Who, what, where and how
THE FONGIT STORY
The “Fondation Genevoise pour l’Innovation Technologique” – FONGIT, is Switzerland’s premier innovation incubator supporting innovative tech ventures in Geneva.
Founded in 1991, Fongit has an excellent track record of building successful companies.
We are a private, non-profit foundation, benefitting from the support of the State of Geneva.
Our mission is to transform technological innovation into social and economic value in the Geneva region.
As the premier startup innovation platform in Switzerland, we have grown with the startup scene and connected our entrepreneurs with all the best that Geneva and Switzerland has to offer. We engage as part of the largest active social community for startup innovation in western Switzerland.
Our successful startups of today, support the startups of tomorrow by sharing their experiences, insights and best practices. You can find serial entrepreneurs and innovators in all fields of tech. The best way to connect with our community is to attend one of our events - you can find them on our socials or by signing up for our newsletter.
Fongit currently supports 100 innovative companies representing 1000+ jobs in professionally-equipped offices & laboratory space. Our entrepreneurs develop innovative ICT, Engineering, and Life Sciences companies.
Our foundation supports early-stage, innovative tech ventures by providing fully-equipped offices & labs, administration & accounting, business coaching, and access to finance.
Fongit is made for innovators by innovators. Our team has all the skills necessary to support successful startups. We pride ourselves in a practical, hands-on approach which comes from real-life experience and 30 years of supporting startups.