Go Beyond Network

Investing in Switzerland - Part 1

Overview of the legal and tax aspects of early stage investing in Switzerland
29 August
Wednesday 29th of August From 13:00 to 14:30 CEST
This is a virtual event
350.00 CHF
plus applicable VAT

Who should attend

  • Potential investors, to better understand what early stage investing in Switzerland entails
  • Private investors who want to optomize their investment portfolio and approach to investments
  • Entrepreneurs who want to develop and/or optomize their approach to raising early stage financing

What will be covered

Part 1

  • Managing SMEs; what investors should know:
    • legal structures and comparisons
    • founding documents and processes
    • taxation issues
    • regulations (HR and other)
    • stock options
    • IP
    • government grants and support
    • bankruptcy
    • annual reporting
    • governance issues
  • Directorships in SMEs:
    • rights and responsibilities
    • insurance

Part 2

  • Investing in Swiss SMEs:
    • considerations when investing as an individual or via a company/fiduciary
    • investing as a group
    • taxation issues
  • Legal documents between investors and entrepreneurs:
    • types of documents - statutes vs shareholder agreements
    • types of shares and rights
    • key terms
    • key rounds and exits

How the event is delivered

  • A visual presentation is used
  • An experienced Business Angel shares their knowledge with you
  • Attendees may share their experiences and raise issues they currently do, or have faced
  • A sample executive summary and/or business plan may be reviewed

Terms and conditions

Places are limited (maximum 6-10 attendees). Email cancellations received up to 10 working days prior to commencement of Part 1 will be refunded in full. Email cancellations received between 10 working days and 72 hours (3 days), may receive a credit to use on any of the other Go Beyond events or training modules.  No refund is accepted for cancellations received within 72 hours (3 days) or for cancellation/non-attendance of Part 2.