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Ava closes $30m Series B Funding Round

 

Ava reports over 10’000 pregnancies among users. Today, the startup has raised $30 million in a strategic Series B funding round. The funding will fuel R&D to expand product offering beyond fertility into pregnancy and contraception.

 

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Switzerland's strenghts gain international attention

 

Switzerland as a hotspot for machine learning, the Swiss higher education system as the second best in the world and a quite positive article about Switzerland as a startup hub. New publications paint an optimistic picture of Switzerland.

 

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Three medtech products with the potential to change lives

 

The Swiss Medtech Day presents three nominees of the Swiss Medtech Award. While the startup Ava offers fertility-tracking wearables and Xeltis a new restorative approach in heart valve therapy, the established company Bühlmann Laboratories enables patients to conduct laboratory tests at home with their smart phone.

 

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Startup Factory, Wenger & Vieli and St. Gallen University team up to support corporate venturing

 

Three players in the Swiss early stage venture market have joined forces to established The Center for Corporate Venturing Switzerland (CCVS). It provides its members access to educational events, networking opportunities and a place to exchange ideas for best practices.

 

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Digital health company dacadoo completes its B-round capital increase

 

A private investor from Belgium invested in dacadoo. The funds will be used for the global growth of the company.

 

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Google finances Swiss EdTech Startup

 

The tech giant Google, is offering grants to 31 universities and non-profit organizations to promote computer science (CS) education. They will develop CS programs for teachers to hone their skills, which they will pass on to their students. Zurich based startup We Are Play Lab is among the selected organisations.

 

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For four days Crans-Montana becomes the center of the VR World

 

The 3rd edition of the World VR Forum Annual Summit returns to Crans-Montana from June 6th to 10th. The event open to both the general public and professionals, is set to be very promising with 40 of the highest quality VR experiences and games, as well as 60 global speakers. Startupticker.ch had the opportunity to get a glimpse with  Delphine Seitiee,...

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GotCourts raises $1 Million

 

The Zurich based GotCourts brings together the tennis community on one platform. Today, the startup has raised $1 Million in a seed round and aims to bolster its position in Switzerland and to expand its European footprint.

 

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Luckabox: Two awards and a financing round

 

The Zurich based startup Luckabox has won the first European Supply Chain Start-up Contest. In addition LuckaBox received CHF 130'000 as winner at Venturekick and closed a pre-seed funding round of CHF600k. The startup enables retailers to arrange parcel deliveries to consumers quickly and conveniently.

 

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Startups mit namhaften Kunden präsentieren am Startfeld Investorsforum

 

Beim Startfeld Investorsforum treffen Startups aus allen Branchen auf Business Angels und Investoren. Am 6. Juni findet der nächste Anlass statt.

 

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