First international multi-million project for Concretum


The Turkish construction company YBT is renewing the runway at Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) in night stages from March to August 2018. It is relying on an innovative Swiss cement solution. This lighthouse project is being closely monitored by airport operators world-wide.


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Neun Startups für den SEF Award


Gestern konnten 15 Jungunternehmen am Campus Day in Zürich ihre Geschäftsideen präsentieren. Heute stehen die Finalisten des Swiss Economic Award 2018 fest.   


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Algotrader expands to the US


Swiss Fintech start-up Algotrader opens an office in New York. Veteran of Bloomberg, OneTick and RS Metrics, Richard Chmiel joins industry leader AlgoTrader as Chief Operating Officer to grow US business with a focus on Crypto-currencies.


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Proteomedix’ prostate cancer test could avoid a large number of biopsies


The current standard test for prostate cancer detection has a high false positive rate of up to 75%. A new study showed that Proteomedix’ novel biomarker test could avoid a large number of unnecessary biopsies by accurately predicting high-grade prostate cancer.


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Contovista: Wachstum geht auch als Konzerntochter weiter


Im Sommer 2017 übernahm die Aduno Gruppe die Mehrheit am Fintech Startup Contovista. Das Management blieb im Amt und ist nun auf internationalem Wachstumskurs. Mit Raiffeisen konnte man die grösste Bankengruppe Österreichs als Kunden gewinnen.


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Fotokite wins $1M in New York


Fotokite received the top prize of $1 million at GENIUS NY, the world’s largest business competition for unmanned systems in Syracuse, New York. The startup will use the funds to accelerate its growth and expansion in USA.


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Mit einer drei Millionen Franken Bürgschaft vom Technologiefonds hat der Online-Markt eine Flotte von E-Mobilen aufgebaut. Damit können die Kunden flexibel und zeitgenau mit Lebensmitteln beliefert werden.


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Fintech startups to take the podium at Temenos’ Innovation jam in Geneva


Temenos, the leading banking software provider serving over 3000 firms, is hosting a series of regional innovation jams in eight countries. The events showcase the most impressive demos of financial services software to financial institutions. In Geneva, ten startups will take the stage and prove themselves. Seven of them are Switzerland.


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Social Impact Award kicks off


The new edition of the Social Impact Award is now launched. The program aims to promote social entrepreneurship among young people in Switzerland. The best team will receive a cash prize, a 3-months incubation program and a ticket to the SIA Summit in Georgia. Registration is now open.


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Ten startups met W. A. de Vigier’s innovation and personality criteria


The jury of the W. A. De Vigier has revealed the top 10 candidates to proceed to the final stage of the competition. Besides their innovative products, this year’s selection laid emphasis on the CEOs’s personality. Five winners will be announced and each awarded CHF100’000.


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