A busy year for the Go Beyond community


In 2018, the Go Beyond community invested in 15 start-ups. The activity fields of the start-ups range from biotech to freeride skis.


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Start your New Year with an Award


2019 might only be a few days old but several award deadlines are already coming up in the following two weeks. Venture leaders in Technology (Silicon Valley), the W. A. de Vigier Foundation Startup Award, the Prix Entreprendre Région Lausanne, the Berner Business Creation Wettbewerb, Startfeld Diamant and the Export Award are awaiting your application.


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Der Schweizer Online-Markt wächst deutlich schneller als der Markt. Das Start-up setzte 2018 CHF 7.6 Millionen um. Einen besonders grossen Anteil des Umsatzes erzielt Farmy mit Frischwaren und Bioprodukten.


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Firmengründungen in der Schweiz auf hohem Niveau


Im Jahr 2018 wurden über 43'000 Unternehmen neu in das Handelsregister eingetragen. Dies sind 0,64 Prozent weniger als in 2017. Stark zugenommen haben die Gründungen im Kanton Zug. Rückgänge mussten die Kantone St. Gallen, Wallis, Bern, Basel-Stadt und Basel-Landschaft hinnehmen. Dies zeigt eine Auswertung des IFJ.


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20 Swiss startup projects supported by the EU SME Instrument


Startups from all over Switzerland and from all industries have been selected for the Phase 1 support of the EU SME Instrument. Each of them will receive EUR 50,000.


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Detectors for Alzheimer’s and Infections win CHF 130,000 each


The jury of industry experts and investors selected Positrigo and Resistell to receive the highest level of Venture Kick’s financial support to bring their businesses to market. With this, Venture Kick, Switzerland’s largest philanthropic seed fund, closes the year having invested 3,240,000 francs in 125 Swiss startups in 2018.


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Arca24 present throughout Switzerland


Ticino-based Arca24 develops HR software. In December, the company opened offices in Zurich and Geneva. The expansion step mark the beginning of a planned growth phase.


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The Chinese and French believe in PriceHubble


The proptech startup PriceHubble has entered the Chinese Ping An Cloud Accelerator to receive support to facilitate entry into the Chinese market. The startup also won a category award in the Batimat innovation awards in Paris.


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Swiss startups take on the US East Coast


Testing the waters before a startup decides whether expansion is the right idea is crucial for international success. The Innosuisse Market Validation and Market Entry Camps offer just that. This year, 14 Swiss startups were able to assess the potential of their products in the US market with the help of Innosuisse and swissnex Boston and New York.


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Biotech service provider evitria backed by two new investors


AFINUM, SHS and the management invest in evitria, a leading provider of custom antibodies. Investors and management plan to further push internationalization in the years to come, supported by an active customer acquisition program.


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