The CTI is the Swiss Confederation's innovation promotion agency. CTI offers in the framework of CTI Entrepreneurship the consulting and training program "venturelab". The program offers targeted training modules for potential and existing young entrepreneurs. These provide the tools and teach the methods that are required to make a success of a business idea in a new company. The Initative CTI Start-up specifically supports young entrepreneurs through its coaching program. High-tech ideas and market-oriented businesses are being selected for promotion. Experienced experts convey their pragmatic knowledge according to the development stage of the start-up company. The promotion process is completed with help in raising risk capital: CTI Invest, a private independent association, acts in a private-public-partnership with CTI .