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Swisscom Startup Challenge: 10 finalists selected

 

In October five Swiss start-ups will travel to the Silicon Valley for a tailor-made business acceleration program. Today Swisscom announced the ten finalists having a chance to win the trip.

 

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25 Swiss entrepreneurs among the Forbes 30Under30

 

Last year 17 persons from the Swiss start-up scene made it to the Forbes 30under30 2019 list for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This year their number rose to almost 30.

 

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Ins Ausland mit besten Referenzen

 

In der Schweiz setzen das Widder Hotel und Restaurant in Zürich, das Appenzeller Berggasthaus Aescher oder das Luzerner KKL auf das Reservierungssystem von aleno. Nun steht die Auslandsexpansion an. Die notwendigen Mittel liefert eine Finanzierungsrunde.

 

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PXL Vision closes a seven-figure round

 

Established as a spin-off from the ETH Zurich, PXL Vision offers solutions for online user verification. The startup has now completed a 'pre-seed' round led by SIX FinTech Ventures with contribution from the Zürcher Kantonalbank and a private business angel. A bigger round is planned for Autumn.

 

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Christian Wenger ist Business Angel des Jahres

 

 

Er hat schon von Startups gesprochen, als viele der heutigen Gründer noch Kinder waren. Heute hat die Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA) Christian Wenger zum Schweizer Business Angel des Jahres gekürt. 

 

 

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Five Swiss projects recognized for promoting sustainable development

 

The Swiss Youth and Future prize 'Together we're better' recognizes projects designed to promote sustainable development in Switzerland’s partner countries. Five out of 92 projects won the award prizes of between CHF 10‘000 and CHF 4000.

 

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«Die Höhle der Löwen»: Zum Abschluss drei Investments

 

 

Gestern strahlte TV24 die siebte und letzte Folge von «Die Höhle der Löwen» aus. Drei von sechs Startups – Yarykidz, Shareley und Tastier ‒ stiessen bei der Jury auf Interesse und befinden sich in Investitionsverhandlungen.

 

 

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"Now that we are a startup ourselves we understand the challenges"

 

Arijana Walcott and Sophie Lamparter founded the incubator DART Labs last year and have now transformed the organisation into an independent company, offering a broad range of services. In an interview with Startupticker, Walcott reveals the plans for DART Labs, explains the offering for start-ups and the business model and shares insights into starting a...

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A personal coach for everyone: VAY Sports launches its AI fitness app

 

VAY Sports, a spin-off startup from the University of Zurich, has launched the first digital fitness coach. The app uses artificial intelligence to motivate and correct the user in real time on the exercise execution.

 

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DePoly is the first >>venture>> Grand Prize winner

 

DePoly has won CHF150k at the >>venture>> award ceremony held yesterday at ETH Zurich. The team has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic.

 

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