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NOMOKO wins the 26th Prix Strategis

 

At the ceremony held last night at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, the jury of the Strategis Prize, made up of experts from various fields and influential figures of the region, named Nomoko as the winner of the 26th edition of the Swiss Award. The startup wins CHF 50'000.-.

 

 

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Tamedia is acquiring an interest in the fintech start-up Neon

 

Media group Tamedia just announced that it is acquiring an interest in Neon. The start-up developed an intelligent mobile banking solution that bundles bank offers intelligently in one app.

 

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Digital Commerce Awards nominieren die besten Online-Shops

 

Auch dieses Jahr treten an den Digital Commerce Awards Startups gegen Internet-Riesen wie Digitec Galaxus oder Zalando an. Der separate Startup-Preis ist mit einem Preisgeld von 5‘000 Franken dotiert. Die Preisverleihung findet am 22. Mai im X-Tra statt.

 

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CES Asia: 21 Startups join the delegation for the Swiss Pavilion

 

From the 11th to the 13th of June, 21 startups will occupy the Swiss Pavilion at CES Asia in Shanghai. The startups will have the opportunity to showcase #Swisstech innovation to the Asian market, expand their network, attract potential partners and investors as well as increase their visibility in the Asian market. Represented technologies span from...

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Frühwarnsystem gegen Heuschnupfen

 

Die «Ally Science»-App der Berner Fachhochschule und des Unispitals Zürich zeigt Allergikern neu Echtzeitdaten zur Pollenbelastung an. Die Daten liefern Messgeräte des Luzerner Startups Swisens.

 

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SGDA und UPC eröffnen das «Gaming Popup House»

 

Die vielfach ausgezeichneten Games von Schweizer Studios kann man ab sofort in Zürich testen. Gemeinsam haben UPC und die SGDA einen UPC-Shop am Limmatquai für einige Monate zur Gaming-Höhle umgestaltet.

 

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Auterion lands a $2M contract with the U.S. Department of Defense

 

The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) of the U.S. Department of Defense has offered the Zurich-based Auterion a $2 million contract to enhance PX4 open source software to spur innovation in the PX4 ecosystem. Another big win for Auterion is the integration of its Enterprise PX4 operating system on GE Aviation’s Unmanned Aircraft System avionics platform.

 

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Creating a breeding ground for foreign startups in Switzerland

 

Switzerland’s startup support organizations, through their accelerator programs, are opening doors to startups from abroad to benefit from the programs. Organizers of the Kickstart Accelerator, Bic of CERN, BaseLaunch, the International Create Challenge and the F10 P2 programs invite startups to submit their applications.

 

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GetYourGuide set to hit unicorn status

 

The ongoing financing round of GetYourGuide is making headlines. However at the moment it is only clear that Softbank and some other investors are involved. As GetYourGuide has already raised $170 million, the company will be most probably valued at more than $1 billion after closing the new financing round.

 

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RosieReality closes seed round

 

In a few weeks RosieReality will launch its educational game which introduces children to robotics and programming through adventurous puzzles and active play. Prior to the launch, the Zurich based start-up has closed another financing round.

 

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