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CreditGate24 secures support of a major bank for its international expansion

 

The peer-peer-lending platform CreditGate24 was announced the winner of the first BBVA Open Talent Awards in Switzerland. BBVA is a multinational Spanish bank with over 100000 employees in more than 50 countries. The startup will get access to BBVA’s client base and new markets, an all-inclusive trip to BBVA Open Summit Madrid and Mexico, and the...

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Language travel startup Klazz raises USD 800.000

 

The mission of Klazz is to revolutionize the mainly offline language travel industry by matching international students and domestic teachers. The start-up founded by an experienced team will use the new funds to expand to further markets and destinations.

 

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ETH sucht junge Innovatoren für den Alfred-Escher-Preis

 

2019 würde Alfred Escher, Eisenbahnpionier und Mitgründer verschiedener Institutionen wie der ETH Zürich und der Credit Suisse, seinen 200. Geburtstag feiern. Zu dessen Ehren verleiht die ETH nächstes Jahr den Alfred-Escher-Preis für junge Innovatorinnen und Innovatoren. Bewerbungsschluss ist der 19. November.

 

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EY teams up with Regtech startup Apiax

 

EY closed a collaboration agreement with Apiax. Combining Apiax’ regulatory technology and EY’s regulatory content, the companies join forces to deliver financial institutions machine-readable regulations.

 

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PriceHubble gewinnt deutschen Startup-Preis

 

 

 

Die Immobilienbranche entdeckt das Potenzial der Digitalisierung. Treiber sind Proptech-Startups wie PriceHubble. Nun wurden die Zürcher an der Immobilienleitmesse Exporeal 2018 mit dem ersten Preis in der Kategorie «Invest» ausgezeichnet.

 

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KITRO secures capital in a seed round

 

 

Minimizing food waste lies in the hearts of Anastasia Hofmann and Naomi MacKenzie the founders of KITRO. Thanks to their fully automated food waste measurement system for restaurants, the startup has attracted investors that contributed to its first financing round to accelerate market entry.

 

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A digital sandbox for the Swiss healthcare system

 

The first Digital Health Day will take place in Zurich on 30 October 2018. The objective of the event is to develop an action plan and put together a task force made up of key players to drive the digitalisation of healthcare in Switzerland. 

 

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Switzerland: a gateway for international startups to expand into the European market

 

Tonight is the opening ceremony of Kickstart Accelerator’s 2018 program, in which 30 startups from twelve countries are participating. Startupticker asked two international startups, Gnowbe from Singapore and Yarok Microbio from Israel, about their goals for the accelerator, what attracted them to the Swiss market and what their further plans for...

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GetYourGuide: One million bookings per month

 

GetYourGuide, the booking platform for travel experiences, crossed major growth milestones such as over one million ticket bookings in a single month in August 2018. In addition, the company announced it has named Sharon McCollam, former Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at US electronics retailer Best Buy, to its board of directors....

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Farmy erobert die Westschweiz

 

Im April eröffnete der Schweizer Online-Markt Farmy sein zweites Logistikzentrum in der Romandie. Erste Erfolge haben sich bereits eingestellt. Bis 2020 will man mindestens 30 Prozent des Umsatzes in der Westschweiz erwirtschaften. Bei der Expansion helfen wird der Westschweizer Dominique Locher, der ehemalige CEO von LeShop.ch. Er steigt als Investor und...

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