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Swisscom Startup Challenge 2019

The Swisscom StartUp Challenge is an exclusive opportunity for five Swiss tech start-ups to take part in a one-week Business Acceleration Programme in Silicon Valley. 30 companies have benefited from the Acceleration Programme over the last six years and Swisscom Ventures has invested in six of these start-ups. Swisscom, in partnership with Venturelab, is looking […]

Artidis: Cancer diagnosis in less than 3 hours

Marija Plodinec, CEO of Artidis (Img: Technologiepark Basel) “Artidis is based on the oldest diagnostic test on earth: palpation,” says Marija Plodinec, CEO and co-founder of Artidis AG. “In a nutshell, we palpate tissue on a molecular level,“ she adds with a twinkle. That’s because instead of a physician’s hand, Artidis runs a fine, high-precision […]

MassChallenge bestows CHF 500’000 CHF on eight startups

Yesterday, more than 450 people gathered to celebrate the winners of the MassChallenge Switzerland 2018 program. Eight startups received a sum of 500k in a zero-equity cash prize. The diamond winner, Scailyte received the highest share of the cash. The journey of the MassChallenge Switzerland program began four months ago with 51 startups from 30 countries. The […]