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Kickstart Weekly Digest #2

Weekly Digests are shared during the 10-week Kickstart program to keep our community up to date on exciting news, announcements, and updates from Kickstart, our partners, and our startups and alumni. View in browser here.

Happy Friday, Kickstart Family!

Previously, we announced the comeback of our bi-weekly digests to update our community on all of the exciting Kickstart activities, announcements, news, and more. However, we quickly realized that once every two weeks simply wasn't enough to keep you up to speed on everything happening, on top of the incredible things our scaleups and intrapreneurship teams are doing. Therefore, we are delighted to share that we will be up-ing the ante to weekly digests with the hopes you can engage with our scaleups even more.

You will receive a total of 8 newsletters until the wrap-up of the Kickstart program in December 2022.

Thank you for being part of this adventure!


Vertical Vision 👀

Finance & Insurance

  • The Climate Choice launched its basic (free) plan, enabling companies to get a free and fast analysis of their own climate maturity.

  • Doconomy promotes climate literacy by displaying the US’ CO₂e emissions in Times Square for Climate Week 2022.

  • Surfly won the TM Forum Next20 award in the Growth category for addressing the challenge of seizing the enterprise opportunity and future of connectivity.

  • Klimate announces new partnerships with Klappir, a data-driven CO2 accounting company, and SuFu an international team of climate scientists that was founded to make climate action and emission reductions accessible to all levels of businesses.

Smart Cities

  • Share.P won UN project in collaboration with Google, planned until the end of Q2 2023.

  • GRIN launched its new smart collection system at Oslo Innovation Week (OIW100).

  • Nudgd started an in-situ 10-wheel PoC with the Kickstart ecosystem during the Opening Ceremony to report on people behavior regarding food consumption and change.

Health & Wellbeing

Food & Retail

New Work & Learning


Main Events 🗓

Vertical Journeys & more on our website here.

Global Tech Summit - 4 October 2022 @ Lausanne

Leadership & Lifelong Learning - 6 October 2022 @ Virtual Event

New Roots VIP Tour - 22 October 2022 @ Oberdiessbach

Kickstart CEO Dinner - 25 October 2022 @ Lausanne

Kickstart Investor Summit - 15 November 2022 @ Virtual Event

Kickstart Closing Ceremony & Party - 17 November 2022 @ Kraftwerk


#Kickstarter22 Spotlight: Watch this space...

We will be spotlighting this year's incredible cohort through the means of fun & quick interviews to gain further insight into their startup journeys, unveil their driving forces and expose what it REALLY takes to be an entrepreneur in 2022.


Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more to come!

Best wishes,

Alanna Murphy | Senior Program Manager

5 Sept 2023


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