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Interview marathon on CNNMoney Switzerland with Swiss Female founders kicks off

 

CNNMoney Switzerland has launched a series of interviews with female founders selected from Startupticker’s female founder’s map. The first interview was aired yesterday featuring Aike Festini, the CEO and co-founder of Luckabox, who sheds light on the nature of VC investments.

 

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Top 100 public voting: Oxygen at Work leads the Top ten ranking

 

More than 7200 people have participated in the Top 100 public voting. The top ten startups based on the latest count are led by Oxygen at Work and offer solutions across ICT fields such as platforms. Public voting closes in two weeks.

 

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StartAngels Network leads CHF 1.7m round for hystrix medical

 

Hystrix, an online B2B marketplace for medical products, has raised additional capital of CHF 1.7 million, bringing its pre-Series A financing to CHF 2.6 million. Led by StartAngels Network, the funds will flow into the further development of its marketplace software and exploration of international opportunities for expansion.

 

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Former UBS CEO puts his faith in Swiss crypto start-up

 

Peter Wuffli, former Group CEO of UBS, has been nominated to the Board of Directors of Sygnum. As a member of Sygnum's Advisory Council and an active investor from the outset, Peter Wuffli has already made important strategic contributions to building the company.

 

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Chimpy erobert Berlin

 

Wenn am Alexanderplatz oder am Ku’damm der Strom ausgeht, sorgt Chimpy nun auch dort für Abhilfe. Seit Anfang Juli kann man die Powerbanks an 60 Orten in Berlin ausleihen.

 

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Cytosurge to scale its business with Olympus

 

The collaboration between Olympus and Cytosurge enters the next stage. The two companies have concluded a co-marketing partnership for the EMEA region. In addition, the collaboration for the further development of Cytosurge’s FluidFM BOT – a cutting-edge system for single cell manipulation and live cell imaging - will be intensified.

 

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UBS launches the 3rd Future of Finance Challenge 2019

 

UBS has launched the 3rd edition of its Future of money challenge in the search for the most innovative ideas that have the potential to support the transformation of banks. Ten participants per region (APAC, EMEA and the Americas) will attend the regional final to compete for $20’000. Registration closes on 15 August.

 

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AXA beteiligt sich an Silenccio

 

Vor mehr als einem Jahr lancierten AXA und das Startup Silenccio gemeinsam einen Online-Dienst, der privaten Nutzern und Unternehmen Hilfe und Schutz bei Verleumdungen und Beleidigungen im Internet bietet. Nun will die Versicherung ihr Engagement gegen Cyber-Risiken weiter ausbauen und beteiligt sich am Startup.

 

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InnoBooster funds deep-tech solutions

 

The selection committee from the Gebert Rüf Stiftung has nominated four startups that will receive up to CHF 150’000 as part of the InnoBooster program. The four startups are developing deep-tech solutions that address environmental or social aspects in different disciplines.

 

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ZHdK lanciert Support-Programm für Spin-offs

 

Bis zu 20‘000 Franken Fördergelder, Mentorate, Infrastruktur und Kommunikation – dies bietet «What’s next_Project», das neue Förderprogramm des Z-Kubators, Angehörigen der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste mit unternehmerischen Projekten. Dem definitiven Programmstart ging eine erfolgreiche Pilotphase voraus.

 

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