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Startups saving lives and saving money supported by Venture Kick

 

Microcaps’ new technology makes microencapsulation, widely used in pharmaceuticals, food and fragrances, 1,000-times faster than the current-state-of-the art. Oxyprem’s device will reduce death and brain-damage in preterm babies. Both get CHF130’000 from Venture Kick.

 

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Sports equipment rental machines now in Zurich

 

Three months following its inception, Sportain.me has launched the first sports-equipment rental machines on the Zurich Allemend site. The solution should encourage people to participate in outdoor sports more frequently at any time while saving money.

 

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PWC recognizes Squirro as a high potential Insurtech startup

 

Through its Scale InsurTech Program in London, PWC is supporting B2B Scale-ups to expand and grow in the InsurTech market. The Swiss startup, Squirro, is among the startups recognized to have high growth potential.  

 

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Higher valuations and bigger teams in the Crypto Valley

 

The latest edition of the «CV VC TOP 50 Report» presents the Top 50 blockchain companies in Crypto Valley. Accordingly, the companies doubled their valuations in the first half of 2019 from US$ 20 billion to US$ 40 billion. While nine new companies join the ranking, three dropped out of the scene.

 

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The AIT Brazil and Colombia startups revealed

 

The Academia-Industry Training (AIT) program helps Swiss sciencepreneurs in transforming high-level applied research into market applications and helping them enter foreign markets. The AIT jury has now revealed the nine startups travelling to Brazil and eight to Colombia.

 

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She Is Rebel: The next generation of fast fashion

 

In a world of fast fashion, clothes are cheaper, the quality continues to deteriorate while the lifespan is shorter. «She Is Rebel» has set the goal to change this: the startup introduced the next generation of fast-fashion by offering fashionable clothes without sacrificing price and the planet. After Zurich, the brand has recently hosted its first pop-up...

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AI startup Daedalean raises CHF 12 million to launch air taxi services

 

Zurich based AI startup, Daedalean has closed a new funding round, bringing its total funding to CHF 11.8 million. The startup developed first certifiable AI for autonomous piloting and flight control which will soon be launched on the market, thanks to the new capital.

 

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SME Instrument Phase I and phase II funded companies revealed

 

Twenty-two startups from different industries will each receive EUR 50,000 as part of the Horizon2020's SME Instrument Phase I program to conduct feasibility studies. In addition, thirteen startups in phase II will obtain up to €2.5 million for piloting and scaling.

 

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Private Alpha verdoppelt Assets under Management im neuen KI Fonds

 

Der erste, von einer KI in der taktischen Asset Allocation gesteuerte Fonds etabliert sich: Private Alpha, das Schweizer Fintech-Startup von Christoph Gum und Christoph Züllig hat die Assets under Management in ihrem  'Private Alpha AI Global Opportunity Fund' bereits sechs Monate nach Auflage von 5 auf über 10 Millionen USD verdoppelt.

 

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Stan Wawrinka devient investisseur de Lymo

 

Maximiser les revenues des chauffeurs indépendants, tout en offrant un meilleur choix et des prix plus bas aux clients. Tel est l’objectif de Lymo. Un crédo qui a séduit le tennisman Suisse, Stan Wawrinka.

 

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