START Contest
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Event Description

This 6-month constant support prepares you for each step and allows you to consolidate your entrepreneurial knowledge and develop your soft skills.

The winner receives 3 years of coaching with Genilem, advantages with local partners and a monetary prize of 30’000 CHF.

Finally, all participants are winners thanks to this permanent support throughout the competition, to the visibility given to them and to the other prizes awarded during the competition.

Event Timeline




Benjamin Weill

Entrepreneur, formateur
and start-up coach

Christophe Barraud

Coach en développement d'entreprises

Nadine Reichenthal

Chargée de cours en Entreprenariat UNIL et UNIGE, Directrice Entrepreneurship

Frédéric Tissot

Director, Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise
EY Switzerland

Hugh Reeves

Managing Associate
Avocat, MLaw, LL.M.

Réginald Bien-Aimé

Entrepreneur, Community
Catalyst, Corporate speaker

Raphaël Lutz

Fondateur Studio Raphaël,
Lutz / HyperAktiv
/ Designer's Table

Fabio Monte

Responsable opérationnel

Anne Liquois

Head of innovation program, Hub UNIL

Paolo Pizzolato

Head of Venture Capital

Kenneth Lee

Nuclear Fusion PhD,
Founderful Campus