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Discover startups, spin-offs, and non-profit organisations from the ZHdK ecosystem

The ZHdK Startup Finder is a new online database launched under the label of the Zurich Centre for Creative Economies (ZCCE). It offers an overview of the various startups, spin-offs and non-profit organisations that have emerged in the ZHdK ecosystem in recent years. The Startup Finder also showcases the innovative potential and diversity of founders from the ZHdK who generate cultural, social, ecological, and economic impact.

Everyone who is interested in certain aspects such as disciplines, legal form or field can set and filter corresponding criteria in the database or enter certain keywords. An overview of the content:

  • 54 companies and organisations founded since 2011
  • 4.5 incorporations per year
  • 46% female (co-)founders (Swiss average: 20%, according to the Female Founders Initiative)
  • 44% interdisciplinary founding teams

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The Zurich Centre for Creative Economies (ZCCE) is an international centre of excellence dedicated to research, teaching, incubation and consultancy in the field of the creative economies.

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