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Are you about to found your own company?
The valuable insights and product tips from our experts will help you on your way..


Get our powerful guide for founders, a clever series of four emails:

  • Free business plan template
  • Information about our free capital deposits account
  • Special offers from our partner Zurich Insurance
  • Perfectly timed tips, hints and answers you might be seeking on each founding step
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Follow these steps to your own business

As a bank with over 150 years of experience, we want to help you and your company become successful both in the initial phases and in the future. These next steps will bring you closer to becoming an entrepreneur:

How do you turn an idea into a profitable company? We’ll help you implement your business idea with our templates and tips.

From a company name to the founding documents: there are a lot of legal details to take care of. Get professional support and exclusive discounts.

Our all-you-need package makes sure your financial needs are covered when you launch your start-up: Your capital deposits account is free of charge; your business account and Business Prepaid Card are free in the first year.

As a business founder, you need to insure yourself and your employees against various risks. Our all-you-need package lets you benefit from attractive insurance discounts.

If you are self-employed, planning for your retirement is your own responsibility and you must provide security for both yourself and your loved ones. Are all your blind spots covered?

Make contacts, develop new ideas together and benefit from a high-quality network: secure our partner discount.

Does your business have a certain size and you now want to take on the help and insight of an investor to grow exponentially? We tell you which growth phase your business is in – and which kind of source of finance would be interesting for you.

Create a liquidity plan with our template for SMEs to see your flow of funds and identify possible liquidity bottlenecks early on.

Make your business idea take off

Our free guide for founders is the perfect companion on your journey to entrepreneurship. It provides you with all information and templates you might need at every specific step of founding. Plus we'll make sure to spoil you with discounts and other offers from our partners.

Banking package for your business

We have the perfect banking package with numerous advantages for you. Free capital deposit account and UBS Business Prepaid Card, digital accounting and much more.

UBS Virtual Venture Caffès

If you’re planning on starting a business, you’ll need feedback on your business idea. The UBS Virtual Venture Caffès offer a limited number of young companies the chance to talk to seasoned experts and get valuable input – free of charge.

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