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3 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Lausanne

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 11, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Lausanne has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Lausanne investing across various sectors and industries.

3 Venture Capital Firms in Lausanne

1) Verve Venture

Verve Venture

Since 2010, Verve Capital is an early-stage venture capital investing in European tech entrepreneurs.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland, Germany, France
  • City: Berlin, Zürich, Cambridge, Paris, Lausanne
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Lukas Weber
  • Industries: Big Data & Analytics, SaaS, E-Commerce, Human Resources
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 210
  • Number of exits: 26
  • Funds raised: €250,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: GotCourts, TestingTime, Bring!

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@verve.vc.

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2) Swisscom Ventures

Swisscom Ventures

Swisscom Ventures is a Swiss corporate venture capital firm investing in global tech companies in the early and growth stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland, USA
  • City: Zürich, Bern, Palo Alto, Lausanne
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Dominique Megret
  • Industries: Cloud, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Big Data & Analytics, AI & ML
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage
  • Minimum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 133
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: $199,400,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Flyability, Neo, Scandit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info.startup@swisscom.com.

3) Polytech Ecosystem Ventures

Polytech Ecosystem Ventures

Polytech Ventures is a Swiss venture capital investing in early-stage European startups with an international focus.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Lausanne
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Guillaume Dubray
  • Industries: Fintech, Proptech & Real Estate, Healthcare, E-Commerce
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: CHF200,000
  • Maximum check size: CHF3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 80
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: CHF11,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Relai, UiPath, KiwI

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at yves@polytechventures.ch.

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