Virtual Innovation Platform for UrbanTech

Technology-driven innovations from startup companies are changing the world and continue to push the boundaries of technology in our daily lives.
Our goal is to impact the entire value chain, and create a community of sharing, inclusion & collaboration for growth and financial success between the Corporate and Startup environments.

What we do

AcceleroSpark is a Swiss-based virtual innovation platform and ecosystem, connecting forward-thinking corporations with mature startups in the UrbanTech industry.

Our approach

Our virtual end-to-end innovation platform validates, evaluates, mentors, and prepares startups for exposure to corporate and funding solutions.

Our mission

The goal is to impact the entire value chain, and create a community of sharing, inclusion & collaboration for growth and financial success.

UrbanTech Focus


Smart Buildings
Smart Cities

[ TECH ]

Real Estate FinTech


Shared Economy
Circular Economy

Corporate & Venture

AcceleroSpark acts as a catalyst between startups, corporate innovation and investors, where ideas are translated into actions at digital speeds.
Corporates are given access to the result of our qualification process, ready to pick the most promising innovation.

  • Exclusive, constantly evolving Innovation Marketplace
  • Swiss Secure Platform for custom asset deals
  • Tailor-made Startup and Innovation scouting
  • Early access to the result of our qualified selection process

Startup & Scale-up

Time is the scarcest resource for an entrepreneur. A virtual program gives the opportunity to focus on building the business while providing the flexibility to attend the program on your own schedule.

  • Industry experts work with startups through individualized advising/office hours 
  • No equity taken from startup investment deals
  • Tailor-made deep dives to maximize your business potential
  • Access to market through our Corporate Startup Engagement


  • Unique access to funding through investor programs and leading investors



‘Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.’

Henry FORD

An expert in startup culture and entrepreneurship, known as the “Go to guy” in the Swiss entrepreneurial ecosystem. Involved in the Zurich startup scene since 2009, David has been managing events for entrepreneurs such as Startup Grind, Zuripreneur Meetup, Failcon, FintechDay, and mentoring/judging at Mass Challenge, Startup Weekend, Founder Institute. Always connecting founders and investors, advising startups, with a passion to inspire the next big thing.

David Butler

Co-Founder, AcceleroSpark

Project Manager, Environmental and Materials Scientist. 

Polyvalent and curious, Filip has done it all from performing as a techno DJ to publishing in peer-reviewed journals on functional materials and more recently driving innovative projects such as KidsTechWorld and Festival frauenkomponiert.

Filip joined David in developing AcceleroSpark with the goal of bringing sustainability in the startup support sector.

Filip Popescu, M. Sc.

Co-Founder, AcceleroSpark

Contact us


We look forward to hearing from you if you have any questions or suggestions.

And get in touch if you have interest to partner with us or join as a mentor/expert. 

Virtual Accelerator for UrbanTech Innovation