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Welcome to our innovation community!

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Community is key to helping entrepreneurs connect with each other, with investors and with local players as they spread their roots in the canton of Geneva. It’s a core part of our strategy and a proven success.
 
Many of our events are open to anyone interested in learning more about the incredible innovations happening right here in the canton of Geneva, from Plan-les-Ouates to Campus Biotech. We hope you’ll join us in-person or online!
Don't miss out on any events - join our mailing list!

At FONGIT, we’re proud of our strong community of innovators and people who want to help innovators.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Thu, 13 Jun
    Campus Biotech
    13 Jun 2024, 12:00 – 13:45 CEST
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    13 Jun 2024, 12:00 – 13:45 CEST
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    Join us at Campus Biotech to learn about the lessons learned from coaching over 200 life sciences startups.
  • Tue, 18 Jun
    Zoom
    18 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    18 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    Join our interactive webinar with keynote speakers Guillaume Mares and Natacha Andenmatten. In this session, you'll discover what are the best ways to avoid a burn out during your startup journey. See you online!
  • Thu, 20 Jun
    Fongit HQ (6th floor)
    20 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Fongit HQ (6th floor), Rte de la Galaise 34, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
    20 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Fongit HQ (6th floor), Rte de la Galaise 34, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
    Get coffee, get informed, get connected!
  • Tue, 25 Jun
    Campus Biotech
    25 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    25 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 10:30
    Campus Biotech, Chem. des Mines 9, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
    Get coffee, get informed, get connected!
  • Thu, 27 Jun
    Zoom
    27 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    27 Jun 2024, 12:30 – 14:00
    Zoom
    Join our interactive webinar with Norbert Racskó, CEO & Co-founder of Swiss Tomato. In this session, you'll discover how successful startups turn concepts into winning digital products. The presentation will feature various real-life examples from Switzerland. See you online!
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Quels sont les différents types d'événements qu'organise la FONGIT?

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What different types of events does FONGIT organize?

What kind of events do we do, and which one is for you?

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Café+Croissant

In-person event
Open to the public

This monthly event brings together the entire FONGIT team and leading entrepreneurs from our innovation community. It's the perfect opportunity for attendees to find out what has been going on in the Geneva startup community, hear from entrepreneurs themselves, and expand their professional network, all while enjoying coffee and croissants.

Join us at Campus Biotech for a life sciences focus, or come to our headquarters in Plan-les-Ouates to learn about our whole ecosystem.

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FONGIT:Force

In-person event
Open to the public

The FONGIT:Force is our monthly program of in-person workshops from international thought leaderstargeted at entrepreneurs of fast-growing startups (but anyone interested is welcome to attend).Participants will walk away with actionable insights and an accelerated understanding of different challenges (e.g. commercial, technical, and human) that they need to address when launching a product and growing a business.

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Lunch-Learn

Online event
Open to the public

This event is the same as FONGIT:Force but online, in order to reach a wider audience by making it more easily accessible.

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FONGIT-Life

In-person event
Open to the public

Targeted at our life sciences community, these in-person workshops at Campus Biotech have the same format as a FONGIT:Force, featuring talks from international thought leaders and a networking lunch.

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FONGIT-Espresso

Online event
Open to the public

A series of fast-paced, 30-minute online webinars designed to provide attendees with concise yet powerful insights on various topics related to startups and entrepreneurship.

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Investor Events

In-person event
By invitation

Every year, we organize several events specifically dedicated to connecting startups with investors.To date, these meetings have been organized with the investor groups SICTIC (Swiss ICT Investor Club) and BAS (Business Angels Switzerland).

Alexandra Osváth, FONGIT's Head of Marketing, Communications, and Engagement talks about the value our community brings to entrepreneurs

Alexandra Osváth, FONGIT's Head of Marketing, Communications, and Engagement talks about the value our community brings to entrepreneurs

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