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Former UBS manager to head Go Beyond Switzerland

 

Aino Hacklin has been named to fill the new position of General Manager Switzerland. The position was created to provide management and support to the investor groups and events in Zurich, Basel and Suisse Romande as well as to manage local deal sourcing, business development and strategic partnerships.

 

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«Trust Square» an bester Lage

 

Das Finanzzentrum der Schweiz erhält ein Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum für die Blockchain-Technologie. Heute wurde der «Trust Square» an der Zürcher Bahnhofstrasse eröffnet.

 

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On gewinnt Export Award

 

Weltweit tragen über drei Millionen Läuferinnen und Läufer die Schuhe der jungen Zürcher Marke On. Hinter dem Erfolg steht eine clevere Exportstrategie. Dafür wurde On am Aussenwirtschaftsforum von Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) mit dem Export Award 2018 ausgezeichnet.

 

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Fintech and Crypto support organisations move closer together

 

F10 FinTech Incubator & Accelerator and Crypto Valley Labs have announced a partnership around bringing more crypto and blockchain knowledge to Zurich and supporting fintech startups working with crypto currencies or blockchain technology.

 

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Avaloq, Swisscom, Swiss Post and SICPA invest in blockchain startup

 

Lausanne-based blockchain and crypto-currency specialist Metaco has secured significant new shareholders and investment in a highly successful second round of funding. Avaloq has acquired a 10% stake in Metaco, the highest amount by a new shareholder.

 

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How to bring crowdlending to institutional investors

 

The fintech startup Lendity has launched the first Swiss diversified crowdlending bond fully subscribed by Bank Julius Baer. In addition, the start-up sees an increased interest from institutional investors and is working on two further products.

 

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New hires to foster the next steps of development

 

Whether Executive, Board of Directors or Advisory Board: Seasoned managers bring more than experience to startups.

 

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Eine Million für neue Banking App

 

Das Zürcher FinTech neon Switzerland AG bietet mobiles Banking – das erste, von einer bestehenden Bank unabhängige Angebot in der Schweiz. Damit will das Start-up die Branche aufmischen. Nun hat neon eine Finanzierungsrunde mit bekannten Schweizer Investoren abgeschlossen.

 

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TrueVRSystems sets foot in the global market with its VR technology platform

 

TrueVRsystems built a scalable technology platform allowing venues to set up and run massive-scale VR centers. With five operating centers, including Europe’s latest, Fusion Arena in Zurich, the startup is now looking into global markets; starting with Sweden.

 

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Sports-tech startups compete against industry giants

 

Swiss Sports-tech startups will be competing against industry giants in the finals of the forthcoming Sports Technology Award in London. The eight selected startups offer innovative solutions not only to enhance performance of sports persons but also to engage spectators.

 

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