25 Swiss entrepreneurs among the Forbes 30Under30


Last year 17 persons from the Swiss start-up scene made it to the Forbes 30under30 2019 list for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This year their number rose to almost 30.


The Forbes 30under30 entrepreneurs of 2019 have been revealed presenting 90 pioneers from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. As opposed to the previous year, the current list comprises of 30 Swiss personalities among them are 27 entrepreneurs and people with a link to startups such as researchers or supporters. The following list present the 27 personalities in their designated categories.  Category Tech Gnanli Landrou - Pioneer Fellow, ETH Zürich and founder of Oxara: transforms construction waste into sustainable concrete Reto Trachsel and Judith Noerpel-Schneider – co-founder, Pricenow: provides a fully automated dynamic pricing online with focus on tourism and leisure industry Bernhard Winter and Pascal Buholzer - co-founder, Scewo: developed a wheelchair that can climb staircases Yoko Spirig, Ben-Elias Brandt and Timo Horstschäfer - co-founder, Ledgy: developed a platform for equity management and investor relations Benjamin Bonnal, Timothée Peter and Arthur Gay - co-founder, Motionpilot: developed a drone remote control for First-person view drones (via live view video goggles) allowing to fly from the intuitive movement of the hand Giovanni Cavolina, Chester Houwink - co-founder, 9T Labs: developed a technology to 3D print carbon fiber composites to produce high strength, lightweight parts Massimo Mannino - co-founder, Novalytica: simplifies access to data-driven decisions with user-friendly data tools. Flurin Jenal - co-founder, Struckd: developed the next-generation virtual gaming platform for playing and creating 3D games Guido Zichittella - Doctoral Researcher at the Advanced Catalysis Engineering Group at ETH Zurich: develops technologies enabling valorization of natural gas into commodities at the source of extraction to eliminate flaring practices and reduce CO2 emissions.   Category Investment Patrick Stäuble – Founder & CEO, Teylor: offers corporate credit to SMEs in less than 10 minutes. Julien Hawle and Markus Besler - Co-founder, Styxchange: enables its customers to automatically integrate blockchain-transactions into their accounting system Lucas Ereth - Managing Partner, Gentwo Digital: developed the world's first issuing platform for financial products in the crypto space. Max-Hervé George - founder, Ultima Collection: built up a hotel and real estate empire worth CHF 700 million   Category Leadership Raphael Reber - Founder & CEO, Zeilenwerk / co-founder Impact Hub Bern: Zeilenwerk develops web and mobile apps, Impact Hub Bern is the leading entrepreneurial network in Bern Deborah Dörig - President, START Global, organises the START Summit in St. Gallen with 3000 participants Laura Seifert – co-founder & CFO, WeSpace: the first-to-open women focused co-working space in Switzerland in the heart of Zurich Alexis Weil - founder & CEO, Seniors@Work: enables individuals, organisations and companies to contact older people and use their specialist skills and experience for smaller and larger assignments.   Kevin Schellinger – Founder & CEO, Oyoba: is developing the next-generation digital bank   Category Life Isabelle Siegrist - founder Sandborn: company builder, advising start-ups and corporates