multi platform software for ice hockey coaches. The goal is to support them in their daily tasks and challenges in a meaningful way. Key innovation is an very intuitive and easy to use drill/tactics creator, that can show the created plays in 3d with fully animated players. Main customers in a first step are ice hockey coaches. In a next step the application should be transferrable to other team sports like soccer, basketball, american football, handball, uni-hockey, land-hockey etc. Read more
Topadur Pharma is a Switzerland-based biotech startup that focuses on treatments for severe wounds caused by diabetics. Read more
Payrexx is the leading cloud-based, meta payment provider & multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Read more
We're a leading brand in the field and constantly work to improve our software and our service to make meetings even better, inspire even more participation and make mobile technology an even more human experience. Our offices are scattered across the globe. Lausanne, London, Berlin, Paris, Chicago, San Francisco and Singapore. And we're on the prowl for talented, dedicated and passionate people out to bring some beautiful tech and skill to bear on the mobile event app market. "Uncle SpotMe wants you!" as the recruitment poster says. Read more
An ambitious project with the final goal of becoming the first decentralized exchange . Read more
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