Category Archives: Switzerland-Startups

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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DNA-based Personality Test: Swiss startup Karmagenes secures angel funding

Karmagenes, a Swiss startup that creates a DNA-based personality test, today announced that it secured CHF 260K from a group of angel investors from 4 different countries, with a potential follow-on investment of CHF 290K. In the next 2-4 weeks Karmagenes will also release … Continue reading

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The Swiss Startup Association launches with the goal to improve Switzerland’s startup ecosystem

By the end of last week, the Swiss Startup Association announced its official launch. The organisation already counts 90 members from the Swiss startup ecosystem. The Swiss Startup Association has been formed to be the voice of startups in order … Continue reading

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Staff Finder: On-demand marketplace for temporary staff scores €20M from One Peak and Goldman Sachs

Staff Finder has just announced the completion of a growth equity investment led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital. The funding will help the Swiss company to accelerate its international expansion strategy and support its product development … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: FlatClub, FinanceFox and Bloomon

New year, new job? Join one of Europe’s hottest startups out there and be prepared for an exciting journey! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure to check out our job board. Below we’ll introduce you … Continue reading

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Zurich- and Berlin-based insurance startup FinanceFox raises $5.5 million

FinanceFox, the next-generation insurance app, today announced it has raised $5.5 million led by Salesforce Ventures, with participation from AngelList, Idinvest, Seedcamp and Speedinvest. This funding will be used to expand its marketing and sales activities in Switzerland and Germany as … Continue reading

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START Summit: Join one of Europe’s leading student-driven entrepreneurship conferences

START Summit, one of Europe’s leading student-led entrepreneurship conferences, will take place from 18-19 March 2016 in St. Gallen (Switzerland). The event brings together about 1,500 participants including investors, young entrepreneurs, startups and corporates. The speaker’s list includes names like Yossi … Continue reading

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