Venture Challenge #4: Raise the first investment

22.05.2023 | 17:30 - 19:30
ETH Campus Zentrum, Student Project House, Clausiusstrasse 6/8, 8006 Zürich
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The series of six workshops is based on a mission and challenge approach to enhance the validation and execution of your business case. Our goal is to support the best startup talents in Switzerland in order to build world-class startups the fastest way possible.

Accelerate your startup project with the support of successful founders and industry leaders. Apply for this workshop if you have an innovative startup project and the ambition to conquer the world. Student, doctoral candidate, postdoc or member of staff at ETH Zurich, or any other Swiss university carrying a solid high-tech startup project are also more than welcome to join the program, please don't hesitate to contact Raffael:

The Venture Challenge workshops will:

- Inspire your entrepreneurial journey

- Shape your entrepreneurial proposal

- Start networking in the Swiss startup ecosystem


Venture Challenge #4:  Raise the first investment

- Accessing investors

- Get ready for the funding process

- Close the investment 

Speaker of the Night: Nadine Geiser, Principal of WorldFund

About: Nadine Geiser is a Principal at the venture capital fund WorldFund where she invests in science-driven startups that tackle climate change. Nadine studied biotechnology at TU Munich and NTU, Singapore before completing a PhD at ETH Zurich. After that, she worked in Amsterdam for M Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Merck KGaA and in the equity research department of Bank Vontobel, an investment bank in Zurich, before joining Swiss venture firm Redalpine. Nadine is also a member of the advisory board of the @Bioinnovation Institute by Novo Nordisk, Denmark where she follows her passion to support bioscientists on their journey to become entrepreneurs.

World Fund is the leading European climate tech VC. We back entrepreneurs building climate tech that can save at least 100Mt CO2e emissions per year and generate superior returns. We invest in startups from Seed to Series B, in the five biggest greenhouse gas emitting sectors: energy, food, agriculture and land use (FALU), manufacturing, construction, and transportation to drive the transition to a regenerative world.