Venture Kick targets the identification, support and promotion of promising business ideas. The goal is to double the number of spin-offs from Swiss universities and to increase the appeal of start-ups for domestic and international investors. Thanks to Venture Kick, budding entrepreneurs learn to gain clients and more quickly convince investors of their ideas. The project is open to students, researchers and lecturers at Swiss universities who want to found companies based on their innovative ideas. Selected start-up projects will go through a three-part application process. In addition to financial support, they will also profit from workshops and an extensive network.