Info & Registration

4th Bernese Business Creation Competition

Do you have a promising business idea? Your participation in the 4th Bernese Business Creation Competition will bring you one step closer to your own company! Qualifying in the first round will give you access to coaches, exclusive workshops and a valuable network. You will develop your idea into a business model and write your (first) business plan with professional support. The jury assesses the business plan and the best five teams/persons are given the opportunity to present their business model to the audience and jury at the BBCW award. The best three business models reaching the final round will be awarded prize money not exceeding a total amount of CHF 18,000.

Conditions of Participation
BBCW Process

Teams

Acoustic Intelligence

Acoustic Intelligence

Idea
Use of acoustic / sound for process monitoring in industry

Team
Mo Hager

Website
www.acousticintelligence.ch

Indigen

Indigen

Idea
Using unique experiences to connect Swiss and Expats and helping us all battle the global loneliness epidemic

Team
Johanna Bousfield

Website
www.indigen-switzerland.com

PeriVision

PeriVision

Idea
Development of a device for the diagnosis and monitoring of eye diseases such as cataracts at home, in pharmacies, retirement homes and at family doctors

Team
Jan Stapelfeldt
Serife Kucur
Raphael Sznitman

Sine Cycles

SineCycles

Idea
Development of an electric motorcycle that combines state-of-the-art electric drive technology with a retro design

Team
Bruno Forcella

Webseite
www.sinecycles.com

Bienvenue Studios

Bienvenue Studios

Idea
Optical natural phenomena translated into (print) design products and graphic orders

Team
Oliver Hirschier
Xiaoqun Wu

Website
www.bienvenuestudios.ch

LiveRisk

LiveRisk

Idea
Medical platform for real-time monitoring of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Team
Mirunalini Thirugnanasambandam
Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk
Raniero Pittini

PengProject

Peng Project

Idea
Get involved, engage and network – effectively and value-adding. Peng, the social initiative for a stronger future.

Team
Angela Krenger

Surgeon's Lab

Surgeon's Lab

Idea
Production of phantoms for training of surgical interventions

Team
Luca Sahli
Frederik Johnson Joseph

B inGame

B inGame

Idea
Advertising through product placement and sponsered content in games

Team
Ratheeban Rajakumar

Machine.MD

MachineMD

Idea
Development of a novel apparatus for eye diagnostics

Team
Matthias Abegg

Pharmacogenetic Decision Support

Pharmacogenetic Decision Support

Idee
Use of pharmacogenetic diagnostics to prevent medication errors

Team
Kevin Tippenhauer

Urodea

URODEA

Idea
We offer an innovative solution for underactive bladders

Team
Franceso Clavica
Dominik Obrist
Fiona Burkhart
Marc Schneider
Yoan Civet

Challenge Me

ChallengeME

Idea
App for challenges among friends in the field of sports, nutrition, personal development, environmentally friendly behavior, etc. Business model with “Sponsored Challenges”

Team
Yasmin Wieland
Micha Schindler
Fabio Haussener
Daniel Frauchiger
Raffael Krebs

Website
www.getchallengeapp.co

makalu.coffee

makalu.coffee

Idea
To simplify the selection of specialty coffees and to deliver fresh, matching coffee directly from the roasting house to each customer.

Team
Emanuel Roth
Nik Staub
Mischa Berger

Relai

Relai

Idea
Web and mobile application that enables private investors to automate recurring investment in digital assets

Team
Julian Liniger
Bernd Lapp
Stefaan Ponnet

Wander Gespräche

WanderGespräche

Idea
WanderGespräche offers guided theme walks in Switzerland via smartphone. The goal is to bring people back to the fresh air again and thereby make them have exciting discussions.

Team
Seline von Bergen
Abiraa Arullanantham

Network

Jury

With evidence of their achievement with their own business activities and public commitment, a prestigious jury of well-known personalities from the business community, independently assessed the business ideas and models of the participating teams. The jury assessed the quality and potential of the business idea or business model in both the first (elevator pitch) and second (BBCW award ceremony) evaluation rounds.

Daniel Bloch

Jurymitglied Daniel Bloch

Co-owner & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chocolats Camillie Bloch SA

Nicole Loeb

Jurymitglied Nicole Loeb

Owner & Member of the Board of Directors
Loeb AG

Andrea B. Roch

Andrea B. Roch

CEO
Business4you
&
Initiator and Advisory Board Member
Entrepreneur Club

Philippe Stüdi

Philipp Stuedi

Private Equity Expert

Coaches

With many years of practical experience and a strong connection to entrepreneurship, experts support the participating teams in the form of coaching in tandem. They not only support the teams in the development of the business model, but also offer assistance in preparing the business plan.

Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf

Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf

Director Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Universität Bern
&
Initiator
Entrepreneurship Center

Yacine Bouazdia

csm_Yacine-Bouazdia_904a5b4b95

Project Manager Startup
be-advanced ag

Prof. Aron Braun

Coach Aron Braun

Lecturer
Berner Fachhochschule
&
Entrepreneur / Business Angel

Marcela Garcia Freire

Coach Marcela Garcia Freire

Senior Consultant
SBB AG

Dr. Urs Guggenbühl

csm_Urs-Guggenbuehl_29a9a379e6

Head Startup-Program
be-advanced ag

Prof. Dr. Kim Tokarski

Kim Tokarski

Head Continuing Education Business
Berner Fachhochschule

Experts

The participants receive additional support from our experts. Thanks to their broad and specialised experience, they can impart knowledge in a targeted manner and further support the participants through their specific network.

Sponsors & Partner

Gold Sponsors

PostFinance
EY
Standortförderung Kanton Bern

Sponsors

CSL Behring
Mobiliar
Handels- und Industrieverein
Emch

Partner

Berner Fachhochschule (BFH)
be advanced
Switzerland Innovation Park Biel/Bienne
Impact Hub Bern
Ambralaw
Creative Hub
Swiss Economic Forum (SEF)

Press reports

Pressebericht Berner Zeitung

Success stories