Digital Day: Startups on stage


While Digital Day is about exploring various realms of innovations across Switzerland, it is also the day to discover promising business ideas from the startup scene. On 3rd September 15 startups will take the stage at the main Station in Zurich to pitch before the audience.


Launched in 2017 by digitalswitzerland, the Digital Day brings together experts and the public to discuss questions about changes, hopes and fears, but also how they can combine their potential to shape the future of digital Switzerland. In a fortnight, the third edition of Digital Day will kick-off in 12 locations across Switzerland. Focusing on the theme «lifelong learning» the day features more than 250 talks, discussions, stage shows, expos and courses as well as startup pitches.  At the main station in Zurich, 15 startups will present their business ideas to the audience. On the soapbox, each startup will have 100 seconds to pitch their ideas using only four slides. The Startup Pitching Battle is organised by Startup Invest. The pitching startups in their designated slots are: Slot 1 (10:45-11:20) Collect Id – developed a product authentication ecosystem to enable companies to connect their customers and products. Cyanoguard – developed CyanoKit, the fastest and easiest test for reliable on-site cyanide detection in water, food extracts and blood samples. Dicronis – is developing Lymphit, a diagnostic tool for early tracking of lymphedema. Gilytics – developed a fast computing and 3D visualization technology for complex planning of transportation and energy infrastructures. LiVET – offers a rapid and reliable on-site diagnosis of infectious diseases in animals. Slot 2 (14:15 - 14:50) Okomo – offers sales and service communication software for real-time customer support. Oxygen At Work – the company combines natural plants with modern technology to improve air quality if office spaces. Planted – creates plant-based meat by taking the best raw materials from plants and creating tasty, nutritious, high-protein and juicy planted. Sleepiz - developed a touchless device that captures vital signs of sleep disorders and the sleep environment data in real-time. Seervision – developed a robo camera with video analysis algorithms for real-time object recognition and scene segmentation in video productions. Slot 3 (16:00 - 16:45) Soignez Moi – developed a medical platform where patients can obtain medical consultation, diagnosis or prescription drugs within one hour from general practitioners (GP) Swiss Vault Systems - developed a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis. Vlot – developed software for evaluating family or individual'life insurance coverage needs to help financial institutions advise them better. Holo One - uses mixed reality technology (MR) to help enterprises unleash the unexploited potential to increase productivity. Company 5 to be announced soon. Following the pitches, the audience will nominate the top 3 startups that will further contest on the main stage. The winner will receive 8 hours of free legal consultation with Wenger & Vieli and the runner ups will each receive a voucher from SWISS. (RAN)