InnoPeaks EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence) - 3 to 6 months

  • InnoPeaks
  • Sion, Switzerland

InnoPeaks EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence) - 3 to 6 months

Job description

Fusion sits at the intersection of industry-leading corporations in Switzerland, innovative startups from across the globe, and an international network of experts & entrepreneurial support organizations. Our unique ecosystem gives us access to high potential ventures and deep insights into the technological and business model trends impacting corporations.

We work with our Corporate Clients to build the future of their business, through impactful and sustainable technology-driven innovations: by partnering with startups; by building new internal ventures; by unlocking their own innovation organization; by investing in high-potential startups.

The Fusion team is composed of seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capital and innovation strategy professionals, as well as industry experts with years of experience and an extensive professional network. To strengthen our team, we are looking for an  Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) for InnoPeaks, easily available 2 days per week in Sion, Valais during the period of October 2019 to January 2020.

Your mission at Fusion will focus on ensuring that the InnoPeaks startup accelerator program runs smoothly and is of high value to its different stakeholders (the Corporate Client, Startups and Mentors). You will be part of the InnoPeaks team at Fusion, led by our Program Manager. The EIR also has the role to grow the Fusion community of entrepreneurs, developers, and healthcare / insurance industry professionals through a series of concerted events and workshops.

Startup Acceleration Focus

  • Enabling startups as they go through the InnoPeaks acceleration program by providing direct coaching and support;

  • Facilitating relationships between ventures, the corporate partner, and our network of mentors, experts, investors, technology and healthcare specialists;

  • Working closely with the Fusion team and startups to identify pilot and proof of concept opportunities with the corporation partners and supporting that process;

  • Collaborate with the InnoPeaks team to create engaging content promoting the individual startups, corporate partner and Fusion;

Ecosystem Development Focus

  • Drive the development of the InnoPeaks community of developers, entrepreneurs and business professionals who seek to engage in entrepreneurial and investment activities;

  • Direct research, analysis and content creation for Fusion’s key horizontal techs (AI, Big Data, IOT, Blockchain, Predictive Analytics etc) + verticals (with focus here on HealthTech and / or InsurTech);

  • Research and evaluate emerging technology innovation;

  • Build out formal communication of findings and conclusions by building Powerpoint presentations, executive briefs and blog content;



Fusion is looking for individuals with entrepreneurial activities/startup experience.


  • Having built and develop a Startup from idea to revenue;

  • Fund raising and board management experience;

  • High attention to detail as our planned programs must track all moving parts and people and ensure all are on track;

  • Comfortable interfacing with Entrepreneurs, C-Level Executives, and world class domain experts;

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other Fusion / InnoPeaks / Corporate Partner team members;