Investment Focus.

Geography

Swiss and European founders.

Mission
Early-stage founders working on impactful, breakthrough technologies for people and planet.
People

Consumer tech and health tech are converging. We invest in startups creating personalized and preventative solutions for physical and mental wellbeing.

Planet

Earth is under duress. We invest in companies improving our climate and reducing the impact on our planet.

Funding

Pre-seed and seed rounds and follow-on’s. Initial investments are between CHF 200’000 and CHF 500’000. We aim for a 5-7% stake and ask an in-kind portion of CHF 75’000 for accelerator services. With follow-on, we aim for a 10% ownership.

Technology

You have a strong scientific or technological advantage.

Team

Teams with a clear vision, thriving for diversity balance, and with a global mindset eager to enter the US market.

Value Add

We only invest if we have the network and expertise to add value.

Impact

We use the UN Sustainability Goals as our guiding principles when making investment decisions.

If it sounds like a fit, get in touch.

Our Process

Application
Apply to start the conversation with our team.
1st Screening
If it's a match we will invite you to a first pitch call.
Team Pitch
If you pass the 1st pitch, we'll invite you to a second with our DART team: 15 min presentation, followed by a 45 min Q&A.
Expert Review
If your team pitch is successful, we'll arrange for one or two experts from our network to evaluate your startup.
Due Diligence
We’ll ask any remaining questions, review your data room and start writing our investment proposal.
Term Sheet
Together we will agree on Terms for our investment and goals for our acceleration program.
IC Decision
The last step is our Investment Committee, which will review our investment proposal and make the final decision.