Venture Leader China / Fintech

Venture Leaders


The Venture Leaders – the members of the Swiss National Startup Teams – have a clear-cut goal. They envision themselves as global players and want to take the first step to their global expansion. Venturelab has 17 years of bringing Swiss startup teams to high-tech hotspots: Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. These business development programs are specifically structured to help them achieve this goal.

See full Venture Leaders Alumni list here:


Venture Leader China


Venture Leaders China is a unique 10-day business development program co-organized by Venturelab and swissnex China for the Swiss National Startup Team, leading them on a pitching and fundraising roadshow across 5 Chinese megacities: Beijing, WEF (Tianjin/Dalian), Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong during 10 days.

Every year, 10 carefully selected high-tech entrepreneurs get a unique chance to give their technology and business a commercial boost. The roadshow offers the startups unparalleled exposure and insight into the Chinese market, along with learning about business opportunities and getting insights from experts.


Venture Leader Fintech


Every year VentureLab select the 10 best Swiss Fintech startups for an intensive investor roadshow in New York or in Hong Kong, two of the most important fintech hubs in the world. This Year for the first time, swissnex China accompagnied a top-class delegation of Swiss Fintech startups in Hong Kong.



How to Apply ?


Become a member of Venture Leaders China 2020. Only the Top 10 selected Startups will have the unique chance to join the Swiss National Startup team every year and experience this intense 10-day business development program. It is a unique and exclusive opportunity to meet top international investors and industry leaders to build an exceptional business network.

Application deadline: 12.03.2020 on VentureLab



“We had the chance to pitch outdoors in the Embassy Garden in front of a large audience (I think the pictures speak for themselves). The audience was hand-selected and personally invited. Never have I ever seen such a high-level audience of relevant contacts at an event. I was contacted by several interested investors and potential partners. It was a blast.”
Simon Bachmann
CEO at IDUN Technologies
“This 10-day trip here in China helped us to see the different possibilities offered to us to enter the market early. We have a lot of different prospects that we now must follow up. We have had 5-6 meetings already with people we met at the pitching events.”
Dominik Trost
Founder & Marketing Manager at Holo |One
” The baggage that we bring back from China is certainly heavier than at the beginning, on a human level, of knowledge and experience.”
Yannick Kopp
CCO & Business Development Lead at Loriot