We accelerate your ideas from 0 to 100, and from green to gold.
We are a start-up accelerator founded through a partnership between BLKB, the largest Bank in the Basel area, Hemex, a renowned start-up service provider and investor in Switzerland and Launchpad, a global private equity firm. We seek the most promising innovative companies and help them grow through our accelerator programs where we offer hands-on mentoring, specialized services and access to funding. We run our accelerator programs in a state-of-the-art 4,000 m² innovation hub and co-working space called The 5th Floor in Muttenz.
inQbator works closely with the “100 fürs Baselbiet” (1004BB) program which is an initiative by BLKB, FHNW and Baselland to offer financing to innovative SMEs and start-ups in the region for their next stage of growth. We offer mentorship and business services to selected 1004BB winners and also prepare companies in our program to stand their best chance at securing the 1004BB financing.
Why you should join us?
Access to funding sources, including debt and equity. Multiple investor days a year, adhoc investor meetings.
Access to flexible work spaces, state-of-the-art labs and creative spaces at low & flexible rates.
Obtain professional services such as expert coaching, bench to market consulting, legal, HR, accounting at discounted rates.
Opportunity to expand or attend exchange programs in the USA and Asia.
Connection to industry partners for proof-of-concept trials and early customers.
Networking and industry events. Part of a community of successful startups.
Variety of special support programs (eg Female Founders program).
Large network of experienced coaches and subject matter experts.
Benefits that we offer