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08.
Mar

Startup Essential Workshop #1: The Story of your Startup

The first of this semester’s Startup Essential workshops by Venturelab started with a lesson about how to pitch: the participants had 30 seconds to present their startup idea. It was important to focus on one thing during the pitch: “w...

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03.
Mar

Kick-off with Sensirion

Kick-off with Felix Mayer: Go out and talk to your customers!   This semester’s Kick-off event started with an essential message for any future entrepreneur: Go out there and talk to your customers. Even if your product is still &ldqu...

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29.
Jan

The real thing: YC and formerly Apple CEO at ETH

EC co-hosted a satellite event of the World Web Forum at ETH today. Without a doubt, there's many stars on the sky of entrepreneurship. Startups are almost defined to be cool. However, there's still stars shining brighter than all others.One of th...

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08.
Dec

EC Award

What had been 80 burgers just a semester ago, have become 240. As far I'm concerned - this pretty much sums it up. - ~70 guests -> ~200 guests- 6k CHF -> 18k CHF- very very early-stage projects -> early-stage projects- handwritten checks...

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24.
Nov

ETH EC Fuckup Nights

It’s monday evening in Zurich and one of the coolest bars of the city – the Cabaret Voltaire – is crowded with quite the heterogeneous group: students, professors, entrepreneurs, corporates and random curious people. What...

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17.
Nov

Startup Essential Workshop #8: Closing the Investment

  “Exit is the word that gets me most excited!” How do you get your business funded? In this Venturelab's startup essential workshop Alexander Stoeckel from BrainsToVenture AG shared his expertise on financing your startup....

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10.
Nov

Startup Essential Workshop #7: Building an Investable Venture

In this week’s Startup essential Workshop “Building an Investable Venture” organized by Venturelab, Karim Maizar talked about aspects of financing and how to avoid legal pitfalls for your startup. Karim is Partner at Kellerh...

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06.
Nov

Startup Speed Dating

On Thursday night, the ETH Entrepreneur Club welcomed 100 highly motivated students and 30 innovative startups to the Dozentenfoyer at ETH Zurich to find their match at the Startup Speed Dating. The event kicked off with Startups presenting thems...

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29.
Oct

Interview with Rasmus from HackZurich

Interview by Ragulan Vivekananthan from startwerk.ch. See the original interview here! Rasmus, erzähl unseren Lesern kurz, wer du bist. Was hast du gemacht, bevor du mit HackZurich begannst? Ich promoviere seit knapp über 2 Jahren ...

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21.
Oct

How to start a startup (pt. 1)

Today we conducted the 1st part of the 2-part workshop called "how to start a startup", which is aimed at demystifying what building a startup is actually like and helping you get your first idea off the ground. We proudly presented Alex Crompton...

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