Enabling visionary innovators from day zero
We are a Zurich-based venture development and technology transfer 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 venture'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 support you in finding the right growth and internationalisation strategy and partnerships for your business.
We help you defining the right funding strategy, preparing the investor documentation and identifying the right investors.
We guide you through the recruitment process, team and culture building.
We support you on your journey of commercialisation of your inventions, intellectual property and patent strategy design.
We help you defining a product development roadmap from the idea to a MVP using state of the art methods such as design thinking and lean startup.
We encourage you to strive for operational excellence and sustainable operating models aligned to value creation.
We advise you on general legal and tax matters from incorporation to internationalisation of your business.
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 co-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 currently co-leads an enterprise distributed ledger technology initiative in the custodian industry and is also involved in the Crypto Valley Association as well as in the European Blockchain Association.
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.
Karthik is our visionary lead and takes care of our clients and ventures as well of the liaison to our network.
He is an experienced consultant with more than 16 years of hands-on experience in intellectual property / innovation strategy development, monetisation and valuation.
He also has significant experience in designing and implementing E2E value & supply chain and business restructuring projects both in-house and as a consultant.
He has substantive international experience working across various industries incl. automotive, aerospace, semiconductors, consumer electronics, media and entertainment, medical devices, FMCG, industrial products & robotics and such.
He has obtained his degree in electrical engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology and his MBA in Finance / Management of Innovation & Technology at Rutgers University.
Our network family with an international reach we can rely on
CO-Founder, digital transformation specialistZurich, Switzerland
Innovation professional and serial entrepreneurSan Francisco, USA
Procurement & supply chain specialist and serial entrepreneurHamburg, Germany