03.04.2017 08:10

Symetis to be bought by Boston Scientific for $435 million

The Swiss Medtech company Symetis and Boston Scientific have reached a definitive purchase agreement whereby Boston Scientific will acquire Symetis for $435 million in an all cash, up-front payment.


29.03.2017 17:15

Profitable deal for Numab

Biotech startup Numab Therapeutics specialising in proprietary pipeline of multi-specific biotherapeutics in immuno-oncology and immunology has entered a research and option agreement with Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. for the identification of a multi-specific antibody candidate for development in immuno-oncology.  Numab will receive up to CHF 258 million plus tiered royalties on sales. 

29.03.2017 16:30

Bitcoin exchange ShapeShift Raises $10.4 Million in Series A

ShapeShift is the world’s leading instant exchange for Bitcoin digital currency and other blockchain assets with an exchange volume of more than 50,000 Bitcoins (CHF50 million) per Month. The Zug-based start-up today announced the completion of its $10.4 million Series A funding round led by Earlybird and joined by Lakestar.

29.03.2017 08:47

Versantis Raises CHF 4.4 Million in Series A Financing

The funding round for the biotech start-up was led by Redalpine Venture Partners. The funding brings resources to advance Versantis’ lead candidate VS-01 to first-in-human study and transform the care of patients with rare and life-threatening liver diseases.


28.03.2017 11:34

22 startups selected to pitch at the Swiss Venture Day - reloaded

Swiss Startup Invest has completely redesigned its Swiss Venture Day to allow for more meetings, keynote speeches and startup pitches. 22 startups have been selected to pitch at the first reloaded event on 5. April 2017. Registration to attend the event is open until 1. April.

28.03.2017 09:44

ZKB investiert 9,5 Millionen in Startups

Vergangenes Jahr investierte die Zürcher Kantonalbank 9.5 Millionen Franken in insgesamt 27 Startups. Acht der Investments waren Neufinanzierungen.


27.03.2017 16:07

Seven start-ups selected for ESA BIC program

ESA BIC operates a technology transfer programme offering targeted support and funding to start-ups in the field of space technologies and applications. Last week seven start-ups were selected for the program.

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Wednesday, April 26th 2017; 17:00 - 21:00

Startup Champions Seed Night 2017 Forum Rolex Learning Center

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25.04.2017 18:00 - 20:00

Wunderwaffe Storytelling? Impact Hub Bern Spitalgasse 28 (Eingang beim Ryffligässchen)

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