venture leaders China 2016 Networking, Investor, and Industrial Partner Matchmaking Events

A series of events from Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

Event Details


October 26, 2016 12:00 am - November 02, 2016 9:00 am Asia/Shanghai (UTC+08:00)


Free but RSVP is required

venture leaders China is a unique 10-day business development program initiated by venturelab and swissnex China to explore the China mainland and Hong Kong potential market for Swiss startups. Before coming to China, the venture leaders program has more than 10 years of experience of bringing more than 100 Swiss startups successfully into the U.S. market.

Now in its third edition, from Oct 25 to Nov 2, the program unites 10 hand-picked high-tech entrepreneurs whose businesses will be given a technological and commercial boost through expert coaching, networking with investors, and pitching event in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.




In the afternoon of October 26th 2016, Embassy of Switzerland in China will be working with Tuspark (Tsinghua University Science Park) to launch a highly exclusive roadshow and match-making event with selected investors and industrial companies. Please find more details below.

Date & Time:  Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 13:30 – 16:30

Location: Garden Lobby, Tsinghua Science Park, No.1 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing

Organizer:  Embassy of Switzerland in China, Tusstar Incubator

Invited guests:  20-30 people limited to investors and relevant industrial partners


13:30-13:40  Welcome by host

13:40-13:45   Welcome by venturelab

13:50-14:15    Short introductions

14:20-14:45   venture leaders’ pitch (2min each)

14:55-15:30   Group discussions

15:30-16:15    Coffee break & networking

16:30-18:00  Transfer to Swiss Embassy

18:30-21:30   Reception at Swiss Embassy, hosted by Swiss Ambassador


Please write directly to Mrs. Chenchen LIU at to register.

We have highly limited seating capacity, so we strongly recommend that you register early to secure your opportunity to talk to 10 top quality Swiss high technology startups!



The Swiss Pitchfest 2016 is an event created by venture leaders China and swissnex China where 10 Swiss Startups who won the prestigious “venture leaders contest” are going to present their technology and business demand to potential investors and business partners.

Date & Time:28 October 2016   11:00-15:00

Venue:9F, 129 West YanAn Road, Hua Qiao Building, JingAn District, Shanghai

Please contact Mr. Allenbach to register (before Oct 24):



General Consulate of Switzerland in Guangzhou and swissnex China sincerely invite you to join “venture leaders China — Swiss Innovation Night” on Nov 1st. Ten Swiss startups in healthcare, environment & agriculture, device & material, who won 2016 the prestigious “venture leader Contest”, are going to present their innovative products targeting China market during our event.

Date & Time:1 November 2016   18:30-21:00

Venue:Room Madrid 3, International Shenzhen, 9009 Shennan Avenue (Shennan Dadao), Overseas Chinese Town, Shenzhen

Please contact Mr. Shi to register (before Oct 24):


Hong Kong

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong and swissnex China are proud to present the 10 Swiss venture leaders 2016 at Mettā with their innovative products to investors, entrepreneurs, local start-up companies and more who are interested in innovation and technology. The evening will begin with opening remarks from Mettā, The Consulate General of Switzerland, and team leader of venture leaders 2016 and lead into the Startup Pitches from each of the 10 Swiss venture leaders. We will close the evening with a reception where members of the startups and innovation communities can network.

Date & Time:2 November 2016   18:30-21:00

Venue:Mettā, 21/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Please register via the link:


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