What is crypto valley?

Crypto Valley is an ecosystem centered in and around the Swiss canton of Zug with active connections to international centers of blockchain innovation in London, Singapore, Silicon Valley and New York.

Thanks to its business-friendly regulatory framework, deep talent pool and sophisticated infrastructure, Crypto Valley is quickly becoming a global center where emerging cryptographic, blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and businesses can thrive in a safe, supportive, and vibrant environment. It has already attracted dozens of leading cryptographic companies and organizations, including Ethereum, Monetas, Bitcoin Suisse, Xapo, ShapeShift, ConsenSys, and Tezos.

The Crypto Valley Association has been set up to foster the growth of this ecosystem. We drive innovation through collaboration and partnerships with entrepreneurs, startups, investors, corporates, educational institutions, service providers, and government bodies.

Our story >


Ushered in by the invention of Bitcoin in 2009, the cryptographic technologies ecosystem is growing rapidly. From cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and distributed ledgers to decentralized transaction platforms, commercial property registries, digital identities, secure electronic voting systems, and the internet of things — a myriad of technologies is emerging that enable new kinds of digital property, and the secure and efficient exchange of digital assets.

what can we do for you?

Basing your business in this global industry cluster brings enormous advantages:
Network effects, economies of scale, access to the world’s best talent, deep pools of capital, a rich ecosystem of resources and know-how for both startups and mature companies, a nurturing entrepreneurial culture, infectious energy, and strong trust relationships that make the impossible possible. Not to mention the fantastic quality of life.

Thriving Ecosystem

Crypto Valley thrives on the diversity and dynamism of its entrepreneurial individuals and companies. Everyone is welcome. We bring together young startups and established firms, venture capital and private equity, technical universities and research institutes, professional service providers, government, and the media.


The Crypto Valley event series offers unique and regular opportunities to engage with crypto pioneers, industry experts, influencers, investors, mentors, and enthusiasts. See the Events page for details of upcoming events.

Broad Support

Crypto Valley is supported by industry associations, financial institutions, friendly and accessible local government, and numerous local and international partnerships that contribute to the long-term economic growth of Zug and its surrounding region.

World-Class Infrastructure

Crypto Valley offers an ideal environment for startups and growing companies, providing affordable offices and coworking spaces, innovative collaboration opportunities, expert professional service providers, deep pools of capital, world-class telecommunications and transportation infrastructure, world-leading educational and research institutions, and a fantastic quality of life.

Strategic Partners

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World’s most decentralized, stable, neutral political system.


World’s most innovative country for the last six years.


World leader in labor market efficiency with the most flexible labor laws.


World’s most competitive country.

World leader in attracting and retaining talent, and worker motivation.

World-leading infrastructure in transportation, telecommunications, financial services, and technology innovation.

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If you’re a talented entrepreneur, engineer, investor, or student developing new decentralized crypto technologies we want to hear from you!

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