We are Swisscom Ventures …empowering tomorrow’s global tech winners.

…rooted in Switzerland with a global perspective

…trustworthy, stable and committed to startups and entrepreneurs

…going the extra mile to create value and innovation

Who we are

Swisscom Ventures is the venture capital arm of Swisscom AG, the leading telecom and ICT provider in Switzerland. Since 2007, we have invested in over 50 technology companies from our offices in Switzerland (Zurich and Bern) and the USA (Silicon Valley). We invest in 6-8 new companies every year representing a total volume of $30-50m p.a.

Our Value Add

As a strategic investor, we offer entrepreneurs access a broad range of portfolio services in addition to financial support. Those comprise the use of Swisscom’s technical infrastructure but also access to market channels and key experts in the lines of Business

Operations

We provide you with access to key experts from operations, technical development, finance, sales, marketing and talent development.

  • Access top talents and engineers from Swisscom and Digital Business Unit
  • Calibrate your pricing, marketing and sales strategy
  • Utilize telco cloud services and data center infrastructures

Expertise

We have thousands of trusted customer relationships in Switzerland, a strong distribution network and run a carrier-grade and secure data & ICT infrastructure.

  • Pilot products with selected customer groups
  • Optimize the technology stack for hyper growth
  • Receive advisory on challenging strategic key questions

Scale

We have forged strategic partnerships with global tech companies and also co-invest with well-known multi-billion Silicon Valley investors.

  • Work with Swisscom’s key account management
  • Get your products listed in Swisscom shops or marketplaces
  • Benefit from Swisscom’s global technology partnerships and roaming agreements

Network

We can connect you to key executives at industry events, feature you at Swisscom’s Innovation Days and super-charge your audience reach through professional marketing and PR.

  • Meet CxOs of multi-national companies
  • Connect with tier 1 investors from corporate and VC
  • Be on stage at telecom and media summits in Switzerland and abroad

What we have achieved

29

# Investments done in Switzerland

29

# Investments done abroad

7

# New investments last 12 months

26

# Exits since inception

258

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