Fr. Sep 22nd, 2023

Startup Champions

24sepAll DayStartup ChampionsETH Zürich

Venturlab Event at ETH Zürich

Event Details


Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, 18:00 – 20:00 | ETH Zurich




Venturelab in partnership with NEO will be hosting an exceptional happening presenting the Swiss National Startup Team and featuring world-class entrepreneurs as speakers:

Date: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Time: 18.00 – 20.00
Location: ETH Zurich

Keynote speakers:
Daniel Keiper-Knorr, Founder & General Partner at Speedinvest
Daniel Keiper-Knorr is co-founder and one of the three managing directors of Speedinvest, a seed phase VC that has 5 funds and EUR 230 million AuM since 2011. Speedinvest invests in European digital startups with a focus on FinTech. Prior to Speedinvest, Daniel was himself a co-owner of a startup that was sold to NASDAQ-listed Verisign for EUR 60 million in 2006. Prior to that, he was a securities trader with ERSTE in Vienna and a private banker with Credit Suisse in Zurich. In his keynote speech, Daniel Keiper-Knorr will share his experience as a founder and investor.

Patrick Barnert, former CEO & President of Qumram
Patrick Barnert is the former CEO & President of Qumram, a Zurich based Fintech company which was acquired by Dynatrace in 2017 after a successful Venture Leaders Fintech 2017 roadshow to New York. In his keynote he will share his lessons learned as successful founder as well as hands on experiences from the Venture Leaders roadshow.

Meet the Swiss National Startup Team
The Venture Leaders Fintech team 2019, made of 10 exceptional startup founders, will be travelling to Hong Kong for a roadshow in November and they will be presenting their companies at the Startup Champions event. Join to learn more about their ventures and how they want to change the world!

Venture Leaders Fintech 2019




Venturelab set sails in 2004 as the National Entrepreneurial Training initiative mandated by the Swiss Innovation Agency to IFJ the Institute for Young Entrepreneurs based in St Gallen. To further improve the support offered to the best entrepreneurs in Switzerland, we have continuously designed and deployed new tools and programs thanks to our partners and supporters such as Venture Leaders in 2006, Venture Kick in 2007, TOP100 Swiss Startup in 2011, Swisscom Startup Challenge in 2013, or the new Innosuisse Startup Training in 2018. In the past 15 years, we have supported more than 1,000 startups in their global growth and over 40,000 people in the startup ecosystem across our programs and events. Today, Venturelab operates as independent spin-off of IFJ. Our committed teams run a full range of impactful startup support programs with leading organizations as partners , to build World-Class startups. Swiss Made. Venturelab AG startup space Wiesenstrasse 5 8952 Schlieren-Zürich

Learn More