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F10 is a Zurich based FinTech Incubator and Accelerator that supports and guides Startups in transforming their ideas into successful companies, all the while stimulating worldwide collaboration with international finance organizations. The accelerator already has a proven track record of innovation, acceleration and product creation for financial services. F10 is sponsored by SIX, the backbone of the Swiss financial center providing a comprehensive range of services in the areas of securities trading, settlement of securities transactions, financial information processing and cashless payment transactions.

The F10 Program

P1

Idea to  Prototype

Idea to Prototype

Once a year, F10 enables up to five teams with great ideas to create prototypes – similar to a one month hackathon. Individuals and employees of corporate members are allowed to apply for the program.

P2

Prototype to Product

Prototype to Product

Teams with a thrilling prototype can participate in the product development program where they develop a minimal viable product and incorporate their startup. Participants are not required to be fully on site.

P3

Product to  Market

Product to Market

F10 acts as platform for fostering meaningful collaboration between startups and F10 corporate members to produce Proofs of Concept – despite having differing speeds, scales and mentalities.

Corporate Members

The backbone of F10

Platinum members

SIX

SIX is the backbone of the Swiss financial center. SIX provides a comprehensive range of services in the areas of securities trading, settlement of securities transactions, financial information processing, and cashless payment transactions. SIX is the backbone of the Swiss financial center. SIX provides a comprehensive range of services in the areas of securities trading, settlement of securities transactions, financial information processing, and cashless payment transactions.

PwC

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Within PwC Switzerland around 2,800 employees and partners in 14 locations in Switzerland and one in the Principality of Liechtenstein help to create the value organisations and individuals are looking for. PwC Digital Services in Switzerland is part of a worldwide community of experts dedicated to helping you not just face digital disruption, but also to thrive on it. Our integrated digital solutions span innovation and strategy through to execution. We combine multi-disciplinary capabilities in digital strategy, transformation, user experience and design, cybersecurity as well as data analytics to help clients with all aspects of their digital transformation.

Baloise Group

The Baloise Group is more than just a traditional insurance company. The changing security, safety and service needs of society in the digital age lie at the heart of its business activities. The 7,400 or so employees of Baloise therefore focus on the wishes of their customers. The best possible customer service, combined with innovative products and services, makes Baloise the first choice for people who want to feel 'simply safe'. Located at the heart of Europe, with its head office in Basel, the Baloise Group is a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its core markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. In Switzerland, with Baloise Bank SoBa, the Group also operates as a specialised financial services provider, offering a combination of insurance and banking services. The Group offers innovative pension products to retail customers throughout Europe from its competence centre in Luxembourg. Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Julius Baer Group

Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group, with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. Julius Baer’s total client assets amounted to CHF 397 billion at the end of June 2016, including CHF 311 billion of assets under management. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., the renowned Swiss private bank with origins dating back to 1890, is the principal operating company of Julius Baer Group Ltd., whose shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: BAER) and are included in the Swiss Market Index (SMI), comprising the 20 largest and most liquid Swiss stocks. Julius Baer employs a staff of close to 6,000, including approximately 1,300 relationship managers, and is present in over 25 countries and more than 50 locations. Headquartered in Zurich, we have offices in key locations including Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Monaco, Montevideo, Moscow, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo. Our client-centric approach, our objective advice based on a unique open product platform, our very strong financial base and our entrepreneurial management culture make us the international reference in private banking.

Generali

The Generali Group is an Italian Group, independent since 1831, with a strong international presence. It is among the world’s leading insurers, with total premium income exceeding €74 billion in 2015. With above 76,000 workers in the world, present in over 60 Countries, the Group has a leading position in Western European Countries and an ever more significant presence in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe and in Asia. In 2015, Generali was the sole insurance company included among the 50 smartest companies of the world by the MIT Technology Review. In Switzerland, Generali has stood for individual insurance solutions in every kind of living situation for 140 years. Almost one million customers rely on the reliable protection it provides from a single source: from property, legal and life insurance to comprehensive pension solutions, as well as attractive fund and bank products. The Generali Switzerland Holding has two head offices, one in Adliswil and one in Nyon. Around 2,000 employees provide qualified advice and excellent service.

Gold members

ERI BANCAIRE

ERI is an international company specialising in the design, development, distribution and support of the integrated, real-time banking and wealth management software package: OLYMPIC Banking System®. Operating in many of the major financial centres, ERI is present in Geneva, Zurich, Lugano, London, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Paris. ERI is focused on providing comprehensive, quality, software with effective system implementation assistance and efficient on-going maintenance and support for clients worldwide. More than 300 banks and financial institutions across over 50 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Asia have already chosen the OLYMPIC Banking System®.

eny Finance

eny Finance is a Swiss financial services provider based in Zürich, who distinguishes itself from other providers through innovativeness, efficient business processes and a modern brand. Established in 2012 eny Finance already generates a yearly turnover of over CHF 20m and has a solid customer base. The current product portfolio concentrates on consumer finance, and several other financial service solutions are in the pipeline.

Partners

Pioneers’ Club PCU

The Pioneers’ Club PCU was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization in order to promote exchange of experience and expertise between young and established entrepreneurs alike. Focusing on innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, the PCU provides Pioneers with a valuable, international and intersectoral network with above-average potential. This exclusive networking platform gives Pioneers the opportunity to meet each other at events or on the PCU Community Platform. Together with F10 the PCU will organize events where FinTech entrepreneurs can meet and exchange their experiences and entreprenuerial challenges.

Digital Festival

At the first Digital Festival in Zurich, important decision-makers, international companies and the tech world will come together to discuss the digital future in the context of the Swiss economy in Zurich from 15–18 September, 2016. With an eye on the challenges and opportunities for the Swiss economy we found the ideal partner for fintech with F10, which is the crux of the matter for finance in Switzerland. With its track record F10 hast proven to move things forward with a huge impact. We are convinced that together with F10 we can move Switzerland forward in digitization.

TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to «Ideas Worth Spreading». TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDxZurich invites the local community of thinkers and shapers located in and around Zurich each year for joining a one day conference for 6 years now. Together with the F10 Accelerator Program as a Main Partner we want to grow and inspire others to think out of the box likewise.

Finance 2.0

Finance 2.0 is the biggest Fintech platform of Switzerland. It is the event of the Fintech ecosystem in Switzerland. Finance 2.0 works closely together with F10, because SIX as the national infrastructure provider, F10 and the SIXHackathon play an important role in fostering the Swiss innovation capacity hands on. This fits perfectly with our philosophy and it is a great enrichment for our Finance 2.0

SICTIC

The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) is a Switzerland based association that connects smart money investors to seed and early stage tech startups. SICTIC Fintech Angels is a vertical of SICTIC with angel investors that invest in Swiss Fintech startups. The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) works closely with F10 and organizes SICTIC Fintech Investor Days to connect smart money investors to startups in the SIX FinTech Incubator F10 to help that they get easier access to funding as they are about to leave the F10 programme.

Process Brand Evolution

A brand is a valuable asset – a strong brand reinforces a company’s competitive advantage, both on a strategic level and in day-to-day business situations. It inspires and shapes the entire organisation: staff, range of services, the way a company communicates with the world. Process Brand Evolution is an independent branding and design agency based in Zurich, Shanghai and Taipei. We work for clients such as Migros, Credit Suisse, BKW, Edelweiss Air and Marché Mövenpick. We define brands and orchestrate them. Our branding experts’ holistic approach provides valuable support for all business undertakings and our work has won numerous awards. Partnering with F10 is a great opportunity to share our know-how in branding and design with young entrepreneurs. It is a fantastic way for us to boost and inspire innovation and great new ideas.

BlueGlass

BlueGlass Interactive is a remarkable international digital marketing agency. Located in Zurich, London and Tallinn. BlueGlass possesses enormous digital marketing know-how and leads numerous well-known clients to commercial success with their online media. Our mission: “To change the way companies market themselves online with extraordinary strategies, services and software, powered by the best minds in digital marketing.” The BlueGlass range of award winning services contains Digital Strategy Consulting, SEO, Content Marketing, Social Media and Digital Campaigns. The main focus is always on quality and sustainability. The data-driven BlueGlass strategies deliver results that impact the client’s business in a measurable way. BlueGlass Interactive understands the need to be nimble and industrious while moving between services to do what’s best for the client’s brand, and not what fits in a constricting month-to-month, cookie-cutter box.

NOIVA

NOIVA is a non-profit organization, founded in Winterthur in 2010 and currently working mainly in the Middle East, particularly in Jordan. It is dedicated to two things, which are … … humanitarian aid As a nongovernmental organization (NGO) NOIVA offers support on different levels to sections of the population under threat: it organizes emergency aid in crisis areas, yet also aims to implement long-term measures of development aid in places with a lack of jobs, schools, children’s homes etc. NOIVA is of the conviction that it is indispensable to support local economies through initiatives, investment and know-how in order «to help people help themselves» in a sustainable way. At this point in time the following projects are carried out on a regular basis: food provisions, home visits, repair and improvement of housing, advice for women and mothers, programs for children, sport projects, creative workshops and computer classes. … reconciliation work The profound conflicts in the Middle East regions unfortunately keep destroying critical progress. This means for us: material support is important, but does not solve the underlying problem. This is the reason why NOIVA also initiates projects reaching across population groups, nations and borders, for example related to the economy, education and the arts. By creating direct contacts reservations and prejudices are reduced; mutual trust can gradually be developed instead. The basis for this commitment is the conviction that a culture of reconciliation and friendship will be at the core of a renewed interconnectedness in the Middle East. The slogan «Shaping Worlds of Peace» expresses NOIVA’s main goal: to create peace – on all levels and by all means.

Go Beyond

Go Beyond Investing is a leading European FinTech company transforming angel investing into a new scalable asset class for small and large, novice to experienced investors. The company offers a unique deal platform, portfolio tools, syndication/pooling, due diligence, investment monitoring services, training and certified deal leaders across technology, industrial, consumer, internet & mobile and impact sectors. Go Beyond is headquarted in Zurich and has a presence in Basel, Brussels, Florida, Lausanne, Madrid, Malta, Munich, and Paris.

VISCHER

VISCHER is one of the leading independent Swiss business law firms. Our team of close to 100 lawyers and tax experts is dedicated to providing effective solutions in legal, tax and regulatory matters. We work across the country out of two offices, located in Zürich and Basel, the two largest business centers of Switzerland.

Moneycab

Moneycab is covering the Swiss economy since 2001. Exclusive CEO interviews and a focus on Startups, Digitization, ITC and Finance make Moneycab the premium source of information for decision makers.