Startup Tour Bangalore 2015

For Swiss start-ups and enablers from ICT, CleanTech, MedTech and Social Entrepreneurship

Event Details


September 07, 2015 2:30 am - September 11, 2015 11:30 am

Visit and interact with key players of Bangalore’s startup ecosystem
such as Microsoft Accelerator, Indian Institute of Science, IIM Bangalore and Srishti Labs. Meet members of the start-up community during events at incubators and co-working spaces like Jaaga, TiE and Cobalt.

Gain a solid understanding of Indian market characteristics and trends
and acquire expertise on Indian business culture, IP/legal framework and other key topics through expert talks.

Advance in your individual product and service innovation
that is necessary to enter the Indian market by individually talking to our trusted experts from InnAccel and Excubator.

Interact with your potential local partners
for development, production and distribution through our connections to industry players.

For whom

  • CEOs, COOs and CTOs of Swiss startups
  • Startup coaches
  • Managing Directors of incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces
  • Academic staff working on technology transfer and startup promotion
  • Organizers of Swiss tech conferences and events
  • Journalists and bloggers with a focus on startups

The entire program is free of charge incl. lunch, dinner, local transport & site visits during the five days.
Participants will take care of their flight (≈ 750-1200 CHF), accommodation (≈ 500 CHF for 5 nights) and visa (≈ 200 CHF). Insurance coverage is concern of the participants.
CTI startups may be eligible for a one-time travel stipend from the Gebert Rüf Stiftung for up to 2 people (2×1000 CHF). Please contact us for further details.

1 May Applications open | 1–4 July Optional meeting with Prateek, Head Entrepreneurship & Innovation, swissnex India at Startup Fair ZH | 20 July Applications close | 7–11 Sep Startup Tour Bangalore | from 11 Sep Optional individual stay

A maximum of 10 participants can attend the program. swissnex India will confirm registrations on a rolling basis.