Category Archives: Switzerland-Startups

Startup investment platform investiere.ch raises CHF 3.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Zürcher Kantonalbank

The startup investment platform investiere.ch has successfully closed a Series B financing round totalling CHF 3.5 million. This capital increase will enable investiere.ch to further develop its platform with services and tools related to startup financing and to accelerate growth. … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping app Bring! raises €1.2 million to expand into new markets

The Swiss grocery shopping app Bring! recently secured about €1.2 million in a seed financing round with angels investors. Furthermore 7 private investors from the online startup investment platform investiere.ch contributed close to CHF 500’000 to this financing round. The seven digit … Continue reading

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Swiss online security startup Cyberhaven raises $2 million to protect your data from cyber attacks and insider leaks

Cyberhaven, a stealth-mode cybersecurity startup spun out of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), just announced the closing of over $2 million in an oversubscribed first round of financing. Cyberhaven is based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Boston … Continue reading

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Geneva-based Silent Circle announces $50 million in Series C funding

Silent Circle, a pioneer in the mobile privacy market, just secured $50 million in a Series C funding round led by Santander Bank. The Swiss startup will use the growth capital to expand product development, customer service, business development and … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Join predict.io, Flynt or Med Angel

Your boss is an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in … Continue reading

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Switzerland-based Klik & Pay acquires Rocket Internet’s payment service Paymill

Payment service provider Klik & Pay and the Munich-based online payment service provider Paymill have announced that they are going to merge their services. Nothing will change for the existing customers since the products of both companies will continue to … Continue reading

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Swiss fintech startup MUUME secures € 2 million to make mobile payments more convenient

The Swiss fintech startup MUUME just secured about € 2 million in growth funding in a fincancing round led by Frankfurt-based private equity company Heliad Equity Partners. The fresh capital will be used for the further market entry and the international … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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Join the Kickstart Accelerator – Switzerland’s first international accelerator program (Sponsored)

Got a great business idea? Make it happen in Zurich this summer. The Kickstart Accelerator is the most ambitious Swiss startup program to date open to early-stage startups. The program of the Kickstart Accelerator is a fast-track gateway for entrepreneurs from near … Continue reading

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Swiss employee referral startup Eqipia just got acquired by Xing – for up to €7.35 million

XING AG, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, has just acquired the Zurich-based startup BuddyBroker and its product Eqipia. Eqipia, which was founded in 2012, is the leading intelligent and automated employee referral programme in Switzerland. The purchase price is … Continue reading

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