24.02.2017 09:09

Start-up life can be hard

Avionix discontinued the development of their consumer product and focusses now on the B2B-side. Another start-up founder explains why you should forget everything you heard about courage, motivation and inspiration of entrepreneurs. Business angel Roland Zeller writes about the myriad of start-ups trying to attract him as an investor and gives some tips for start-ups in an environment where demand for capital exceeds supply. And's Jessica Bruder thinks that building a company is brutal. Our start-up press review.


23.02.2017 15:00

Umweltfreundliche Alternative zu Kunstoffen

FluidSolids entwickelt neuartige Biokomposite. Mittlerweile ist die Pilotanlage zur industriellen Produktion in Betrieb. Nun hat eine myclimate Ökobilanz bestätigt, dass die Biokomposite von FluidSolids bei der Gesamtumweltbelastung eindeutig besser abschneiden als handelsübliche Kunststoffe. Ein wichtiges Argument beim Marktaufbau.


17.02.2017 09:41

When a business angel joins a start-up

In 2016 Olivier Beaumont joined the start-up évoé as part time CEO. We asked him about the challenges, his experiences and his advice for other business angels thinking of working in a start-up team.


16.02.2017 10:46

«Schweizer Wachstums-Champions 2017»

Handelszeitung und Le Temps haben heute ein Ranking mit wachstumsstarken Schweizer Firmen veröffentlicht. Es zeigt, dass es vor allem im IT-Bereich zahlreiche Schweizer Startups gibt, die den Schritt vom Jungunternehmen zum schnell wachsenden KMU schaffen.


01.02.2017 12:06

Swiss Government initiates consultation on new Fintech regulations

During its meeting on 1 February 2017, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area. The revision should ensure that barriers to market entry for fintech firms are reduced and that the competitiveness of the Swiss financial centre is enhanced. The consultation will last until 8 May 2017.


30.01.2017 15:00

Swiss startups discover the untapped potential in India’s fintech sector

A delegation including Swiss startups and academia were invited by swissnex India for a week-long Fintech tour in India. Having explored and learnt about the Indian fintech market, the Swiss delegation is certain about embracing the untapped potential in the country.


27.01.2017 12:50

Venture Capital: Switzerland among the Top European Countries

This week we presented the Swiss Venture Capital Report 2016. Data from other sources allow to compare Swiss investments with those of other countries.

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02.03.2017 10:00 - 17:00

BlueLion - Tag der Offenen Tür BlueLion Zürich, Sihlquai 125, 8005 Zürich

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7th - 22nd March 2017

CTI Entrepreneurship - Business Growth - Module 4 EPFL Innovation Park - Lausanne

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