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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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Aduno Gruppe übernimmt Mehrheit an Contovista

Die Aduno Gruppe baut ihre Beteiligung am Schweizer Fintech Start-up Contovista aus. Die Angel Investoren verkaufen ihre Anteile an Aduno. 30 Prozent der Anteile verbleiben im Besitz des aktuellen Managements, das weiterhin für das operative Geschäft verantwortlich bleibt.

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LuckaBox allows for 90-minute delivery

LuckaBox is an innovative city-logistics start up revolutionizing the way urban e-commerce shoppers experience delivery. The startup provides on-demand urban bike delivery services to online retailers via a state-of-the art data-science-driven and customer-centric web platform. Aike Festini CEO and co-founder of LuckaBox shared the progress of LuckaBox.

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Wellcome Trust supports Polyphor and Neurotune

Polyphor received a first 0.6 mCHF milestone payment from the Wellcome Trust under a Seeding Drug Discovery Award of total up to 2.3 mCHF granted in February 2017. Neurotune was selected for a Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award.

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IRewind delivers personalised video clips for the UBS Kids Cup

Software startup iRewind has delivered personalised finisher video clips for the junior athletes participating in the 2017 UBS Kids Cup. Over 1800 clips were produced each day. The startup will again deliver a video clip for each participating kid in the Swiss final.

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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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Peripal completes series A financing round

Peripal, an ETH start-up developing medical devices to facilitate dialysis has completed the first closing of its series A financing round. The funds will be used to accelerate production as the company gets ready for the EU launch in 2018.

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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 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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