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2023 Startup & Fintech Events not to miss - Switzerland Edition

March 17, 2023

2023 Startup & Fintech Events not to miss - Switzerland Edition

The first quarter of 2023 has already flown by - but not to worry, there are still an incredible amount of exciting and worthwile startup & fintech conferences coming up this year.

We've collected the ones you really shouldn't miss - including our own Demo Day(s) of course ;) We'll add events to this list as dates are announced.

We've completely dropped the ball and have forgotten something? Drop us a line and we'll be sure to add it.

So let's get started!

START Summit & Hack

23/24 March 2023, St. Gallen

The START Summit is an annual conference that takes place in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and is one of the largest student-run conferences of its kind in Europe. It brings together startups, investors, and industry experts to discuss and showcase new technologies and trends in the tech and fintech industries.

This year, you can find the Tenity team in the START Hack together with our founding partner SIX. Come say hi!

startup days

25 May 2023, Bern

Founded in 2004, startup days (or SUD) is one of the largest startup conference in Switzerland, held annually in Bern.

Every year, the Swiss startup ecosystem meet to network and exchange know-how. At SUD, attendees are encouraged to think out of the box, grow their skills, and find their perfect match.

Crypto Valley Conference

1/2 June 2023, Rotkreuz

In it's 5th edition, this is a must attend for in-depth discussions on the current state and future of blockchain technology.

FuW Fintech 2023 & Swiss Fintech Awards

13 June 2023, Zurich

The FUW Forum is an annual event held in Zurich that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to discuss the latest trends and developments in business, finance, and economics.

The Swiss Fintech Awards is held on the same day. It is an annual competition that recognizes and celebrates the most innovative and promising fintech startups in Switzerland.

Tenity Demo Day - Batch X

22 June 2023, Zurich

THE early-stage pitching event, where you can meet our amazing startups selected for the Tenity flagship pre-seed incubator program. Get your ticket now.

Point Zero Forum

26-28 June 2023, Zurich

The Point Zero Forum is an annual conference focused on policy-technology that takes place in Zurich, Switzerland.

It brings together experts and industry leaders to discuss the impact of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and quantum computing, on the financial industry.

Swiss Fintech Fair

8 September 2023, Zurich

The Swiss Fintech Fair is a major fintech event that takes place annually in Zurich. It brings together startups, investors, and industry experts to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the fintech industry.

Hack Zurich & Digital Festival

16-18 September and 15-17 September 2023, Zurich

Founded in 2014, HackZurich rapidly became Europe's largest and most prestigious Hackathon. Every year, 600 international participants are invited to Zurich. Since 2020, they are joined by as many participating remotely from around the world in a first of its kind hybrid setup. Participants are selected from a global pool of over 5500 applications.

The Digital Festival creates a platform where experts from business, science, society and politics come together. An event where the latest developments are presented, key issues are discussed and valuable contacts are made.

Swiss Innovation Forum

30 November 2023, Basel

Sponsored by NZZ Connect and held since 2006, the Swiss Innovation Forum promotes innovation in Switzerland. As the leading national conference in the field of innovation, they aim to connect business with science. The Swiss Innovation Forum was held for the first time in 2006 and also includes the Swiss Technology Awards.

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