Swiss startup Taurus raises $65m to further develop its digital asset platform, fuel international expansion
Taurus, the digital asset infrastructure provider for financial institutions in Europe, announced a $65 million Series B capital raise from strategic investors.
Africa’s mobility startup eWaka secures $540K loan from SECO to accelerate growth
Kenyan mobility solutions provider eWaka has secured a $540K loan from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of the Swiss Confederation.
Squid raises $3.5m to build next-generation cross-chain swaps
Squid, a Zug, Switzerland-based provider of a routing protocol that enables users and developers to easily access cross-chain liquidity, raised a $3.5m seed round led by North Island Ventures.
HashKey and SEBA Bank partner to accelerate institutional adoption of digital assets in Hong Kong and Switzerland
HashKey and SEBA Bank announced a partnership to leverage their digital asset service offerings as well as custody and asset management products to accelerate institutional adoption of digital assets.
Travel startup Wander raises $100m credit facility from Credit Suisse to scale smart vacation homes across the U.S.
Wander, a travel startup with a network of smart vacation homes, announced it has closed a $100 million credit facility with Zürich-based Credit Suisse, a global investment bank and financial services firm.
Swiss Web3 payment startup DePay partners with WooCommerce to bring payments to online merchants
Swiss Web3 payment startup DePay, announced it is joining forces with the self-hostable, open-source eCommerce plugin WooCommerce, pushing decentralization further and providing merchants with the ability to have customers send payments directly to their own wallets.
Swiss settlement banking startup Arf raises $13m seed seed round to further develop its blockchain-based technology
Arf, the VQF-regulated global settlement banking platform using Web3 technologies has raised $13 million in a seed round with the participation of industry leaders.
Swiss NFT-based athlete investment startup FANtium raises €2m angel investment to democratize athlete financing
Swiss NFT-based athlete investment platform FANtium, announced a private pre-seed round of $2 million.
ABB partners with Dutch AI predictive maintenance scaleup Samotics to expand condition monitoring services
ABB and Samotics, the provider of ESA technology that is a high-growth scaleup company, have entered a strategic long-term partnership to provide enhanced condition monitoring services.
Swiss biotech startup Hedera Dx raises €14m seed funding to accelerate global adoption of liquid biopsies
Hedera Dx, a Swiss biotech startup, has raised €14 million in funding to launch a blood-based testing solution to profile cancer DNA circulating in the blood, helping patients access better treatments.
Dutch sustainable blockchain startup GRNGrid secures $50m to drive connectivity with crypto exchanges
The GRN Association announced it has secured an investment totaling $50 million for the GRNGrid project from GEM Digital, a venture capital focused on digital currencies.
Amcor increases investment in digital flexible packaging startup ePac
Amcor, a global player in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced a further strategic investment of up to $45 million in ePac Flexible Packaging (ePac), a player in high quality, short run length digitally-based flexible packaging.
Swiss crypto startup 21.co raises $25m, becomes Switzerland's largest crypto Unicorn
21.co, the world's player in providing access to crypto through simple and easy to use products, announced a $25 million round led by Marshall Wace.
Swiss foodtech startup Planted raises €70m Series B funding to accelerate international growth
Swiss foodtech startup Planted, known for its natural biostructured meat made from alternative proteins, announced it has successfully closed its Series B financing round of €70 million.
Swiss tech startup deskbird raises $5m to accelerate growth across Europe
deskbird, a Swiss-based tech company on its way to becoming Europe’s leading workplace management platform, announced the closing of a $5 million Pre-Series A financing round.
Swiss startup Numarics secures leading position in European fintech with $2.2m funding
Swiss fintech startup Numarics is on its way to becoming the standard for state-of-the-art financial management and accounting for creators and small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe.
London-based AI startup Peptone closes $40m Series A funding to build a state-of-the-art research facility in Bellinzona
Peptone, the molecular computational physics company focused on protein drug discovery, announced the successful completion of a $40 million Series A financing round.
Swiss Web3 payment startup DePay brings Web3 P2P payment gateway to eligible Shopify merchants
Swiss Web3 payment startup DePay, announced its official integration into omnichannel commerce platform Shopify, allowing for the very first integration of a wallet-to-wallet (P2P) payment solution for eligible Shopify merchants.
Crypto Valley Venture Capital firm launches early-stage fund targeting African blockchain startups
Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC), announced the launch of its African Blockchain Early-Stage Fund targeting blockchain startups from across Africa.
Swiss edtech startup Alphacruncher raises €1.45m for global rollout of research cloud workspace product
Swiss edtech startup Alphacruncher has raised €1.45 million funding from Austrian venture capital firm Alpine Equity, NGM, private investors and existing users, to enable the global rollout of its education and research cloud workspace product, Nuvolos.
Zurich-based smart data capture pioneer Scandit completes $150m Series D funding to expand its global footprint
Zurich-based Scandit, the global player in smart data capture, has completed a Series D funding round of $150 million at a company valuation in excess of $1 billion.
Swiss cybersecurity startup Saporo raises $2.7m pre-seed round to improve resistance against attacks
Swiss cybersecurity startup Saporo announced a $2.7 million pre-seed round co-led by Session VC and Lightbird Ventures to make it easier for businesses of any size to increase their cyber resistance.
Swiss startup Caeli Nova raises CHF 8 million funding to deliver its new emergency oxygen system onto passenger aircraft
This latest round of investment will allow the breathing technology developer to take greater strides in enhancing its technology, and to bring its first products to the market.
World's innovation platform Plug and Play launches in Basel, Switzerland
The largest innovation enabler in the world, Plug and Play, announced the launch of a new office in Basel, Switzerland, in partnership with the first Founding Partner, uptownBasel.
Crypto Valley Venture Capital initiates investment strategy to build blockchain accelerator for African startups
African blockchain disruptors and early-stage startups have joined CV Labs Global Incubation Program Batch 03. The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy.
Israeli logistics AI startup Amphorica partners with Swiss investor Falco Capital to accelerate growth
Falco Capital and Amphorica jointly announced the closing of a capital investment and cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, Amphorica appoints Falco Capital partner Peter Salzer, as Director of the company's board.
Basel-based DayOne Accelerator launches call for digital health startups
DayOne, the healthcare innovation initiative based in Switzerland, announced the extended deadline for the global call for its digital health accelerator to Friday, 5 November 2021.
[Startup Interview] Paul Foley, CEO, CTEX Markets, UK
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[Startup Interview] PJF Schmidt, Lucas Brosi, Marcus Luer, Urs Meier, Founders, Heroes AG, Switzerland
Heroes AG is a Swiss startup that has tapped into the underdeveloped fan merchandising sector through distribution of modern and trendy lifestyle products.
Blockchain startup Vaionex Corporation completes seed funding round with Two Hop Ventures
Vaionex Corporation, a blockchain startup founded by students from the University of Cambridge, announced it has completed a seed funding round with Two Hop Ventures, a Dutch venture capital firm focused exclusively on investing in Bitcoin SV startup.
MindMed partners with Swiss psychedelic drug discovery startup MindShift Compounds to patent next-gen psychedelic compounds
MindMed, a psychedelic medicine biotech company announced a new partnership with Swiss startup MindShift Compounds AG to develop and patent next-gen psychedelic compounds with psychedelic or empathogenic properties.
Swiss biotech startup Memo Therapeutics raises €13.9m to support clinical development of potent antibodies
Swiss biotech startup Memo Therapeutics AG, an innovator in the field of antibody discovery and immune repertoire analysis, announced it has raised €13.9 million in Series B financing.
AI start up TEAL partners with CorionX to develop a sustainable crypto currency system
TEAL, the smart blockchain ecosystem, is partnering with CorionX, the Corion Foundation that supports stablecoin and DeFi awareness through its #MoneyInTheRightDirectionMovement.
Swiss healthtech startup Mobile Health AG selects Infosys for its commercial launch of Consilium Care
Infosys, next-generation digital services and consulting company has been selected by Mobile Health AG to enhance the go-to-market (GTM) strategy for its electronically patient-reported outcomes (ePRO) platform, Consilium Care™.
Swisscom, Ericsson and Qualcomm join forces to find world's most innovative 5G startups
Switzerland's telecommunications and IT company Swisscom is joining forces with Ericsson and Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH to identify the world's most innovative startups and research teams working on 5G applications.
Zurich-based turicode closes €2m seed investments round for growth plans
turicode, a successful Software-as-a-Service provider in the field of document processing solutions based on machine learning and deep learning raised €2 million seed investments to fund the company’s growth plans.
Swiss startup Olympe raises €2.3m investment round to accelerate growth
Olympe, a disruptive software development platform for large companies announced the closing of €2.3 million funding round.
Swiss cleantech stratup Insolight closes Series A financing with €4.6 million
Swiss cleantech stratup Insolight announced that a Series A Round of €4.6 million has successfully been closed led by Investiere, with co-investors Zürcher Kantonalbank, Swiss Immo Lab and a number of private business angels.
Swiss startup Advertima raises €15m Series A funding to make smart retail spaces a reality
Advertima, an emerging computer vision platform provider, announced the close of a €15 million Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Swiss Life Science startup CUTISS raises €18.7 in series B funding
CUTISS AG, an innovative Swiss Life Science Company has successfully closed its series B financing round at €18.7 million, which was eventually oversubscribed.
Swiss fintech startup Alpian secures €11.5 million to launch digital bank
Swiss digital financial services company, Alpian SA, has announced a successful Series A funding round worth CHF 12.2 million, approximately €11.5 million.