CorFlow Secures USD 9.7M in Seed Funding



Experienced private medical device investors provide CorFlow Therapeutics with capital. The funds will be used for a First-in-Man clinical trial. CorFlow Controlled Flow Infusion system aims for an early detection and treatment for damages in the heart tissue.


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Thomson Reuters integrates Squirro’s technology in new solutions



Thomson Reuters has partnered with Squirro to provide an AI-driven solution that leverages the power of today’s customer relationship management (CRM) platforms. The goal is to deliver a complete, current overview of each client.


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Ivo Furrer wird Präsident von digitalswitzerland



Die Generalversammlung von digitalswitzerland hat Ivo Furrer einstimmig zum neuen Präsidenten des Vorstandes gewählt. Er übernimmt damit die Nachfolge von Christian Wenger per Ende 2018. 


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Venturelab and digitalswitzerland present top 13 startups to international investors



Before the TOP 100 Swiss startups of the year were awarded, thirteen selected deep tech startups had the opportunity to pitch in front of 110 international investors at the TOP 100 Swiss Investor Summit. The event was co-organized by Venturelab and digitalswitzerland.


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A successful platform for learning, exchange and co-investing



One year since its launch, Lorange Network, a platform and app for family offices, private investors and family businesses, now counts 200 members and circa 70 contributing experts. The Network foused on continuous learning, listening and exchange, has now launched a «Deal wall» to enable its members to look for co-investors.


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Atomico and Keen Venture Partners lead Beekeeper’s $13m round


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Zurich and San Francisco based Beekeeper has raised USD13 million lead by Atomico and Keen Venture Partners.The startup built a digital workplace app to enhance communication between non-desk workers and managers and is global market leader.




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Zurich launches global competition for insurtech startups



Zurich Insurance Group has launched its Innovation World Championship with the aim to collaborate with the brightest and best start-ups and entrepreneurs in the insurtech space. Applications for Swiss start-ups are open.


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BestMile is raising the business to the next level with Microsoft



Microsoft has selected a new batch of 11 later-stage startups from eight countries for its ScaleUp program in Berlin. Among them is the Lausanne based startup BestMile.


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Creoptix attracts Waters as corporate investor



Creoptix AG, a Switzerland-based company focused on next generation bioanalytical instruments, secured new investment in the company from Waters Corporation, a globally leading specialty measurement company. Additionally, Geoff Gerhardt, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Corporate Development at Waters will join Creoptix board of directors effective immediately.


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AXON Insight übernimmt Boonea Aktivitäten



Die AXON Insight AG übernimmt Assets der Boonea AG, einem Artifical-Intelligence-Anbieter für Leadmanagement. Boonea Gründer und CEO Flurin Capaul wird als Business Development Manager bei AXON Insight zuständig sein für den weiteren Aus- und Aufbau des Schweizer Marktes. 


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