Startups Compete for Zero-Equity Taken Prize Money at MassChallenge Award
MassChallenge™ Switzerland announced the top 13 startups from its 2016 cohort of more than 70 startups total.
Those 13 startups will present to the final judging panel. Judges will have the possibility to distribute up to 1 million CHF according to the merit of the projects that will be presented. In addition, in kind support will be provided to the more promising startups. Winners will be announced at the MassChallenge Awards on November 2nd at Univercité in Renens where the accelerator is based.
“We are very proud of the achievements of all of the start-ups in our cohort. Each one has learned, become stronger and contributed to the success of the first year of MC in Switzerland,” said Ian Roberts, CTO of Bülher, one of the founding partners of MassChallenge Switzerland. “However, we believe that the final 13 have advanced significantly during the MassChallenge programme, and have the potential to become number one in their fields and are on the cusp of major successes.”