Spicehaus Partners
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 We are convinced that Switzerland offers excellent human capital, deep specialist knowhow and world-leading institutions. Switzerland does not have to hide in terms of innovation and startup quality. We want to keep Switzerland at the forefront of innovation. Digital transformation offers gigantic opportunities for those who innovate. Our goal is to make the Swiss startup ecosystem heard on a global scale with successful “innovation made in Switzerland”.  

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Approach

Spicehaus Partners AG is a Swiss venture capital investor. We focus on companies that drive digital transformation. Building a company is a marathon, not a sprint.  We are hands-on investors and actively accompany our portfolio companies on their road to success. 

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Team

We uniquely combine entrepreneurship and institutional investment experience. Our work is driven by our experience as entrepreneurs, investors, operational managers and board members. And by our passion for venture capital. 

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Portfolio

Since 2012, our founders have invested in 18 startups and were part of some of Switzerland’s most successful exits including MOVU (acquired by Baloise) and Bexio (acquired by Mobiliar).

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Spicehaus People & Planet

As successful entrepreneurs and investors, we feel that our privileges create an obligation. We apply strict environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in our investment practice. We make a dedicated effort to influence our portfolio companies to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Every portfolio company shall aspire to contribute to at least one of the goals. In addition, we devote a share of our annual revenue for charitable activities. In 2019, we supported the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Nr. 14 (Life Below Water) and Nr. 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).

News

First closing announcement: Spicehaus Partners launches a venture capital fund investing in technology startups in Switzerland (press release in German).

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