Swiss startups in greener pastures abroad

The EnergyLab in Australia, Reactor21, NVIDIA or the Berkeley SkyDeck Accelerator in the U.S. are some of the leading and renowned startup acceleration programs worldwide. While several Swiss startups have been selected to benefit from these offers, others have been honoured for their innovative solutions.

Cysec wins NVIDIA Inception membership
NVIDIA Inception is an acceleration platform for AI, data science and HPC startups, providing critical go-to-market support, expertise, and technology. Selected startups have the opportunity to remain in the program as long as they keep their membership active. Switzerland's Cysec is one of the newest members. Cysec offers an integrated cybersecurity solution to shield data against unauthorized access, manipulation or theft.

PB & B joins MedTech Innovator
MedTech Innovator, the largest accelerator of medical device companies in the world has nominated 20 startups for the Asia Pacific Accelerator. Among the startups is Lausanne based PB&B developing an innovative technology for doctors to remodel facial & body fat tissues. Each of the chosen companies will receive high-profile visibility to health care investors, stakeholders and decision-makers, as well as customized mentorship through one-on-one matching with corporate partners to help with commercialization throughout the Asia Pacific.

V-Labs and Zaphiro selected for EnergyLab in Australia
EnergyLab’s Scaleup Program in Australia offers a unique opportunity for startups to collaborate with ANZ’s most innovative utilities, investors and founders. The second cohort comprises nine startups from all over the world with two from Switzerland, V-Labs and Zaphiro.  V-Labs provides an innovative augmented reality solution for AR glasses that can visualize, modify and acquire geospatial data with cm accuracy. Zaphiro Technologies helps power utilities to increase the resiliency and reliability of their power grids in order to prepare them for the upcoming clean energy transition.

Experify accepted to Berkeley SkyDeck Program
Experify is pioneering authentic marketing - connecting buyers to people who have already purchased a product to get direct, authentic opinions on the product. By joining the SkyDeck program, Experify gets access to six months of support, network and up to a $105,000 investment from the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund.

Medical Templates: Reactor21 Accelerator
Supported by GE Healthcare and EIT Health, the Health Venture Lab (HVL) which runs the Reactor21 program, is an acceleration program providing tailored support to early-stage startups and entrepreneurs who want to develop their business competencies and health-related business ideas. Following an intensive ten-week program HVL selected three winners in three categories. Medical Templates from Switzerland won the category Most promising startup to GE Healthcare. Medical Templates revolutionizes CT guided needle interventions using a cube system and combining it with intelligent software for accurate, fast and easy to use navigation.

Recognition for Swiss innovation

CyberTech 100: Five cybersecurity startups startupsThis year's Cybertech awards features five Swiss Startups selected by industry experts. Futurae, selected for the third consecutive year, offers two-factor authentication (2FA) suite for businesses and individuals to protect their accounts with a high level of security; Xorlab provides a cloud-based email defence solution built to counter today’s highly dynamic and evasive email-based threats and to protect larger organizations against the full range of targeted email attacks; Netguardians offers ready-to-go software to help banks detect and prevent fraud in real-time; OneVisage enables true 3D facial authentication and Spitch is a global provider of B2B and B2C conversational AI solutions.Wealth Management Impact Innovation Awards: SEBA - Digital Startup of the YearFintech startup SEBA has been named Digital Start-up of the year at the 2021 Wealth management Impact Innovation Awards by the US-based Aite Group. SEBA is the only global smart bank to offer a fully universal suite of regulated banking services in the emerging digital economy.(RAN)