Venture is a competition designed to help budding Swiss entrepreneurs develop promising ideas into business plans, and ultimately successful companies. Founded in 1998 by McKinsey, ETH Zurich, the Swiss Federal Commission for Technology and Innovation, and Knecht Holding, the competition runs every two years. Previous participants have founded more than 550 companies and created over 4,500 jobs. Venture also supports young entrepreneurs with seminars, workshops, coaching, PR, networking, and special events.
Generation: a McKinsey Social Initiative
Generation is the first program of our firm’s non-profit organization, the McKinsey Social Initiative. It is aimed at closing the skills gap and improving the employment prospects for the most populous generation in history. more