#40 – Q&A on Starting a Company in Zurich with Andri Silberschmidt (Swisspreneur Show)
Kaisin Food co-founder Andri Silberschmidt answered questions on why, how and when you should start a company in Zurich, and talked as well about Switzerland’s current political climate.
2:33 – Where can I find some good templates to set up my company in Zurich?
3:30 – How do I hire someone in Zurich?
5:49 – What’s the most successful startup that was started in Zurich?
7:19 – Mistakes to avoid when starting a company in Zurich
10:14 – Living costs in Zurich
11:56 – Finding co-founders in Zurich
15:13 – Affordable office space in Zurich
17:48 – Looking for investment in Zurich
19:33 – How to get advisors on board
21:46 – Why start a business in Zurich?
25:08 – How startups can cooperate with universities in Zurich
26:41 – Does Zurich promote gender equality?
28:34 – Why are there so few politicians with real startup experience?
33:44 – How can we empower more startups in Zurich?
37:58 – Do cantonal taxes constitute an obstacle to new businesses?
40:20 – Can you be a political candidate and a business owner?
42:24 – How can startups reach out to politicians?
44:29 – What challenges does Andri face as a politician?
49:37 – What are Andri’s strengths?