The Startup Champions Seed Night, co-organized by EPFL Alumni, the Innogrants and venturelab, is a leading annual startup presentation event and pitch competition. This year's edition showcased 22 world-class startups, including the 20 winners of the venture leaders China and venture leaders Life Science and some of the most promising early stage companies from EPFL.
The 4 startups in the final, selected by the public, are Darix, Xsensio, Technis and Medial Templates.
Besides the pitch competition, a successful entrepreneur and keynote: Tej Tadi, founder and CEO of MindMaze. MindMaze is an EPFL spin-off founded in 2011 to develop technologies that help patients recover from brain injuries. Mindmaze was valued at $1Bio in 2016, which makes it a Swiss startup unicorn.
This happening welcomed angel investors, mentors, industry leaders, local researchers and students for an audience of 400+ people.