83% of Swiss professionals already thought about starting their own business
... yet just a fraction of them are actually taking the step due to the high opportunity costs.
- Lets change this! -
The HealthTech Startup Academy provides you the perfect entry gate in order to found your own startup - without quitting your job, yet!
Learn from top-notch experts and experienced founders about entrepreneurship and what it means to start a HealthTech startup. From day one, the hands-on nature of the program allows you to work on your own idea and kick-start your journey.
Get access to a well-proven digital incubation program to turn your idea into a real startup project - self-directed & self-paced.
Community of LikeMinded
Become part of a HealthTech cohort, where you meet likeminded people, potential co-founders, and industry experts to exchange, learn & collaborate with. Share your progress & your challenges with the community and support each other along the entire journey.
Continue your journey
Get the chance to receive a ticket to our Acceleration Program and get introduced to a variety of hand-selected follow-up opportunities from our partner-network during your personal demo-day.
Experts & Facilitators
► meet other future founders
► learn essentials about starting a HealthTech startup from top-notch experts
► self-paced digital incubation program
► turn your initial idea into a startup project
► chance to receive a ticket to the follow-up Acceleration Program
► exclusive intro to our partner organizations
Are you ready?
Or do you need a bit more convincing? Read this article on why 2021 is the perfect year to start your business.
- Now, ready and convinced? -
Apply here for the HealthTech Startup Academy
Questions & Answers
What can I expect from this program?
- 1-Day Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
- 90 Days Access to Digital Incubation Program
- Online-Exchange Platform with Peers and Coaches
- Access to Bluelion Community & Events
- Follow-Up Check with Bluelion
- Course Certificate upon Successful Completion of the Program
What do I get out of the program?
- Clarity - whether you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur
- Insight - if your idea is viable to grow a startup out of it
- Skills - in entrepreneurship and applied lean startup methodology
- Connections - to likeminded entrepreneurs & experts
- Decision support - whether you should quit your job and fully commit yourself to your entrepreneurial journey
- Course Certificate - that confirms the acquired skills during the program
Are there any requirements?
Yes, there are! You need to
- be a professional working in the healthcare sector
- have work experience that allows you relevant know-how in your area
- be motivated
- be ready to kickstart your idea
You fullfill all requirements? Let's get started then
What happens at the end of the program?
At the end of the digital incubation program, the participants get invited to a demo-day with Bluelion to find out, what the ideal follow-up solution for them is. Bluelion itself offers the LikeMinded program a seamless follow-up program to the startup academy.
How much does the program cost?
The Startup Academy, consisting of a 1-day boot camp, access to the digital incubation program and the demo-day costs CHF 800.- / person.
Apply until April 30th 2021 and you can secure one of our Early Bird tickets with a 50% discount!
What about the time commitment?
The program is designed to meet the circumstances of full-time employees. There is one fixed, full day boot-camp that you should be able to attend on-site. Everything else happens at your own pace and according to your own schedule. Check out the application website for more details.