About us


Julien Ballestraz vous souhaite la bienvenue sur le site de Start Me Up.

With over 15 years of professional experience and a solid international exposure, Julien Ballestraz developed a multidisciplinary approach in the launch and development of entreprenurial projects. 

Having worked for different tourist actors where he liaised with a global clientele, he established a strategic counsel agency for tourism and worked in marketing consulting in Switzerland and a publishing agency abroad. Julien also worked for Sanofi-Aventis in marketing and various development projects for the company’s Swiss office. 

He then founded Start Me Up, a one-stop-shop service that offers entrepreneurs strategic counsel to evaluate the potential of a business idea and start its operations. Start Me Up also helps current business entrepreneurs optimize their operations and foster their growth. 

Julien is a graduate from the Ecole Suisse de Tourisme and the University of Geneva. He holds a Master’s in Business Management and obtained 1st prize in marketing, strategy, and organization. He also has a specialization in Strategic Decision & Risk Management from Stanford University as well as the PMP Certification ® (Project Management Professional) and a federal diploma in marketing.