A chance for Swiss entrepreneurs: STARTUPS.CH, AXA, Winterthur, and newly also Axpo, are presenting awards to the best business ideas in Switzerland. There awards come together under the header of the Swiss Startups Awards. Aside from the STARTUPS.CH AWARD, which is being given out by the online incorporation service of the same name, AXA insurance will be giving away a special innovation awards and the power company Axpo will, for the first time, be giving away its Energy Award. Each award comes with a sum of CHF 50,000. (more…)
After you have decided to go into business for yourself, very early on you must already think about what kind of legal entity would be best suited for your company. To that end it is important to inform oneself early about the advantages and disadvantages of the different legal entity types.
The number of new companies entered into the Swiss commercial register has remained stable for Q1 2013. When compared to the same quarter one year prior the numbers indicate an increase of 0.4% to a total of 10,105 entries. The clear sinner in terms of gains is the canton of Thurgau with an increase of 26%. The canton of Zurich, an important market barometer, lost 0.4%. These are the results of the latest analysis carried out by the entrepreneurship experts at STARTUPS.CH.
The distirct attorney’s office for Zug came to a decision on April 5th 2013 in regard to the criminal complaint filed by STARTUPS.CH against the operators of www.startplace.ch (see our blog post from March 1st, 2013).