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Loriot gains growth momentum

 

Loriot, an Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, has seen significant growth since its foundation in 2015. Today, the startup serves more than 6000 clients in 100 countries. The startup is further expanding its team in its headquarters in Thalwil to extend its core business and customer services.

 

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Starmind's AI solution to unite 12’000 employees

 

Starmind, a Zurich based company specialising in cognitive computing has developed an AI solution for one of the world’s oldest advertising agencies, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). More than 12000 employees in the JWT’s global network can now ask questions and get access to company know-how in real-time.

 

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The Climate-Kic Journey is coming to the end

 

In Zurich 38 candidates, including 16 from Switzerland, have enrolled in the “Journey” Climate-Kic’s climate change education programme. The Journey offers knowledge on climate change combined with entrepreneurship skills to allow candidates to create a business model. A visit to the world’s first plant that captures atmospheric carbon with a filter is...

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Serviceportal CVCube auf Wachstumskurs

 

Das Zürcher Startup CVCube, das eine Serviceplattform für Weiterbildung betreibt, hat in den ersten 18 Monaten seit der Gründung ein Kursvolumen von über einer Million Schweizer Franken vermittelt.

 

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Meet the Innosuisse council

 

Last week the Innosuisse Board welcomed 20 personalities to Innovation Council. The new members bring diversity to the Innovation Council both with their professional experience in business, universities of applied sciences, universities, ETHs. Nine members stem from a startup background.

 

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Japanischer Internet-Dienstleister investiert in Dacadoo

 

Das Zürcher startup dacadoo hat eine neue Kapitalerhöhung mit Rakuten Capital als Hauptinvestor abgeschlossen. Dacodoo entwickelt und betreibt eine mobile Gesundheitsplattform, mit der Menschen ihrer Gesundheit verfolgen können.

 

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Parquery wins Blackforest company as partner

 

ETH Zurich spinoff Parquery offering smart parking solutions that automatically identify in real-time available parking spots, has joined forces with a black forest based company Hectronic to develop a smart parking-space detection solution. Hectronic is both a commercial partner as well as a strategic investor in Parquery.

 

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Fanpictor to create 75,000 beacons of light in Bank of America Stadium

 

Technology start-up Fanpictor has entered into agreement with the American Football club Carolina Panthers to commemorate the upcoming Fat Fest 2017. The startup will create a light show created by 75,000 smartphones in the Bank of America Stadium.

 

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A new investment for IRsweep

 

IRsweep, the provider of high-performance mid-infrared sensing solutions has closed an investment round with a Switzerland-based industrial company as an investor. The funds will be used to speed up market entry.

 

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Kickstart Accelerator welcomes 9 Swiss startups to the 2017 program

 

Kickstart Accelerator, an initiative of digitalswitzerland operated by Impact Hub Zurich, has today announced the 30 startups for its second cohort that will join its 2017 program, as of September. Among them are nine Swiss startups in the verticles Fintech, Food and Smart cities.

 

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