The Technology Fund offers loan guarantees to Swiss companies whose novel products contribute to a sustainable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
The Technology Fund is a great opportunity for climate-tech companies like Exnaton AG to obtain non-dilutive funding. This considerably strengthens our position to compete internationally.
Co-founder Exnaton SA
Driven by the inflow of disruptive projects from research labs, the EPFL Innovation Park expects to host a growing number of companies contributing to a sustainable reduction in GHG emissions. To succeed, they need a new generation of investors and funds like the Technolgy Fund, focused on the long-term positive impact.
Head of Sustainability, EPFL Innovation Park
Thanks to a guarantee from the Technology Fund, startups gain access to bank loans and benefit from very good conditions.
Co-founder KEMARO AG
We have several companies in our portfolio that have either received backing from or are in the process of applying to the Technology Fund. They are all grateful for this non-dilutive form of financing and are thrilled that this is an option in Switzerland. Most other European countries do not have such a flexible solution on offer.
Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch
Founding General Partner, Privilège Ventures
The provision of funding to climate-tech start-ups when little other support is present is an essential role played by the Technology Fund. Enabling climate-impact startups to make their way to market is a goal we share with the Technology Fund.
Co-founder and managing partner - Venturelab Ltd
If you care about our planet and you have a big idea, make it happen. Share your dream among smart people and kick off with an accelerator program such as the Boldbrain Challenge. Obtain money from investors and support programs such as the Technology Fund to develop and market it. Make the world a better place to live!
Startup initiatives - Boldbrain Startup Challenge
We have had a long and very collaborative relationship with the Technology Fund. This partnership is one of the many examples of diverse sustainability measures and support opportunities for innovative companies available at our bank.
Director Swiss Corporate Market - ZKB
Climate protection represents a real opportunity for high-tech companies to increase their competitive advantage. Loan guarantees from the Technology Fund are a powerful instrument to bridge their financing gaps.
Managing director - Fondazione Agire
The Technology Fund is an important partner of Swisscanto Private Equity in financing Swiss technology companies, speeding up the decarbonization process and bringing the world into a carbon-neutral future.
Senior Investment Director - Swisscanto Private Equity
For Switzerland, it is imperative that we make use of research findings from academia to establish the globally successful companies of tomorrow, and thus play our part in solving the climate problem. The Technology Fund plays a critical role in this endeavor.
Partner - Wingman Ventures
I collaborate regularly with the Technology Fund, finding good crossover between our investment themes. The Technology Fund has probably the largest portfolio of sustainability companies in Switzerland. Its backing brings early credibility to companies both on investment and CO2 impact qualification.
Investment Director, Swisscom Ventures
Several of my portfolio startups that reduce the CO2 footprint have been able to increase their revenues without further dilution of the founders, thanks to a loan guarantee from the Technology Fund.
Dr. Thomas Dübendorfer
President and co-founder, SICTIC
Cleantech startups are struggling to get finance! In this field project cycles are long and the return on investment appears not tomorrow, but the day after tomorrow. In this context, the Technology Fund offers essential support to Swiss companies.
Secretary General, CleantechAlps