In 2019, SICTIC invested in 51 Swiss tech startups, up from 42 rounds in the year 2018. This contribution represents half of all ICT startups investments made in 2019 in Switzerland – 52 seed and 46 early-stage financing rounds. Because of the high number of investments, the report provides not only insights about SICTIC but also about the Swiss ICT startup scene in general and its evolution over the years.
Since 2014 when the club was established, SICTIC Investors funded more than 90 startups, which have created more than 2300 jobs. This demonstrates the significant positive impact that SICTIC Investors have on the Swiss economy.
The SICTIC Investor Community has grown to 331 investor members by end-2019, including five VC funds.