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Report on Company Foundations June 2020: Founding figures reach new record

The corona low seems to have been overcome, at least for the time being. In June 2020, the number of newly founded firms reaches a new record with a total of 4484 new companies being founded. Compared to May 2020, 1165 more new companies were founded (+35.10%) and compared to June 2019, there is an […] more…

Digital advertising: we’re back – are you?

A lot has changed over the last few weeks and months: we have worked at home (and in some cases are still doing so), have stopped meeting friends and family in private and have adapted our company’s marketing planning given the new circumstances we find ourselves in. But now times are changing again, normal life […] more…

Swisscom’s new Mobile ID App enabled by Futurae

Swisscom Trust Services new Mobile ID App for an easy and secure login, digital signature and expression of intent is enabled by Futurae Authentication Platform. Cumbersome SMS codes disappear for end users. The solution is aimed at companies in Switzerland and the EU. more…

Data protection and data security – What companies need to know

An increasing number of companies collect personal data. This may be those of customers in order to provide them with personalized offers, or those of employees for performance evaluation. However, caution is required when processing data. Various rules must be observed to ensure data security. The basic legal norms governing the processing of personal data […] more…

Is my boss allowed to collect my data? – Employee Data Mining

In times of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, more and more employers are using algorithms to collect data about their employees. This process is known as data mining and is used to make forecasts about HR developments and to optimize HR decisions. Big-data analytics and algorithms are omnipresent today, even in working life. […] more…

Report on Company Foundations May 2020: Founding numbers are rising again

After an absolute record low due to the corona crisis, the number of start-ups is rising again in May 2020. With 3319 start-ups, May 2020 is on average according to the records. Compared to April 2020, an increase of 587 start-ups was recorded (+21.49%). However, this means that the past month still lags far behind […] more…

Sustainable coffee mugs

Coffee-to-go cups: Sustainable and printable – is it really possible? Definitely! Either with completely recyclable reUUSI cups or with reusable alternatives. more…

5 tips for a successful company website

The website was created, but has no visitors? Especially for startups, the lack of users can have devastating consequences. Nowadays a good internet presence is essential for success. Not only do many customers only become aware of a company through Google searches or the website, in many cases the quality of the internet presence is […] more…

Report on Company Foundations April 2020: Total crash of the foundation numbers – about 1000 company foundations less due to the coronavirus

In April 2020, the number of start-ups reached an absolute record low due to the corona crisis. With only 2732 company foundations, the past month is by far the worst April since the beginning of the records. Compared with April 2019, there was a reduction of 920 company foundations (- 25.19%). The decline is even […] more…

154 million for start-ups – What you need to know about the federal guarantees

On April 22, 2020, the Swiss Confederation pledged CHF 154 million in financial support for start-ups. The new measure is a response to the call for help from start-ups and builds on the existing guarantee system. But what exactly are guarantees and how does the path to a loan work? We answer your questions. Guarantees […] more…