Enabling visionary innovators from day zero!
We are a Zurich-based startup consultancy mainly operating in Switzerland.
We actively support visionary founders in bridging the death valley between innovation and commercialisation with the aim to build sustainable businesses.
We work with startups at pre-seed stage, creative individuals, innovative small and medium enterprises as well as investors looking for early-stage investments.
Our mission is to facilitate your startup's sustainable development and growth at any stage possible!
- You are ambitious visionary founders or an established company up for disrupting your industry.
- You are based in Switzerland or Europe.
- Your idea/business case has been scientifically proven.
- You are progressing well in developing your MVP.
- You are about to launch a MVP and / or to secure financing.
- You have not yet engaged with an operational partner.
We provide you with a holistic feedback on your startup’s investment case from a strategic, operational as well as fundraising strategy point of view
We help you finetuning your investor case and securing funding from private as well as institutional investors
We help you designing, implementing and communicating effective employee stock ownership plans (ESOP). This makes you attracting and retaining great talent
We support you on your journey of commercialisation of your inventions and intellectual property as well as regarding the implementation of effective R&D tax incentives (patent box, R&D superdeductions)
Wherever you have champed your product in a single market, we help you navigating through the business and operational challenges to bring your product to European clients
We help you drafting, implementing and managing sustainable operating models. We identify your supply chain challenges and help designing an agile supply chain tailored to your needs
We are your first responders in building your business operations! Our standard offer comes with a monthly flat fee and encompasses close monitoring through bi-weekly workshops
We will enable the generation of new, previously unavailable investment opportunities through bridging the death valley for innovation.
We will assist you in executing the strategy you have envisioned through hands-on operational involvement in your investments!
We are entrepreneurs and actively look for entrepreneurial compensation models! Are you interested? Contact us today!
- We are with you from day zero
- We provide hands-on support to our projects and are agile to fully tailor our support to your needs
- We do not walk away when problems accrue, we are your first responders
- We are in for the win in the long run and are fully independent
- We can access a wide network of specialists whenever such expertise is required
- We strive for social and environmental excellency as much as for professionalism
- We care about respect and diversity in all forms
- We play by the rules of open and transparent communication
Your first responders who accompany you on your journey
Kevin is our founder and oversees our day-to-day operations. He is a well-experienced practitioner in the field of tax- and regulatory-compliant operating models for various industries.He particularly likes to be involved early-on in a part-time COO role to drive business operations / operational excellence from inception. Further on, he shows an avid interest in educating startups on employee stock ownership and R&D (tax) incentives besides guiding them through fundraising efforts.
He has been able to build a professional network in the crypto and blockchain vertical and is also involved in the Crypto Valley Association (Tax & Accounting Working Group) as well as in the European Blockchain Association (Governance Working Group).
Prior to founding KSquared, he has been working for more than 5 years for international accountancy firms in the field of international corporate tax, value chain management and blockchain technology. He has completed his studies in Finance and International Tax Law at the universities of Zurich and Maastricht.
Nicolo is focusing on KSquared’s fundraising services. His expertise lies in project management and business development, where he structures complexities and pragmatically finds solutions for business challenges.
He is co-founder of LifeDrop, a startup engaged in production and distribution of a relaxation capsule (mental-health hardware). He is currently involved in various other early-stage projects.
His background is in financial management consulting and he has obtained his Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting at the University of St. Gallen.