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Creativity marathons coming soon

In the coming autumn startups, entrepreneurs, developers, and enthusiast have the opportunity to participate in either the 54-hour Startup weekend or 48-hour hackathon to develop new ideas for a selected theme. These events provide an opportunity to test ideas, get feedback and meet future co-workers. Registration is open.

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Zurich guarantees safety and equality to startup professionals

Nestpick has presented findings of the Startup Cities Index 2017 as basis for individuals to make informed decisions about the best cities to settle in as a startup professional. Zurich ranks 7th with the best score in safety followed by gender equality and healthcare quality.

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Over 230’000 users have a personal boutique with EyeFitU

EyeFitU, a shopping App that allows users to find their right sizes, continues to gain momentum. Since establishment the App has generated more than 230'000 downloads. Online shopping enthusiasts can look up clothes in their sizes from over 50 online stores in the UK, Germany, US and Switzerland. Isabelle Ohnemus CEO and founder provides more insights.

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Wasserfilter für Milliardenmarkt

Gestartet ist Novamem mit Wasserfiltern für den Outdoor-Bereich. Nun geht das ETH-Spin-off mit einem neuen Produkt den milliardenschweren Markt für aufschraubbare Wasserfilter für den Homebereich an.

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3Brain obtains grant for brain-on-a-chip device

The EU has granted CHF 1.7 million to the new project called 3BrainScreen-, which complements a Swiss project of CHF 1.5 million and will be coordinated by 3Brain, the Swiss brain-computer company.

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Schweizer Security-Tool stösst in USA auf Anklang

Nach einer gründlichen Marktrecherche hat das amerikanische IT Security Unternehmen Lynx Technology Partners LUCY-Server in sein Produktportfolio aufgenommen. Das Produkt des Schweizer Startups Lucy Phishing ermöglicht die Simulation von Cyberattacken.

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Swiss digital marketing startups to pitch in Cologne

Three Swiss startups have been nominated among the Top 16 finalists of the Digital Marketing Innovation World Cup. The finalists will pitch their ideas before the audience of more than 50’000 visitors at the 2017 dmexco trade fair in Cologne, Germany. The winner will be announced and crowned as the “Digital Marketing Hero”.

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SecureSafe knackt 1-Million-User-Grenze

Der Schweizer Cloud-Speicher «SecureSafe» wächst kontinuierlich. Im Juli 2017 hat der Dienst die Grenze von einer Million Nutzern durchbrochen.

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Swiss Startup Ecosystem: Maturing but still challenges to tackle

During summer several blog posts and articles about the Swiss Startup ecosystem were published – by outsiders as well as by insiders. They provide a lot of insights and raise thought-provoking questions: Are Swiss founders not ambitious enough? Should more Swiss startups leave the country?

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Kuros raises CHF 17M

Kuros Biosciences has concluded an overallotment option granted to Zürcher Kantonalbank. In total, the company raised CHF 16.9 million from the sale of 1,351,606 shares in the rights and share offering. These sale was based on the issue price of CHF 12.50 per share. The funds will be used in preparation for the commercialization of Kuros’ products in the US...

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