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Switzerland Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
4th
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in Western Europe
Global Ranking
8th
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worldwide
Population
8.6
million

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

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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 209 Fintech startups in Switzerland, 143 Hardware & IoT startups in Switzerland and 115 Software and Data startups in Switzerland, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 752 startups in Switzerland, 11 accelerators in Switzerland, 23 coworking spaces in Switzerland, 18 organizations in Switzerland and 2 leaders in Switzerland.

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Founded in 2019, Supertrends uses big data analytics, crowdsourcing, text-mining, advanced data visualization and digital gamification to spot, track and interpret innovations and technology-driven market trends.  Read more
DCore is a stable, customizable and cost-efficient open-source blockchain platform you can build on. As the world’s first blockchain dedicated to digital content distribution, DCore provides software development kits to empower developers and businesses to build the real world decentralized applications, makes it easier for everyone to be connected on blockchain. Read more
The SwissFit company fitness concept aims to prevent diseases, promote activity and health, and improve the well-being of employees in small, medium-sized and large companies. Read more
With Tells Shoes, diabetics go through everyday life with a sense of well-being. Pedorthists and other medical institutions recommend our products. Read more
The UniteLabs research management platform brings clarity to studies run across organisations. You can now collect all study-related information in one place for secure transfer, easy access and comprehensive archive. Read more
Machine Learning Architects Basel assists with building effective Machine Learning development and Operations (MLOps), by covering technologies, operating models as well as culture and skills with a holistic set of consulting, engineering and training services. Read more
Hauora Health is a B-t-B and B-t-C business. It sells the ingredient Enzogenol to other Health companies, but also formulates and sells its own formulations with Enzogenol in Switzerland. Read more
Eatearnity HLTH GmbH is a digital health start-up which builds a world without non-communicable diseases. To get there, Eatearnity focuses on the biggest addressable driver of non-communicable diseases: cardiovascular diseases due to poor nutrition. Read more
Clinerion accelerates clinical research and medical access to treatments for patients. We use proprietary technologies for analysis of patient data from our global network of partner hospitals. Read more
We are on a mission to take IT Solutions & Consulting to the whole new level by creating 'Ready SAP addon' solutions designed by our in-house Team of experts who have been instrumental in the field of Transportation and Logistics for more than a decade. Read more
Whether in the data center, on the go or in the office: innobit improves your processes, lowers your costs, ensures your compliance and increases your competitiveness. Read more
Safe Swiss Cloud is a leading European cloud alternative catering to software companies, banks, healthcare providers, IT service providers and all privacy sensitive businesses. 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
Frontify is a SaaS B2B platform for brand management that helps brands create consistent brand experiences over all communication channels. Read more
Wir begleiten Nonprofit- und Förderorganisationen in strategischen und operativen Fragen. Immer mit dem Ziel vor Augen, dass das gesellschaftliche Engagement dieser Organisationen gestärkt wird. Read more
Biowaste does not belong in the garbage but should be recycled. Radschaft offers a convenient and sustainable solution for the collection and recycling of biowaste for private households and, at the same time, supplies them with products from local producers and shops. Read more
We are a passionate team, fighting against bacterial infections by focusing on research and development of small molecules that work by novel modes of action and against novel targets Read more
The purpose of Idorsia is to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines to help more patients. Read more
About Us Programmable Gene Therapies Sense, Compute, and Cure Pattern BioSciences is a biotechnology start-up company and an ETH Zurich spin-off. The company develops programmable therapies using gene circuit technologies. Read more
Advancience'ss concept is aimed at measuring the invisible: mental wellbeing. Mental wellbeing needs to be accessible for everyone. This requires changing the current approach Read more
Zoundream is the world’s first portable device translating newborn cries into babies needs. Created combining advanced tools and skills from the most recent developments. Read more
Rekonas Medical mission is to offer a platform for "bench-to-bedside" innovations in neurology and bring AI into the clinical workflow. Read more
Nutrix is developing a high tech nanosensor for glucose monitoring that will revolutionize the world of preventive medicine Read more
Breathe is a smartphone app for parents of children with asthma, allowing them to objectively assess the effects of the medication-based long-term therapy on the asthma symptoms and the use of the reliever medication of their child. Read more
IBDmate was created by IBDrelief, a UK-based social enterprise dedicated to improving the lives of people around the world affected by IBD Read more
OptiChronix develops a technology that identifies and manages personalized modifiable risk factors in people with MCI and/or early dementia and manages them using self-conducted cognitive-behavioral techniques. Read more
Technical writer, terminologist and technical translator Yvette Allimann would like to transform tedious instruction manuals into entertaining, easy-to-read and always up-to-date Serious Games with reading and comprehension control. Read more
Swiss Cap is an energy management system that aims to replace chemical batteries and combustion engines in order to preserve natural resources and ecosystems. It offers an alternative for charging supercapacitors in one minute. Read more
SEW Eurodrive has introduced a robotic pick-and-place solution with changing pick-and-place positions. The TouchProbe for robots uses digital sensors to achieve highly accurate positioning. Read more
BeWear offers the first AI technology solution applied to sewing patterns. The Startup developed a white label solution for online commerce to individually adapt fashion clothing collections using 3D body scan technology. Read more
MicroLean Lab is an experimentation platform inspired by the smartphone business model that provides the framework for the scientific and technical developments that our partner companies need. Read more
Gossik's digital personal assistant uses AI to bring the agenda and to-do list in line with individual routines. Read more
Objectis Machine is a framework to bridge the gap between IT and OT and is compatible with most technologies on the market. The solution is a standardized software framework for flexible machine control. Read more
No Touch Robotics has developed a robot that can move small objects without contact. Small objects, such as those used in the watch industry or in the MedTech sector, are gripped by grippers with acoustic levitation control. Read more
Ketag 4.0 4.0 digitizes the maintenance of machines and promotes predictive maintenance. This begins with consulting, includes the installation of sensor technology as well as analysis of data and monitoring of the systems, and ends with support and maintenance. 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
The HOPR protocol ensures everyone has control of their privacy, data, and identity. Read more
Remote sensing Co, applying a unique NMR tech for fully distant exploration of natural resources and materials without access to sites Read more
Hmcare is a start-up that uses innovation and technology to provide human solutions for healthcare. Read more
Emovo Care develops motorized exoskeleton based on patent-protected artificial tendons. Read more
ViboTec is a specialist for the use of virtual perimeter advertising during live sports broadcasts using state-of-the-art technology. Read more
Mobile healthcare, Therapy adherence, Chronic conditions, Behavioral health, Behavioral economics Read more
Affordable, clean & efficient energy storage system Read more
We are collaborative business intelligence. Read more
Relai provides a platform for anyone to invest in Bitcoin most conveniently. Read more
Screening Eagle Technologies is a cloud-based technology platform for intelligent inspection of assets and infrastructure. Read more
Voliro is developing advanced flying robots to perform Inspection and Maintenance tasks. Voliro's flying robot can “fly, see and touch”. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Switzerland Ranked by StartupBlink

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