Start-up Coaching

Innosuisse understands the importance of a diverse and inclusive ecosystem and works tirelessly to strengthen and develop the Swiss start-up landscape.

By joining the Innosuisse Start-up Coaching scheme, you can benefit from advice and presentations to investors and business partners by one or more experienced entrepreneurs and experts.


Innosuisse’s Start-up Coaching offers three different programmes, each focusing on specific development aspects in a way that is tailored to each start-up and comes with a voucher for the corresponding amount.

Initial Coaching

Initial Coaching is the entry point to the Innosuisse Start-up Coaching. The programme is limited to maximum of six months and gives you the opportunity to expose possible blind spots in your business idea and define an action plan for upcoming challenges. It lays the foundation and helps to prepare for possible further coaching with Innosuisse.

Core Coaching

Core Coaching is a follow-up to the Initial Coaching. The programme is limited to a maximum of 36 months and gives you the opportunity to further develop your strategy, structure your organisation, enter the market and get expert advice in relevant topics like IP, financial planning, legal aspects or fund raising.

If you successfully complete the Core Coaching, you can also request the Innosuisse Certificate confirming that your start-up is ready for sustainable growth.

Scale-up Coaching

Scale-up Coaching is a programme designed for ambitious start-ups with very high imminent growth potential. Its main objective is to help them refine and implement their growth strategy.

The programme is split in two phases and limited to a maximum of 24 months. It is an opportunity for you to review and implement your approach, with targeted support to establish scalable processes along with an adapted organisational structure. In addition, you can get help with your networking, financing and internationalisation activities.

It is only possible to apply for this coaching voucher within a valid time period (call period).

Last modification 01.04.2022

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