Why should you apply?

Join our excellence program and find outstanding co-founders from other disciplines to lay a stable foundation for your entrepreneurial career during your studies. 

Talent Kick is a highly selective, cross-university program that will help you find an interdisciplinary co-founder team and together get hands-on experience in the entrepreneurial career path during your studies. At Talent Kick, you are enabled to form a stable team and a strong bond with your co-founders, develop a direction, and validate first ideas hands-on. During the entire journey, you will receive 1:1 personal coaching, get a broad overview, and deep immersion into the Swiss start-up ecosystem. We will support you in broadening your network, navigating the ecosystem to prolong your runway, and finding synergies.
If you show great momentum, you will convince first supporters and receive first funding

Application Process for Spring 2022 Batch

October 2021

February 2022

Portal Opening

Application Deadline
15th December

Test and Pitching Session for Selected Applicants

Interview and Confirmation

Program start for the Spring 2022 Cohort

Who can apply?

We are looking for the best entrepreneurial talents in Switzerland.
If you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, but you do not have the perfect team or idea yet, Talent Kick is for you!


Students pursuing a Master or PhD degree
Entrepreneurial mindset with hands-on attitude
Excellent academic track record
Team player with drive & leadership ability
Strong desire to make an impact

Do you have the potential to become the next successful entrepreneur?

Before Talent Kick the entrepreneurial world was so far away and starting a company was a huge obstacle to take. Talent Kick took away the boundaries. I got in touch with the ecosystem and understand much better how startups work. My dream of founding my own company now is much closer.