Starting a business
Eliane Diethelm and Joanna Skoczylas have done it: The winners of the STARTUP.CH AWARDS 2010 explain in this short clip how they managed to set up their Little Black Dress fashion brand.
Step by step to self-employment: PostFinance will support your company in its day-to-day business. As a new business founder and new PostFinance customer, you can benefit from many preferential terms and financial advantages.
As a young entrepreneur and PostFinance customer you can benefit from preferential terms for services provided by our partners STARTUPS.CH and IFJ (Institute for Young Entrepreneurs):
- Free information sessions organised by STARTUPS.CH
- Free courses on preparing to set up a company by IFJ
- Business plan software (Business Navigator)
- Startup-Praxis-CD-ROM (practical tips and tools)
Setting up a company can be time-consuming. Below you will find details of three companies that can help and accompany you during the start-up phase.
On startups.ch you can find out more about starting your own business or actually set up a company directly online.
- Set up your company quickly and securely
Startups.ch guarantees fast and unbureaucratic processing of your start-up and stands by your side during and after the creation of your business.
- Tailor-made advice
PostFinance offers you comprehensive advice on organising payment transactions, cash management and investments. Startups.ch provides support for all other aspects of starting a company.
- Save costs
If you decide to open a business account with PostFinance through startups.ch we will pay up to CHF 200 towards the cost of starting your business.
- Sharing experiences
You can take part in the annual convention for young entrepreneurs and share your experiences with other company founders.
With IFJ you can start your business easily and acquire essential know-how through free courses and events. You can also take advantage of business tools to accompany you on the path to success.
- Set up your company easily online
With the online start-up service you can set up your sole proprietorship, limited company (GmbH) or corporation (AG) quickly and securely from just CHF 350 in all Swiss cantons.
In three hours you learn how to set up a company, attract more customers or safeguard your financing. Or learn how to keep your administration and bookkeeping in check at all times.
- Securing funding
With its Software Business Navigator, the IFJ can help you draw up a professional business plan or secure up to CHF 130,000 of start-up capital through its venture kick initiative.
- Successful growth
The IFJ can provide you with the ideal business solution from ABACUS for billing, accounting and salaries directly over the Internet. As a start-up you can save up to 80%.
A simple, highly versatile business program for Swiss SMEs.
Address and financial accounting modules free of charge. Debit, credit, salary, order/invoicing, purchasing/warehouse modules for between CHF 250 and CHF 350 per module/year excl. VAT.
For example: all modules for a system with 5 workstations: CHF 2,000 excl. VAT for 12 months
Order the "start-up package for young entrepreneurs" and take advantage of the entire business program for the special price of CHF 85 (for one year's licence) incl. VAT, installation, EPO set-up and brief introduction via remote support. The offer is worth CHF 1,550.