Canton de Vaud and Tech Tour will continue the successful Tech Tour Alpine Programme series, presenting you the 9th edition of the leading investment Programme in the Alpine region!


We are delighted to inform you that this year we are returning to Lausanne, Switzerland on 28th October 2021 for an inspiring onsite event providing additional networking opportunities along with the online sessions and activities the Programme presents.  By participating, you will secure growth, exchange international contacts and build long-lasting relations with some of the most active investors and entrepreneurs in the Digital, Health, and Sustainability sectors. 

Meet 30 game-changers in the Alpine region
28 October, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland* (with additional Online sessions on 16-17 November)
  • Investment and partnership around 30 selected emerging companies raising seed or series A investments  
  • Alpine innovation: health, digital, sustainability
  • Emerging phase: companies seeking seed or series A investments, looking to refine their strategies, secure investment, and are interested in new opportunities and approaches
  • Start-ups coming from Canton de Vaud and Switzerland or from surrounding regions (including Rhône Alpes, Franche Comté, Alsace, Baden Würtemberg, Bayern, Tirol, Aosta, Piemonte, Lombardia, Trentino Alto Adige - Süd Tirol)
  • Programme with 12 online sessions or services for selection, strategy, meetings and recognition & an inspiring 1 day live event, if health and travel conditions permit
  • A panel of more than 45 seasoned investors will review all applications and the top 30 ranked companies will be invited to pitch as well as meet potential investors in online one2one meetings
  • Selection or invitation-only for the best entrepreneurs and most active investors, corporations and governmental experts

*if the travel and health conditions allow it



Is this for me?

The programme is designed to help start-ups developing tech solutions in the following sectors:

Programme Timeline:


  • Company application period: 11th May - 23rd August, 2021
  • Selection Panel reviews: 30th August - 12th September, 2021
  • Company selection announced: 20th September, 2021
  • Entrepreneurs Kick-off: 23rd September, 2021
  • Online Venture Academy - 5th - 6th October, 2021
  • Onsite networking event: 28th October, 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Opening Tour: 9th November, 2021
  • Online Pitching Sessions: 16th-17th November, 2021 
  • Online One2One meetings: 16th-18th November, 2021 
Host Partners
Bronze Partners
CPV Partners
Supporting Partners
Programme Partner