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Switzerland Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
6th
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2
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
12th
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4
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
startup iconDoodle
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startup iconYumpu.com

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ecosystem description

The Switzerland Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 12 globally, and shows a negative momentum -4 spots since 2021. Switzerland also ranks at number 6 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 19 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Switzerland and the top ranked city in Switzerland is Zurich at 68 globally. Zurich is followed by Basel at 107 and Lausanne at 109.

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 325 Fintech startups in Switzerland, 250 Hardware & IoT startups in Switzerland and 166 Software and Data startups in Switzerland, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1222 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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SonarSource provides open-source and commercial code analyzers to help developers manage code quality. Read more
Perfect open source solution for conducting online evaluation & exams. Read more
Beekeeper is a workplace app that connects the non-desk workforce to operational systems and communication channels. Read more
Aave is an emerging technology company focused on empowering people through innovation 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
Gamaya improves efficiency and sustainability of farming businesses by offering compelling agronomy solutions, enabled by hyperspectral imaging and artificial intelligence Read more
Frontify is a SaaS B2B platform for brand management that helps brands create consistent brand experiences over all communication channels. Read more
Fast,detailed and completely offline maps for mobile devices. Completely Offline. No Internet connection required. Save money on roaming charges. Read more
Ambrosus is building the world’s first publicly verifiable and community-driven ecosystem to assure the quality, safety and origins of food 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
Monte Rosa Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that develops cancer therapeutics that modulate protein degradation pathways. Read more
Nexxiot AG is the leading independent enabler of the digitized supply chain. Read more
Climeworks captures CO2 from air via commercial carbon dioxide removal technology. Read more
Bitcoin Suisse AG is a crypto-finance startup providing trading, prime brokerage, custody, lending, and other services. Read more
Bancor is crypto company protocol for the creation of Smart Tokens that touts a decentralized exchange service. Read more
Polkadot is a heterogeneous multi‑chain technology that allows independent blockchains to exchange information. Read more
Coople operates as a staffing platform that connects companies and workers. Read more
Beqom provides a total compensation cloud solution that addresses all aspects of compensation and performance for both sales & HR. Read more
Energy Vault offers a utility-scale, gravity-based storage solution for renewable energy. Read more
Status.im is a mobile ethereum OS that gives users the power to chat, transact, and access a world of DApps on the decentralized web. Read more
WISeKey India will localize WISeKey’s Cybersecurity Platform Read more
Yield Pop's mission is to automate agronomic advice. Farmers everywhere lack the unbiased and relevant advice needed to improve their practises and make the right decisions to maximise their yields and profits. Our launch product is an online tool which allows farmers to search, compare and select the best seed and chemical inputs for their operations. Our recommendation engine provides farmers with a 10-20 bu/acre advantage which for corn would be worth $40-80/acre at today's prices. We are piloting the tool for US corn and soybean farmers but over time we aim to serve farmers globally. Read more
Cardano Foundation is a blockchain and cryptocurrency organization. Read more
KNIME develops open source data science software. Read more
Streamr Unstoppable data for unstoppable, decentralized apps. Read more
Sygnum is Digital Asset Bank, founded on Swiss and Singapore heritage, operating globally. Read more
CasperLabs is building the first provably live pure Proof-of-Stake (PoS) CBC-Casper blockchain designed for real-world applications. Read more
Screening Eagle Technologies is a cloud-based technology platform for intelligent inspection of assets and infrastructure. Read more
Avrios is a cloud computing company that provides tailored transportation services for every employee in one single platform. Read more
Planted is a food processing company that specializes in plant-based meals. Read more
The purpose of Idorsia is to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines to help more patients. Read more
BRD is a rapidly growing decentralized financial services platform. 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
Goodwall is a social development platform for young people to connect over shared interests and discover opportunities. Read more
Leading the development of Data & explainable AI-driven real estate valuations and insights globally Read more
Farmy.ch is an online marketplace for local and organic food, sourced directly from farmers and food makers. Read more
Flyability is building safe drones to inspect and explore indoors safely, quickly, and economically. These drones can be used for inspection and exploration of inaccessible or hazardous spaces in nuclear, energy, chemical and mining industries. Read more
Bring! is a simplify grocery shopping for millions of people. Read more
Carvolution is a mobility services provider reshaping car ownership through their fully digital subscription service. Read more
Monito is a comparison website for international money transfer services. Read more
Tomplay is a digitised music company. Read more
Bluecode’s vision is to build Europe's leading bank powered mobile payment network. Read more
The world’s first cryptocurrency payment solution to offer instant transactions, buyer protection & crypto-to-cash settlements. Read more
yamo is a direct to consumer children food company. Read more
Envion provides a disrupting solution to Mobile Blockchain Mining, making the most of renewable energies. Read more
Monetha is a financial services company that decentralizes Trust and Reputation Systemon the Ethereum blockchain. Read more
SkyCell developed the next generation of temperature controlled logistics containers for the pharmaceutical industry. Read more
ANYbotics is a manufacturer of four-legged robots intended for a variety of industrial uses. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Switzerland Ranked by StartupBlink

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2.24
3.81
3.58
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14
6.775
0.50
2.70
3.58
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6.703
0.81
2.32
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5.790
0.48
1.74
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5.329
0.73
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3.58
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4.332
0.06
0.88
3.38
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2.017
0.29
0.15
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1.472
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1.196
0.14
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