What EXPLORE is

EXPLORE is a project founded by START Global and the ETH EC in 2017.
Our vision is to ignite swiss students passion for entrepreneurship and inspire them to become entrepreneurs themselves and develop groundbreaking ideas. We believe that combining business and technology can solve society ́s challenges and foster switzerland as an innovative country.

Hereto we bring a combination of HSG and ETH students to the most important hubs for entrepreneurship and innovation. Before the trip the participants will attend various workshops and START Summit 2019.

Finally, this year ́s EXPLORE Trip will bring high profile students to Barcelona in April. After this trip, the students will bound again in a workshop and the project partners will foster their further education, networking and inspiration on entrepreneurship.

What will await you

During this intensive fieldtrip, we will collaborate with:

START-UPS

ACCELERATORS

VENTURE CAPITALISTS

BRIGHTEST MINDS

INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

The local program consists of various speeches, workshops, office tours, speed dating opportunities
with startups, evening events with founders and many more.

Participants
Why you should participate

LEARN

Exchange knowledge and experiences among each other and learn from successful business owner and VCs.

CONNECT

Build valuable lifelong relationships among the participants and with the local partners to contribute to the future of innovation together.

GET INSPIRED

Dive into the local startup-ecosystem and be inspired by the entrepreneur’s visionary ideas and personal stories

Corporate Partners
Why EXPLORE is interesting for you

TALENTS

  • Get in contact with highly talented and innovative students from the best Swiss Universities, including ETH and HSG

BRANDING

  • How does “EXPLORE powered by (your organization)” sound?

CASE STUDY

  • Let science and business students solve together a company-specific case study for you followed by a presentation of their ideas and creative approaches

NETWORK

  • Build up a valuable network and create a link between your organization and future Swiss entrepreneurs

CONTENT

  • Show and get awareness for your organization on various marketing channels with our fieldtrip

INSPIRATION

  • Identify emerging trends and gather inspiration for your organization and help us to ignite young talents

Selected Partners

Previous Fieldtrips: Berlin 2017

Previous Fieldtrips: Silicon Valley 2018

Your contact at HSG:
Alex Han
EXPLORE Lead | START Network
Mobile: +41 78 925 15 19
Email: alex.han@startglobal.org

Your contact for EPFL, UZH and ZHAW:
Sarah Bieri
EXPLORE Lead | Neo Network
Mobile: +41 79 574 21 65
Email: sarah@neonetwork.ch

Your contact at ETH:
Manuel Josephson
EXPLORE Lead | ETH Entrepreneurs Club
Mobile: + 41 79 812 38 37
Email: josephsohn1@gmail.com

EXPLORE is an initiative by: