Alpine High-Tech Venture Forum 2019


The Alpine High-tech Venture Forum (AHVF) was a unique event for the most innovative entrepreneurs operating in Switzerland and its surrounding regions focused on Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology to meet and present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking for investment and partnerships.

AHVF's 8th edition hosted by
Canton de Vaud will promote again the dynamic and innovative professional entrepreneurs within the Alpine area. It also promoted the venture capitalists in the Alpine area and the rest of Europe to support their partnerships and investments.

The best high growth companies
Some 40 early-stage companies active in the high technology sectors were selected to present at the Forum by the Selection Board, who had assessed them on the basis of their business potential, technology merit, competitive position, investment interest and team experience.

Presenting companies were:

  • From Canton de Vaud and Switzerland
  • From surrounding regions (including Rhône Alpes, Franche Comté, Alsace, Baden Würtemberg, Bayern, Tirol, Aosta, Piemonte, Lombardia, Trentino Alto Adige - Süd Tirol)
  • High technological entrepreneurs focused on ICT, LifeScience and CleanTech

The Alpine High-tech Venture Forum 2019 will also be a part of the 2019 European Venture Contest and the top quartile (best 25%) companies qualified for the European Venture Contest Final which will take place in December 2019.

At the Alpine High-tech Venture Forum 2018 took part 50+ Swiss and International investors, business angels and corporate representatives, and 40 emerging entrepreneurs from the Alpine region presented their projects in front of an investor jury.



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