The Startup Champions Seed Night is an annual startup presentation event bringing together the most promising entrepreneurs from EPFL and beyond, angel investors, mentors, industry leaders and scientists for an audience of 250+ people. The objective of the event is to showcase fast-growing entrepreneurial projects to the community and educate the audience about seed investment.
The next edition will be on Tuesday March 31st, 2020 at the Forum Rolex Learning Center.
Please find registration and all information about the 2020 edition here.
Here below, you will find information on startup participants and pictures of the event from the previous editions.
Startups and information
Program of the 2020 edition:
17:00 Doors open for startups exhibition
18:30 Welcome words
19:00 Keynote, Eddie Roschi, Co-founder , Le Labo Fragrances, EPFL Alumni CH’94
19:15 Pitch competition
20:15 Prix Isabelle Musy, Award Ceremony for a woman entrepreneur
20:30 Final with the four best startups
20:45 Closing words, buffet networking and startups exhibition
Eddie Roschi is an entrepreneur in the beauty sector and expert in emotional marketing and product development, retail, and marketing strategy. He was born in Switzerland, grew up in Italy, Hong Kong, Brazil, and Canada, worked in Geneva, Paris and New York and is now based in Lisbon. He is fluent in English, French, Portuguese and conversant in Spanish and Italian.
With a MSc in chemical engineering from the EPFL and an MBA from INSEAD, Eddie has worked for over 20 years in a variety of sectors in the world of fragrance and product development, both at Firmenich and at L’Oreal, and has co-founded beauty brand Le Labo Fragrances before selling it to Estee Lauder Companies.
The 20 startups that will take part in the pitch competition will be soon announced.
The event is kindly supported by:
The event is co-organized by: