IFJ Startup Support: Establish your own business easily - since 1989

The IFJ Startup Support is the leading place for entrepreneurs. Since 1989 the IFJ has supported more than 125’000 entrepreneurs on their way to becoming self-employed. Thanks to a lot of experience, personal advice and support you can take advantage of a professional establishment service on www.ifj.ch. The cooperation with their partners, donations and the public allow the IFJ to provide this service free of charge for anyone living in Switzerland. And thanks to the offers from their partners, the establishment of startups can be further supported.

Target groups

The offer from www.ifj.ch is targeted towards people from all over the industry who are on the way of running their own business. Additionally, the IFJ offers you as national startup supporter following programs:

  • www.venturekick.ch: CHF 150‘000 starting capital & coaching for projects from Swiss universities
  • www.venturelab.ch: Support program and access to investors for ambitioned Startups with the intention of expanding internationally
  • www.startup.ch: Yearly Award of the top 100 startups

Benefits and products

  • Most popular establishment service in Switzerland inclusive starting capital and personal advice
  • Free intensive courses for entrepreneurs and startups in your region
  • Yearly over 100 conferences with active networking free of charge in all of Switzerland
  • Special offers from various partners
  • Group of experts which consists of lawyers, jurists, startup experts and companies
  • Most used business plan tool in Switzerland
  • Over 2 million Swiss francs of seed-capital given to innovative startups projects from Swiss universities and institutes of higher learning
  • Support program for innovative Startups with ambitions of expanding
  • Yearly Award of the top 100 startups to the best startups in Switzerland

Use / Evaluation

Since 1989 the IFJ Startup Support helped more than 125’000 entrepreneurs on their way of becoming self-employed and developed itself to a unique Swiss wide platform for innovative startups. Behind their products and offers you can find a lot of experience which they worked upon by helping entrepreneurs create their own business. As the leading place for creating your own business the IFJ offers you on the platform www.ifj.ch tools for creating your own business plan, a tool for bookkeeping and administration, as well as free intensive courses and events with active networking which will provide useful information to you.

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Last modification 27.02.2020

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