For Startups

The CTI Market Entry Camp US is an acceleration program for Swiss start-up companies looking to enter the US market or to validate their business ideas in the fast-growing tech ecosystem of New York. The visiting entrepreneurs can benefit from tailored advice and connections from the swissnex team and local mentors while using our office space as their launchpad for their first steps in the US. More about the Camp ›

 

Calling swiss startups in fintech

Are you an entrepreneur in Fintech, based in Switzerland? Are you looking to explore the US market, planning to build a global startup? Apply now to become a member of the Swiss National Fintech Startup Team 2017 and travel to New York with us! Learn more

 

Meet our Junior Project Managers! 

Our New York Team is growing! Oliver Haugen, Head of the Outpost, receives support from three skilled and enthusiastic Junior Project Managers this Spring and Summer, all from different universities and backgrounds. Meet them here! 

 

Events

Hors Pistes at Wanted Design Brooklyn, May 17 - 23, 2017 

From Left To right: Tables – Micael Filipe, Zélé Ouattara, Fanitta Sontié, & Natogoma Traoré, Banfora 2014. Photo: ©Émile Barret / Hors Pistes; Zaworé – Alphonse Ouedraogo & Studio Monsieur, Ouagadougou 2013. Photo: ©Émile Barret / Hors Pistes; Ouagadougou 2013. Photo: ©Fabrice Schneider / Hors Pistes. 

From Left To right: Tables – Micael Filipe, Zélé Ouattara, Fanitta Sontié, & Natogoma Traoré, Banfora 2014. Photo: ©Émile Barret / Hors Pistes; Zaworé – Alphonse Ouedraogo & Studio Monsieur, Ouagadougou 2013. Photo: ©Émile Barret / Hors Pistes; Ouagadougou 2013. Photo: ©Fabrice Schneider / Hors Pistes. 

Hors Pistes, an international collaborative residency program, initiates creative encounters, enabling young designers to discover foreign traditional techniques, and artisans to diversify the eld of application of their know-how. The exhibition at Wanted Design Brooklyn – marking the initiative’s US premiere –  will showcase a selection of objects, images, and publications from the two previous Hors Pistes workshops held in Burkina Faso – Ouagadougou in 2013 and Banfora in 2014. Learn more 

 

Swiss Touch presents: 
Craftsmen & designers, story of encounters

Thursday May 18, 5:00 – 6:15 PM

A conversation with Dimitri Bähler, Swiss designer and participant in the Hors Pistes residency in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Amandine David, Co-founder of Hors Pistes, an international residency program promoting collaboration between designers and artisans; Andrea Lipps, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Nicolas Randin, Former Head of Swiss Cooperation Office in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, currently Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations.  More info and RSVP here

 

Save the Date: Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days, August 20 - 23 in NY

August 2017, we will host the 4th edition of the Swiss US Energy Innovation Days in New York City. This initiative, launched by swissnex Boston and the Swiss Federal Office for Energy in 2014, will bring a delegation of leading energy experts from Switzerland to New York for a learning journey on how this "mega-city" deals with the challenges, risks and chances of the changing energy world. More information will follow. 

 

Past Events

February 15, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square

Mapping graphig design history in switzerland

Robert Lzicar and Davide Fornari will be in the U.S. for a multi-stop tour to present their co-edited book, Mapping Graphic Design History in Switzerland. Join us for their NYC event! 

 

JANUARY 12, WEWORK CHARGING BULL - CO-HOSTED BY HEC LAUSANNE

 

Future of Money: Cybersecurity in FinTech
November 28, Wework charging bull

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From left: Joseph Callahan (Moderator), Shira Kaplan, Spiros Margaris, Volodymymyr kuznetsov, Andrew Jamison. 

From left: Joseph Callahan (Moderator), Shira Kaplan, Spiros Margaris, Volodymymyr kuznetsov, Andrew Jamison. 

switzerland at Northside Festival 2016