«Parfois, dans la vie,
il faut savoir oser»
Martina Aichhorn est spécialiste du marketing en ligne, mère de deux enfants en bas âge et depuis peu entrepreneuse. C’est en constatant qu'il ...
Intrapreneurship vs Startup Scouting – Do we want to make or buy Corporate Innovation?
In my role as Head of Startup Initiatives at Swisscom I am not only responsible to scout the “right” startups for the different business units...
A fast jump into Silicon Valley
For its fifth time in a row the Swisscom StartUp Challenge brings five Swiss startups to the Silicon Valley for a tailor-made acceleration program...
Big Data for Big Impact:
Improving quality of life
As we are enjoying summer, we are all frustrated when we plan to meet friends in the city centre and end up in a traffic jam...
8 Smart-City Start-ups and 1 Intrapreneur team will join the Kickstart Accelerator in September
This year’s Kickstart Accelerator boot camp took place in beautiful Zurich and Swisscom, as a partner of the Smart City acceleration program...
Call for Innovation – The Inside Out Approach to Scout Startups
Call for Innovation (C4I) is a new initiative to scout startups. What is it about and why do we need it? André Schraner, initiator of the C4I, is answering...
«Renouvelons l’image du café!»
Les connaisseurs de café sont légion, mais rares sont ceux qui se vouent à leur art comme le fait Benjamin Hohlmann. A tout juste 34 ans, il est...
"Signing a deal with three of the largest Swiss companies gave us a lot of credibility"
Janis Graubins, CEO of Notakey hit the jackpot of last year's Kickstart Accelerator.
"The angel community is still incredibly monolithic"
Brigitte Baumann is the Co-founder of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing and part of this year's jury of the Swisscom StartUp Challenge.
A success story: Startup Challenge winner Advanon
As one of the most successful fintech startups in Switzerland, Advanon closed its second financing round in January 2017, including an investment...
"Come with a product or even revenues – not just slideware"
These days, many large corporates work with start-ups. From the start-ups’ point of view, these opportunities raise numerous questions...
Jouer dans la cour des grands: les gagnants du Startup Challenge à Silicon Valley
Imaginez la journée de travail la plus harassante que vous puissiez avoir: les réunions s’enchaînent sans que vous...
Lessons Learned: Five Fintech Startups from the Kickstart Accelerator
They have been selected among the ten fintech startups from the Kickstart Accelerator being part of the 3 month program that aims to push...
"The power of networking is so big here in the Valley" – about the 2017 Acceleration Program
Sunday 24 September, 4pm. The CEOs of the five winning start-ups AlgoTrader, ecoRobotix, 1Drop Diagnostics, OneSky and Advertima have just...
“We have additional potential to link available data together better”
HackZurich 2017 was remarkable, inspiring… and is already consigned to the history books. Five international teams worked on the Datasport...
"If it wasn't for the Kickstart Accelerator, we would still be talking about that project"
Kickstart Accelerator offers a specialised programme for intrapreneurship projects from the participating partners. Within the vertical Smart...
Swisscom StartUp Challenge: Off to Silicon Valley!
August 17th, a hot, sunny day in Biel. While others were enjoying the sun, the ten finalists of the Swisscom Startup Challenge were preparing there...
"10 Fintech Startups Ready to Kickstart"
It's been one week since the selection bootcamp of this year's Kickstart Accelerator took place that we, as a sponsor of the fintech vertical, were part of.
StartUp Challenge 2017 –
201 Startups Have Applied
201 startups have applied for our StartUp Challenge! To get some background information about them, we summarized some key...
The Power of Communities in the Digital Age
From Kelly Hungerford to Alisée de Tonnac, 8 incredible women have been invited to talk about their role as a community builder...
One year later: Nanolive, Winner of the StartUp Challenge 2016
It's been one year since the startup Nanolive applied for the Startup Challenge – had the chance to go to Silicon Valley and...
Swisscom StartUp Challenge: Why You Should Apply
The fifth Swisscom StartUp Challenge is under way: Penny Schiffer, Head of Startup Initiatives at Swisscom, tells you what to expect and why...
«Quand la conseillère StartUp devient une fidèle cliente»
Une équipe de neuf conseillers spécialisés en création d’entreprises travaille chez Swisscom. Elle accompagne les clients dans la phase...
Scouting for Startups – Learnings from our 1st Call for Innovation
Last Friday, 11 successful startups from Europe, Israel and North America pitched their solutions as part of our newly introduced Call for Innovation.
Démo live @ Stanford, rencontre ahurissante avec des investisseurs et excellents conseils
Dimanche dernier, les cinq gagnants du Swisscom StartUp Challenge s’envolaient à bord du vol LX38 à destination de San Francisco...
«Passengers are impressed like they would be of a magic trick»
One year ago, one of the ten finalists of the Swisscom Startup Challenge, the startup BestMile was selected as the audience’s darling...
De la création à la croissance en un clin d’œil
Avec sa formation en maquillage, la jeune entrepreneuse semble répondre à un véritable besoin. L’académie KETS se développe plus..