Selection Process


application Requirements

  1. Your startup must be based in Switzerland
  2. Startup team of 1-3 people
  3. Concepts/prototypes with demonstrated customer interest and international orientation
  4. Thematic focus related to smart cities, energy efficiency or distributed generation
  5. Be physically present for the final pitch event at Impact Hub Zürich
  6. Participate with at least one person in the boot camp in Zurich and the market expedition trip to the San Francisco Bay Area


Jury Members

  1. Philipp Leo, Entrepreneurship Lead, Climate-KIC Switzerland
  2. Peter Wildhaber, Head of Energy, Swisscom
  3. Greg Stace, CEO, Earthed B.V
  4. Hans Dellenbach, CFO, Emerald Technology Ventures
  5. Markus Balmer, Head of Strategy and Innovation, IWB