Ask the Entrepreneur at ETH #2: Entrepreneurs and teams


Accelerate your startup with the support of successful founders and industry leaders.


This workshop covers the following topics


Checking the entrepreneurial readiness

Building and structuring the team

Building a networking plan to access key contacts and resources


The workshop: The series of eight workshops is based on a mission and challenging 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. And this is how we work together during our acceleration workshops:


Intro with key tools, checklists and objectives, using benchmark examples from successful founders

Identification of your individual priorities, key missions and tasks

Definition of your objectives and milestones, with a focus on maximized value creation

With experts' support you work and exchange on the identified core missions for your startup

Pitching, debriefing and challenging of your results. Get inputs to improve and accelerate


External industry experts/mentors/supporters will be invited to the workshops.

Apply if you have an innovative startup project and the ambition to conquer the world. Or if you are master student, doctoral candidate, postdoc or member of staff at ETH or EPFL carrying a solid high-tech startup project.

The Ask the Entrepreneur Workshops will help you to:


Shape your entrepreneurial proposal

Build an execution track record

Validate the contents of the "investment-ready" package and offer it to investors