Startup Speed Dating

Location

Dozentenfoyer ETH (HG K 30.5)

Date

13.11.2019

Time

17:00-21:00

The Startup Speed Dating connects students and startups in a simple way: you will meet startup founders in short 6-minutes “speed-dates” followed by a networking apéro and afterparty.

At the beginning of the evening, each startup gets a chance to present a 30-second pitch. Then, the participants and the startup get to meet and to choose who they are going to have speed-dates with. Afterwards, it’s speed-dating time, with 12 rounds of speed-dates, and as many opportunities for the startups and the participants to get to know each other more. Once you’re on a date, the possibilities are limitless!

For Students

You get the chance to meet a variety of great startups. The matching process gives you the chance to pick your favorites and meet the founders on a 6 min speed date. Once you’re on a date, the possibilities are limitless. You might get an internship, write your thesis with the company or even become a co-founder. Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to meet Zurich’s emerging startup scene and apply now. The event is free for admitted candidates and admission is madatory.

For Startups

You get the chance to expose your enterprise, project or idea in a 30 second pitch to highly skilled, carefully selected candidates. Whether you are looking for co-founders, employees or researchers, you will find them among the 120 candidates through the matching process. You get 12 slots for speed dates to get what you are looking for. The price ranges for participation will be announced soon. You’ll find a detailed explanation in the application form. You can also apply to become a Premium startup with a large booth.

Schedule

  • 17:00 Registration of startups
  • 17:30 Startup briefing
  • 17:45 Participant registration
  • 18:15 Startup pitches
  • 19:00 Round 1 (three interviews)
  • 19:25 Round 2 (three interviews)
  • 19:50 Break
  • 20:00 Round 3 (three interviews)
  • 20:25 Round 4 (three interviews)
  • 20:50 Networking

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

We welcome applications from anyone who is interested in working with a startup. However, we give priority to students.

Nope! It is a very casual event.

We will contact you within 1 or 2 days after the application deadline via email. So be sure to put the right email when applying!

You really don’t need to, however you are free to do so. You will exchange contact details and have a chat anyway.

Startups will dispose of a small table, primarily used for the dates. You can bring gimmicks and such.

We will contact you within 1 or 2 days after the application deadline via email. So be sure to put the right email when applying!

 
If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact under ssd@entrepreneur-club.org .

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