Francesca Cerza

Francesca is a University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) graduate, where she obtained a Bsc in Business Administration, majoring in Innovation Management. Her Bachelor Thesis was about the “Women’s entrepreneurship in Ticino: work life balance”. Working for a small start-up company, she took part in launching a new product on to the market as Marketing & Sales Assistant, followed by an experience as Business Administration Assistant at SUPSI (teaching and research activities for a Competence Centre in the field of Innovation, Business and Entrepreneurship). In a second time she decided to apply for the MScBA in Entrepreneurship out of the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. This Master represents for her a great opportunity in developing her language and entrepreneurial skills and to discover new local and international business realities. She is keen on sports, cultural events and traveling. Her motto is “results obtained through group dynamics, all looking for the same goal”. Her dream? founding her own business by offering a service that makes people happy.


Class of 2015


francesca [dot] cerza [at] master [dot] hes-so [dot] ch


Last Education

University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)


Italian, English, German, French


Swiss, Italian

Master Thesis Title

Successful team composition in MassChallenge based startups