Raise capital with the investor platform

Want to obtain additional funding with the help of private individuals who make direct investments? Or invest in startups yourself and contribute your expertise? Why not? The investor platform of Credit Suisse brings companies and investors together.

An investor platform for every need

Companies in the growth stage and SMEs in the run-up to succession often require capital that cannot be covered by bank financing. At the same time, seasoned entrepreneurs and managers want to invest in Swiss companies using direct investments, while also providing specialist advice. As the bank for entrepreneurs, we bring entrepreneurs and investors together in a win-win situation.


A short discussion of the topic or the first meeting of a detailed consultation is free of charge for existing clients.

Our offering for your needs

For investors: Find the right company

There is a wide range of companies on the investor platform. These include selected startups in the areas of technology, pharmaceuticals, and medtech, as well as established, profitable companies looking for growth capital, and even mature Swiss companies that are making succession plans. 


Offers for investors include: 

In order to promote successful investing in direct investments, Credit Suisse offers various services to investors, such as the following:

  • Optimizing the asset structure of investors with direct investments

  • Structuring board mandates taking account of tax and liability law issues

  • More than 100,000 companies as clients of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

  • More than 40,000 entrepreneurs as private clients of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

For companies: Get access to private investors

Credit Suisse uses a skills and search profile to classify the qualified investors based on the following criteria:

  • Industry focus

  • Life cycle focus

  • Specialist expertise

  • Financial requirements

  • Desired activity (such as BoD membership)

The investors perform their own due diligence and are not advised by Credit Suisse. Negotiations are also held directly between the investors and the entrepreneurs looking for capital.


Offers for companies include: 

The right conditions must be in place in order to raise capital successfully. Credit Suisse advises entrepreneurs in the following areas:

Thanks to the investor platform, corporate clients benefit from the major network of Credit Suisse:

  • More than 100,000 high net worth clients in Switzerland

  • Large network of foreign investors

  • A network of Swiss family offices that seek direct investments

  • The network of the Swiss Venture Club and Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd. for SME venture capital

  • Close collaboration with the most important corporate finance advisors and financial sponsors in Switzerland

Personal advice

Do you have any questions, or would you like advice regarding the investor platform? Contact us and schedule a personal consultation with our experts.