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14 June 2022
Zürich, Switzerland
Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2022

Swiss Fintech Investor Day 2022

Join the seventh annual Swiss Fintech Investor Day, the largest Fintech funding event in Switzerland. The full day agenda is comprised of content-rich sessions covering a spectrum of investment topics from Angel investing, Venture Capital and M&A. 

09:00Doors Open
10:10A New Paradigm for Investors?

Covid & Russia-Ukraine crisis: A major turning point for financial markets, the economy and the global world order?


Charles-Henry Monchau
Chief Investor Officer at Bank Syz

10:25Do You Have an IP Strategy? Key points and Case Studies

Is your IP and Business Strategy aligned? Examples of successful IP strategies and implications of failing to have an IP strategy


Demian Stauber
Partner at Rentsch Partner Ltd.

10:40How can Investors protect their interests?

Key elements in a Shareholders' agreement


Luzius Zumstein

10:55A New Era in Private Banking?


Schuyler Weiss
CEO at Alpian

11:10Networking break

11:30Switzerland’s Top VCs Discuss Trends, Signals and Opportunities In Fintech

Hear from Switzerland's leading Fintech VCs as they discuss trends, signals and opportunities in Fintech


Krzysztof Bialkowski
Investment Director at TX Ventures


Oliver Huggenberger
Deputy Head of Startup Finance at ZKB


Semih Kacan
Investment Manager at Swisscom Ventures


Aleksandra Laska
Partner at Redalpine


Lukas Weder
Founding Partner at Wingman Ventures

12:00Yokoy’s Story From Startup To Series B

Fireside chat with CCO & Co-Founder of Yokoy, Lars Mangelsdorf, as he shares his story from startup to series B in just 3 years. Joined by Alexander Schläpfer, Investment Partner, Swisscom Ventures.


Lars Mangelsdorf
Co-Founder & CCO at Yokoy Group AG


Alexander Schläpfer
Investment Partner at Swisscom Ventures

12:20Networking lunch

13:30Afternoon welcome

13:40Impact of Venture Capital in Switzerland

Fireside chat: 2 Prominent venture capital investors share their insights on investing in Switzerland


Dr. Thomas Dübendorfer
President at Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)


Dominique Mégret
Head at Swisscom Ventures

14:10Keynote: Building a Unicorn

wefox was founded in Oct. 2015 in Zurich, hear how this InsurTech firm went from startup to Unicorn status and what it takes to build a Unicorn.


Maren Schlieper
Chief Strategy Officer at wefox

14:30Keynote: Integrating Innovation within a Traditional Private bank

Hear from Rani Jabban, Managing Director of Arab Bank Switzerland, as he discusses: key investment interests and strategies for Arab Bank Switzerland


Rani Jabban
Managing Director at Arab Bank Switzerland Ltd.

14:45Crypto Panel: 2022 Opportunities and Trends In Blockchain

Hear from Switzerland's leading Crypto experts as they take a deep dive into the trends and opportunities in Blockchain.


Philipp Cottier
Managing Partner at L1 Digital AG


Luzius Meisser
Chairman at Bitcoin Suisse


Nicola Plain
CEO at Aktionariat


Emi Lorincz
President at Crypto Valley Association, Senior Director Sales & Business Development at Ledger Enterprise

15:15Networking break

16:00Overcoming Cognitive Bias in Product Design


Piotr Herstowski
Cloud Business Manager at ITEO


Agata Marty
Country Manager at ITEO

16:20M&A "Start With The End In Mind" 

Overview of Fintech M&A-trends in Switzerland and globally


Kurt Rüegg
Managing Partner & Chairman at Alantra Investment Banking

16:40MoneyPark Exit To Helvetia (Fireside chat - Journey From Startup To Exit)

Join this fireside chat with Dr. Stefan Heitmann, CEO & Founder - MoneyPark AG and Ralph Mogicato, Vice President - SICTIC, as Stefan shares his story from startup to exit.


Dr. Stefan Heitmann
CEO & Founder at MoneyPark AG


Ralph Mogicato
Vice President at Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC)

17:00Fintech Startups - Live Pitching and Q&A

7 jury-selected Fintech startups - 5 min live pitches followed by 3 min Q&A 

★ Clanq AG 
★ Cow Level - Fintech for Gaming 
★ Equintel GmbH
★ Fundof  (Hyperstandard SA)
★ LeaseTeq AG 
★ Money Masters - (Efrontier Markets S.A.) 


18:10Networking apéro

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Find your next investment from 7 jury-selected Fintech startups pitching for funding to an audience of hundreds of Angel Investors, and VCs like Alpana Ventures, AXA Ventures, btov Partners, DAA Capital Partners, PostFinance CVCQBIT Capital, Sparrow Ventures, Spicehaus Partners, Swisscom Ventures, TX Ventures, Wingman Ventures and ZKB.

Swiss Fintech Investor Day - 2021 recap

Closed since 14 June 2022
Location Aura Event Saal, Bleicherweg 5, 8001 Zürich
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