General

The event will take place in Winterthur in the Eulachhalls on 3-4 November 2022. There will be no virtual livestream.

The event starts with an opening ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 3rd.

On our page «A look back» you get an impression of all five previous Startup Nights.

As soon as we have the program altogether, we will link it on our website. The stage program will also be accessible on your profile after your registration.

The Matchmaking tool enables Startup-Founders, Investors, Corporates, SME, Universities, Supporters, Partners & Enablers to discover the most fascinating fellow participants and schedule meetings with them.

Yes. Meetings can be planned ahead of the event via our matchmaking tool. Preparing meetings in advance will enhance your experience at the Startup Nights as it makes sure everything goes smoothly. Having spontaneous meetings during the Summit of course will also be possible.

If you have any questions or business inquiries, you can reach out to us via hello@startup-nights.ch.

Arriving at the Startup Nights location

We strongly suggest coming by public transport. Once you arrive at the main train station of Winterthur, exit the station on the side of “Wartstrasse” (after gate 9) and follow our signs that will lead you to the Eulachhallen. It takes 7 minutes on foot.

The closest bus station is “Blumenau”. Use bus 2 or 2E. The main train station of Winterthur is also close enough to the location to walk to the Eulachhallen: 850 metres, 8 minutes maximum.

Zurich airport is only 15 minutes away from Winterthur by train.

At the location itself there are very limited parking lots. We recommend to park at one of the following spots:

  • Bahnhof Parking
  • Parkhaus Kesselhaus
  • Parkhaus Lokwerk
  • KSW Parkhaus (Kantonsspital Winterthur)
  • Parkhaus Stadtgarten
  • Parkhaus Archhöfe

We have pre-reserved rooms in all hotels and accommodations in Winterthur so that your convenience is guaranteed. From hostel to 4-star accommodation – there is something for everyone. Contact us in advance and let us know your preference.

Covid-19

Currently, there are no such restrictions from the federal council. We will keep this FAQ updated and make sure you know the latest covid-related rules that apply at the Startup Nights via E-Mail (register for our newsletter here) and via social media. Follow us on LinkedIn and/or Instagram.

Currently, there are no restrictions for events in Switzerland. However, this may change and we will make sure to keep this section updated and to make sure that all participants can feel safe.

Tickets

As soon as the registration opens, you can buy your tickets directly online here. Until then you can subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know the availability of our tickets and get an earlybird ticket.

No, unfortunately, this will not be possible after you gave the ticket a name holder. You will be able to buy tickets for other people, though.

Yes, you will be able to buy tickets for your team. Make sure that you register the tickets in the name of your team members/colleagues, since there will be no way to change that afterwards.

No, Startup Nights tickets are not refundable.

Startups

Every startup employee and of course every startup founder is eligible to buy a startup ticket.

To apply for the startup pitching competition you must buy minimum one startup ticket, because only then you will get access to the pitching application.

To apply to have a booth in our startup world you must simply fill out the application form that will be provided on the website.

Yes. We provide the Matchmaking tool which lets you reliably connect with investors or other players of the ecosystem.

Investors

The investor ticket is directed towards decision-makers in startups investments or venture capital funds.

At the Startup Nights, startups from different sector present themselves. On set, they are bundled in different thematic worlds such as health, food, finance etc. You will mostly find pre-Seed, Seed and Series-A startups, but also already well-established companies that already passed those stages.

Yes. We provide the Matchmaking tool, which let you reliably connect with startups or other players of the ecosystem. On our Matchmaking tool, you will be able to filter startups by industry, funding stage, or nationality.

If you have any questions or business inquiries, you can reach out to us via hello@startup-nights.ch.