Enerdrape got the final kick of Venture Kick !
Enerdrape wins the final kick of Venture Kick competition, winning an extra 100 000 CHF to advance pilot developments, close partnership deals and expand the team. In total, it is a convertible loan of 150 000 CHF for the startup to support its growth.
About Venture Kick ?
The philanthropic initiative Venture Kick provides up to CHF 150,000 in seed funding to Swiss startups. In addition, it offers a well-structured entrepreneurial path towards building a winning business. Startups pitch to expert juries at three stages to obtain funding, gaining direct feedback and access to an international network of successful entrepreneurs and investors.
Since its launch in 2007, Venture Kick has supported 675 Swiss startup projects with 29.25 million francs. The program of financial support, training and network, has led to the creation of 519 companies and 6,967 jobs. Venture Kick alumni companies have attracted a total of 3.5 billion francs, and represent 54 companies ranked in the TOP 100 Swiss Startups 2019.
In 2020, Venture Kick will pay out5 million francs to idea-stage startup projects to bring Swiss science to global markets. More information in the Venture Kick annual report.
The Venture Kick Foundation is supported by Gebert Rüf Stiftung, Ernst Göhner Stiftung, Hauser-Stiftung, André Hoffmann, Hansjörg Wyss, Martin Haefner, Igor Fisch, Fondation Pro Techno, ESA BIC Switzerland, Engagement Migros and Swisscom.