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Five days in the fast lane

 

The five winners of the Swisscom Startup Challenge made solid progress during their week in Silicon Valley due to the very fast and results-oriented business culture in Silicon Valley – and because they came with specific goals.

 

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Momenta Ventures Invests in IoT Connectivity Company Thingstream

 

Thingstream, a leading provider of IoT Connectivity-as-a-Service, announces an investment from Momenta Ventures, a Digital Industry venture investment firm. The fund will be used to accelerate go-to-market activity and gear up for a Series A funding round.

 

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Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund bestätigt erste Direktinvestitionen

 

Nach dem Ende Juni erfolgten ersten Closing hat der Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund offiziell die ersten Direktinvestitionen getätigt. Der Fonds wird in den kommenden Monaten weiteres Kapital von Investoren aufnehmen, mit einem vorgesehenen zweiten Closing Ende Jahr.

 

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Die Finalisten des 2. Startup Innovation Camp stehen fest

 

Am 8. November präsentieren in Luzern zehn Startups aus der Tourismusbranche ihre Geschäftsmodelle. Den Siegern winkt ein Preisgeld von CHF 5‘000 und ein zweijähriges Coaching- Programme.

 

 

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Biotech startups strengthen their teams

 

Cutiss, NBE Therapeutics and Stalicla have grown their teams. As per October, the newly appointed members will take over responsibility as Chief Operation Officer, Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Science respectively to help drive the companies towards success.

 

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Startschuss für Künstliche Intelligenz Hub

 

Akteure und Akteurinnen aus Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft wollen mit gebündelten Kräften die Position von Zürich und der ganzen Schweiz als Forschungs- und Wirtschaftsstandorts im Bereich Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) stärken. Vergangene Woche hat der «KI Moonshot Roundtable» den Startschuss für den Aufbau eines vernetzten Talent- und Forschungs-Hubs im...

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Medtech startups represent Switzerland at Medica in Düsseldorf

 

Medica 2019, one of the largest medtech trade fairs will bring together more than 6,200 exhibitors and visitors from 170 countries. Switzerland will also make its presence with 81 companies including 14 Swiss startups. Innosuisse is sponsoring four startups.

 

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Memo Therapeutics to receive milestone and royalty payments

 

As part of its collaboration with the Germany-based ImmunoQure, the ETH spinoff Memo Therapeutics will produce multiple APS-1 autoantibody libraries from which the latter will screen for novel drug candidates. The startup will receive research payments from ImmunoQure as well as milestone and royalty payments.

 

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Chinese company to leverage Windsor's AI-solution in seven Asian markets

 

 

Following a successful pilot, which led to a 34% increase in ROI, the travel company Club Med with presence in 30 countries has selected Windsor.ai for machine-learning attribution modelling and optimisations over the next 12 months. Club Med will cover seven markets in Asia.

 

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A step towards the US

 

The five winners of the Swisscom Startup Challenge are in Silicon Valley for a week, however, several of them are working to build a lasting presence in the US, lured by the big market, investors and potential acquirers. But there are challenges to be considered.

 

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