Kursaal Bern
Kursaal Bern, Kornhausstrasse 3, 3013 Bern, Switzerland

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Event Date Thu May 19 CEST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed May 18 6:00pm - Wed May 18 6:00pm
Location Kursaal Bern
Kornhausstrasse 3, 3013 Bern, Switzerland
Region EMEA

A community instead of an audience
startup days (SUD) are the leading conference for startup topics in Switzerland. Every year, outstanding startups, top-notch investors, corporates, and other key players network and exchange know-how. At SUD, attendees are encouraged to think out of the box, grow their skills, and find their perfect match.


2022 Speakers

José Amado-Blanco
CIO, Yamo

Franck Amiot
European Patent Attorney P&TS SA

Lukas André
Managing Partner Redstone Schweiz

Urs Anliker
Head of Development Team Medical Embedded Software Helbling Technik Bern AG

Simon Aspinall
CEO, Ecorobotix

Carlo Badini
Founder and CEO, Pabio

Thierry Barbey
Partner Kellerhals Carrard Attorney's at Law

Anat Bar-Gera
Entrepreneur and Investor in Israel

Michael Baier
Partner, Wenger Vieli AG

Jean-Baptiste Beau
CEO, Oniri SA

Dany Bermejo
Startup INVEST Entrepreneur NODDES LLC

Michael Bodekaer Jensen
CEO, Labster

Jacques Bonvin
Partner, Tavernier Tschanz

Thomas Bossard
Lead Security Consultant, Zühlke Engineering AG

Pierre-Yves Caboussat
ActionJam, Founder INNOArchitects AG

André Catana
Head of the Startup Unit EPFL

Olivia Chang
Journalist and Moderator

Sophie Chabloz
Co-Founder and CPO, Avea Life AG

Dr. Annina Coradi
Creative Owner spaceinnovators gmbh

Maria De Bon
Member of the Management Board GRYPS Offertenportal AG, former Member of the Management Board Beobachter

Sibilla Delorenzi
Patent Expert, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), Dipl. LM-Ing., ETH Zurich

Gina Domanig
Managing Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures

Dorian Ebneter

Patric Eggler
Counsel, Wenger Vieli AG

Prof. Dr. Collin Y. Ewald
Scientific Advisor, Maximom AG

Olivier Eyries
Co-Founder, Saporo

Philipp Furler
CEO and Founder, Synhelion SA

Stefanie Flückiger-Mangual
CEO and Co-Founder TOLREMO therapeutics AG

Moritz Geilinger
Co-Founder Robin and postdoctoral researcher, ETH

Nadine Geiser
Principal, Redalpine VC

Christoph Gfeller
Circular Economy, Swiss Post

Guy Giuffredi
Investment Director Serpentine Ventures

Daphna Glaubert
Program Manager, Startup Unit, EPFL

Andreas Goeldi
Managing Director, btov Digital Tech Advisor GmbH

Thierry Golliard
Director/VP Open Innovation & Venturing Swiss Post

Markus Graf
Head of Research, Trends and Open Innovation, SBB CoFounder, F10

Aurel Greiner
CEO, Revendo

Patrick Griss
Zühlke Ventures Investor & author BLUPRNT

Ronan Guirey
Director & Member of the Board P&TS SA

Paulina Grnarova
Co-Founder & CEO DeepJudge

Viviana Gropengiesser
Director Entrepreneurial programs, ETH AI Center

Bernhard Kratzwald
Co-Founder & CTO ethonAI

Dr. Cornelia Gut-Villa
Member of the Board SICTIC business angel of the year 2021

Manuel Hartmann
CEO & Founder SalesPlaybook AG

Jasmin Heimann
Investment Associate Lightbird

Matthias Heller
Co-Founder, Lightly

Renat Heuberger
CEO, South Pole

Vera Herzmann
Evolutionary Catalyst, dwarfs&Giants

Bettina Hirsig
Lead Power Coders Switzerland

Klaus Hommels
Founder and Chairman, Lakestar

Sebastien Hug
University of Bern, Head of the Innovation Office

Lukas Julen

Jeremias Jurt
Head of Startup Program be-advanced AG

Nadine Jürgensen
Co-Founder, elleXX

John Jost
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Enlightra

Semih Kacan
Investment Manager, Swisscom Ventures (Web 3.0, NFT specialist)

Archit Kansal
Swissnex in India

Pascal Koenig
Co-Founder, Malaica

Marjan Kraak
Head ETH Entrepreneurship ETH Zurich

Silvan Krähenbühl
Host, Swisspreneur

Ivo Kuhn
COO, Sharely

Michael Kündig
Senior Associate, Walder Wyss Ltd

Stefan Kyora
Editor in Chief,

Patrizia Laeri
CEO, elleXX

Sophie Lamparter
Founder and Partner Dartlabs

Andreas Langenegger
Co-Head Crypto Assets, BEKB

Adrian Locher
Founder & CEO, Merantix

Pascal Mathis
Founding Partner, Wingman Ventures & Co-Founder, GetYourGuide

Lars Mangelsdorf
Co-Founder and COO, Yokoy

Dominique Mattmann
Associate, Wenger Vieli AG

Dominique Mégret
Head of Swisscom Ventures Autor of Deeptech Nation

Jeremias Meier
Partner, & Co-Founder, bexio

Pirmin Meyer
Co-President, WE/MEN

Mario Michan
CEO, Daphne

Ralph Mogicato
Vice President and Member of the Board SICTIC

Claudiu Musat
Research Manager, Google Research

Samuel Müller
Co-Founder & CEO, Scandit

Vincent Neumann
Swissnex in Brazil

Margaux Peltier
CEO and Co-Founder Enerdrape

Matthias Peterhans
COO, ender diagnostics

Matthias Pfister
Head of Development Team Optical Data Science, Helbling Technik Bern AG

Flavio Pfaffhauser
Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Beekeeper

Raphael Reber
Co-CEO, Zeilenwerk

Dr. Tobias Reichmuth
Founding Partner, Maximon AG

Alexandre Reis de Matos
CEO, EPFL Racing Team

Nina Rinke
Investor, Earlybird Venture Capital

Andrei Roth
Commercial Pricing Director, UiPath

Michael Sauter
CEO Zentrum für Innovation und Digitalisierung Bern

Beat Schlumpf
Head MA Ventures Migros Aare

Marie Schmidt
Head of Functional Programs Biolytica AG

Peter Schnürer
CEO, daura

Stefan Schnackertz
Edu Sales Leader Dassault Systèmes

Celine Schulze
CEO, Narwhale Ventures

Benedikt Schuppli
Co-Founder und Co-CEO FQX

Johanna Seeliger
Founder & Managing Partner Diversify GmbH

Anna Söderlind
Innovation Expert, Groupe Mutuel

David Sommer
Lead Security Consultant, Zühlke Engineering AG

Markus Stadler
COO & Founder Pricehubble

Peter Stähli
Head of Entrepreneuership Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation

Gaby Stäheli
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, GRYPS Offertenportal AG

Raphael Tobler
President Swiss Startup Association

Jan Urfer
CEO, Sensopro

Willemien van den Toorn
Managing Partner and Founder evismo AG

Vuk Vegezzi
Senior Associate BV4

Élise Verdière
Technical expert, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Dassault Systèmes

Chris Viatte
CEO, Mila

Bernard Volken
Attorney-at-Law, partner of the law firm Troller Hitz Troller, Autor of several books/publications, lectureship at Tongji University in Shanghai.

JP Vuilleumier
Startup INVEST Startup coach INNOSUISSE

Kilian Wagner
Co-Founder & CEO, VIU

Judith Wemmer
Member of the Management Board and Head of Product Development Planted Foods AG

Tina Werro
Open Innovation Developer, Swisscom Outpost Silicon Valley

Philipp Wetzel
Managing Director AMAG Innovation & Venture LAB

Ramona Wyss
Partner, Walder Wyss Ltd

Simin Yang
Swissnex in China

Derek Yu
Principal Security Consultant, Zühlke Engineering AG

Ramon Zenhäusern
Slalom Ski Racer, Olympic Gold and Silver Medallist, World Champion, winner of 4 ski world cup races, Bachelor of Economics.

Heinrich Zetlmayer
GL Mitglied/VR ESL - Turtle Entertainment Investor BVV

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• digitalswitzerland
• Swisscom