Start-up and entrepreneurship

A successful company often starts out with an unconventional idea.

CTI programmes and networks provide the necessary tools and methodology to successfully implement a business idea in a new company. Ideas alone do not generate economic success.

CTI Start-up

CTI Start-up provides business coaches and experts from various fields for the start-up phase. The coaching process helps companies in three clearly structured steps work towards the CTI Start-up label, which is awarded by a jury of leading industry experts.

Information about the CTI Start-up funding opportunities can be found here.

CTI Entrepreneurship

CTI Entrepreneurship is the federal government’s training programme for young entrepreneurs. The programme, which has been running since 2003, accompanies the entrepreneurs of tomorrow in planning and turning their ideas into reality.

Information about CTI Entrepreneurship can be found here.

Further Information

Last modification 08.08.2016

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CTI Start-up, Karin Zingg

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