Startup Nights 2023

2–3 Nov 2023 | Winterthur, Switzerland

Friday, 3 November 2023 | 20:30 - 21:30

What makes startup-ecosystems unstoppable?

Location:Main Stage "Unicorn" (Hall 1)
Panel Discussion
113 participants

The speakers on this panel are:

As the Entrepreneurship Program Manager at Swissnex in San Francisco, Julia Bislin coached dozens of Swiss startups to start their internationalization journey successfully. She draws on several years of experience with the infamous Silicon Valley Mindset

Oscar Escalante works at the Startup Unit of KölnBusiness, the Agency for Economic Development of the City of Cologne, among others he is responsible for various projects and initiatives related to startup financing. Previously, he worked as a corporate consultant specializing in strategy and innovation, overseeing projects related to partnerships between startups and established companies, the establishment of innovation units, and corporate spin-offs.

As a Ukrainian Swiss Business Association Board Member, Uliana Pereskotska supports startups and businesses seeking to innovate and expand. She is also co-founder of the MedTech startup Immunotronics.

Philipp Koller is an accomplished professional with a distinguished career in the management of bilateral relations. He currently runs the Desk for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) at the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Bern, Switzerland. Philipp and his team support Swiss companies interested in expanding their presence in Italy. He's a bridgemaker between the Swiss and the Italian ecosystem.

Michael Dudli is on the Board of the Swiss Startup Association and a passionate supporter of the Swiss Startup Ecosystem. Besides, he is the Founder and CEO of Xelon, a Swiss Deep Tech Startup based in Zug.

Christian Meisser is an entrepreneur and lawyer with a focus on the intersection between technology and law. After working for some of the world's top law firms, he built a team of experts with LEXR AG to provide like-minded entrepreneurs with price-predictable legal services that are tailored to the way companies operate and innovate today.

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