Outstanding talents, bright ideas

Pioneer Fellows once again strongly represented among best Swiss startups

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10.9.2018 – Among the Top 100 Swiss Startups 26 ETH spin offs can be found this year, including 11 Pioneer Fellows. Each year 100 investors and experts pick the 100 most innovative and promising startups from 100’000 young entrepreneurs. The startups have to be less than five years old. At the award ceremony organised by Venturelab in Zurich on 5 September the best young entrepreneurs 2018 were solemnly honoured.

Effective program for the strengthening of entrepreneurship

11 of the 26 awarded ETH spin offs have received a Pioneer Fellowship of ETH Zurich: Thanks to generous contributions by private donors, foundations and companies to ETH Zurich Foundation, ETH Zurich is able to allocate up to 10 Pioneer Fellowship grants a year, thus smoothing the path to entrepreneurship for young talents. The recent Top 100 Swiss Startup ranking shows again that this commitment is well worth the effort.

Pioneer Fellows Ranking 

These Pioneer Fellows rank among the most innovative Swiss startups 2018:

  • Rank 10: Versantis
  • Rank 21: Fixposition
  • Rank 23: Glycemicon
  • Rank 32: xorlab
  • Rank 34: Fashwell
  • Rank 41: Pregnolia
  • Rank 42: Inositec
  • Rank 44: PharmaBiome
  • Rank 54: Anybotics
  • Rank 71: Nanoleq
  • Rank 78: IRsweep


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