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Executives with business acumen to lead startups

 

Three startups have announced changes in their management and leadership to drive the company to the next level. Jill Allemang, Roberto Iacone and Dave Marver have taken on the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Smartwatcher, Alentis and GTX Medical respectively.

 

 

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Eldico Scientific wins CHF 150’000 in Venture Kick final

 

Villigen-based ELDICO Scientific is planning to launch the first pilot demonstrations with customers later this year. To accelerate product development, the company has obtained CHF 150,000 after winning the venture Kick finals.

 

 

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Pariser Uni-Spital setzt auf Zürcher Medtech-Firma

 

Das Zürcher Medtch-Unternehmen Luciole Medical und das Hôpital Fondation Adolphe de Rothschild in Paris gehen eine Kooperation im Forschungsbereich des Gehirnstoffwechselmonitorings ein. Beide Organisationen sind auf dem Gebiet des Gehirn-Hämodynamik- und Sauerstoffversorgungsmonitorings aktiv.

 

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Bright Peak off to a good start with $35 million from Versant Ventures

 

Following 18 months of Incubation, Bright Peak Therapeutics has launched to develop a platform to synthesize and optimize the structure and function of proteins. The company has secured $35 million from Versant Ventures in a Series A round.

 

 

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Dacadoo and partner to improve Japanese health and lifestyle

 

Digital health tech startup, dacadoo has signed a partnership with Japan-based SOMPO Himawari Life Insurance Inc. to launch the health app “Linkx score. Powered by dacadoo’s Health Score technology, the platform should promote a healthier lifestyle among users in Japan.

 

 

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Dufour’s sustainable aircraft marks a new milestone

 

Dufour’s aEro2 is a 500kg 2-seater aircraft that can travel at 320km/h up to 800km, land and take off vertically with low noise. After over 550 tests, the startup has completed the first tests demonstrating a high degree of stability and control in all conditions.

 

 

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Scandit supports London’s convenience stores

 

There are around 46,000 convenience stores in the UK. Swiss start-up Scandit offering barcode scanning technology and London based Jisp have partnered with the Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) to deliver solutions that will enrich shoppers’ experience at the stores.

 

 

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Apiax obtains funding support from Singapore

 

RegTech startup Apiax has obtained the Monetary Authority of Singapore's Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) Proof of Concept (POC) grant. The grant will enable Apiax to enhance its platform, which transforms complex regulations into easy-to-use digital compliance rules.

 

 

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Fotokite sets foot in the German market

 

Perspective Robotics, the provider of tethered situational awareness tools such as the Fotokite drone, has signed a strategic partnership with Germany based Brandschutztechnik Schlichtiger GmbH to enter Germany.

 

 

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PriceHubble erobert den österreichischen Markt

 

PriceHubble erreicht den nächsten Meilenstein bei der internationalen Expansion und übernimmt die österreichische PropTech-Firma Checkmyplace in Wien. Das Schweizer Start-up betreibt bereits Büros in Zürich, Berlin, Paris und seit einem Jahr auch in Tokio.

 

 

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