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The Prix Strategis

The Prix Strategis

Since 1993, the “Prix Strategis” has been awarded each year to the best start-up with a CHF 50'000 cash reward and media coverage all over Switzerland. The Strategis Award is organised by HEC Espace Entreprise, a students’ commitee from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland). The Strategis Department of the comitee sets up the organisational team of the Award. Helped by the different departments of HEC Espace Entreprise, The Strategis Award ensures a well-known visibility, financing ressources and the prize-money. Moreover, members of the jury assessing the start-ups’s applications are made of experts in very various fields, renowned entrepreneurs and leading figures in the economy world of the French-part of Switzerland.

CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE

Being a Swiss start-up
Being less than five years
Having a product/service already implemented

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Innovation

Quality of the innovation

Realisation

Market's proof and operations management

Expansion

International expansion's capacity

Process

01-31
October

Application submission

All the Swiss start-ups send their application based on the conditions to participate

First jury's meeting

The jury meets a firt time in order to select, in all the applications, the eight semi-finalists enterprises
20
November
28→17
November→February

Visits to the start-ups

Visit of the semi-finalists by four students with a partner consultant and a member of HEC Espace Entreprise

Second jury's meeting

During the second jury's meeting, the five finalists are chosen among the semi-finalists enterprises
26
March
09
April

Final jury's meeting

It's during the final jury's meetig that the winner of the Prix Strategis is selected by the jury

Ceremony of the Prix Strategis

During the ceremony of the Prix Strategis, the best swiss start-up is presented to the public
01
May

APPLICATION

Applications are closed. See you next year to have the chance to become the best start-up of Switzerland !