What we Do

Our mission is to facilitate your venture's sustainable development and growth at any stage possible!

Are we a match?
  • 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.
Startups, small and medium enterprises
Venture development

We support you in finding the right growth and internationalisation strategy and partnerships for your business.

Funding

We help you defining the right funding strategy, preparing the investor documentation and identifying the right investors.

Team

We guide you through the recruitment process, team and culture building.

Technology transfer & intellectual property

We support you on your journey of commercialisation of your inventions, intellectual property and patent strategy design.

Product development

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.

Operating model design

We encourage you to strive for operational excellence and sustainable operating models aligned to value creation.

Corporate matters

We advise you on general legal and tax matters from incorporation to internationalisation of your business.

Investors
Introduction to our ventures

We will enable the generation of new, previously unavailable investment opportunities through bridging the death valley for innovation.

Operations support

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!

About us
Why us?

    Why Us

  • 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
Our core team

Your first responders who accompany you on your journey

Kevin Leuthardt

co-founder

kevin@ksquared.ch

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.

Nicolo Angerer

Advisor

nicolo@ksquared.ch
Kalyanam "Karthik" Karthikeyan

senior advisor

karthik@ksquared.ch

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 trusted individuals

Our network family with an international reach we can rely on

Sandhya Ganesh

CO-Founder, digital transformation specialist

Zurich, Switzerland
Ravi Seth

Innovation professional and serial entrepreneur

San Francisco, USA
Kiruthik Govindarajan

Procurement & supply chain specialist and serial entrepreneur

Hamburg, Germany
Our trusted corporate partners
Blue Tree

Investor Relations

Geneva, Switzerland
Chris Debner

Mobility solutions

Zurich, Switzerland
VATexpertise

Indirect tax services

Geneva, Switzerland
Our testimonials
LifeDrop

Mental-health hardware

Venture development services
Nurec

Nutrition science

Venture development services
Coach better

Football managment

Go-to-market strategy
Alufiltec

3D printing

Venture development services
What people say...

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