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PassOn – the new way in which assets, in traditional and digital form, are passed on to next generations

Today, there is no easy way to pass on digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies, social media data, images, etc. The Swiss company PassOn Ltd. has dedicated itself to leveraging the latest technologies, to bring a new and simple way for everyone to plan and manage their estate. PassOn’s upcoming estate planning solution and inheritance mechanism […] more…

Swiss SMEs Are Sought-After Acquisition Targets Among Foreign Companies

Swiss small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are coveted abroad. Forty of them could already be sold in the first half of 2018. Compared with 2018, this means a 38% increase. By contrast, Swiss SMEs bought up less. This is shown by Deloitte’s study titled Swiss SMEs: M&A activity in H1 2018, which reviews the mergers […] more…

GEW Switzerland: A Week under the Banner of Entrepreneurship

From 12 to 18 November numerous local events, workshops and networking occasions for prospective entrepreneurs will be held under Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Switzerland. Initiated by Swissparks.ch, GEW will host incubators, innovation and technology parks, impact hubs, founder centres and other start-up organisations nationwide. more…

Claiming Input Tax When No Further Tax Liability Exists

The instrument of input tax deduction makes it possible for companies to deduct the value added tax that has already been paid by someone else. This can also be beneficial to unsuccessful companies. In one case, however, the Federal Administrative Court saw it differently. more…

Calculate your VAT correctly

The Swiss VAT law provides companies with the possibility of choosing between two VAT calculation methods (based on an agreed lump-sum or actual proceeds) and three types of taxation (effective, net-tax rate or flat-rate taxation). We show you the differences. more…

priME CUP Promotes Young Entrepreneurship

From 30 November to 1 December 2018 a competition and trainee programme called priME CUP is held in Ingenbohl-Brunnen, in the canton of Schwyz, in which teams of pupils, students and young entrepreneurs receive entrepreneurship and management training and compete against each other in a business simulation. A gift card for company formation via STARTUPS.CH […] more…

Appointed Director of a Limited or Public Limited Company in Switzerland

After 2015 you need to have at least one Swiss Director to start a limited or public limited company in Switzerland. Hence, foreigners who are not Swiss residents cannot establish a company in Switzerland just like that. Being your Appointed Director, Findea AG can offer you a solution to overcome this problem. more…

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Switzerland

GEW Switzerland is inspired by Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a global and annual event each november, dedicated to entrepreneurship, ecosystems and networking and matchmaking. GEW is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. more…

SoFlow: Swiss Electromobility

With its e-mobility products, the Swiss start-up SoFlow based in Flawil would like to conquer the market. From e-scooters to e-skateboards to innovative e-bikes, it offers its customers a broad array of products that respond to various mobility needs. By expanding worldwide, the company has set itself a high goal. more…

A Young Entrepreneur’s Passion Pays Off

Tanja Oehl discovered her passion for fabrics already at an early age, and she received her first orders when she was just nine. When she was 15, she began her dressmaker’s apprenticeship although many people advised her against it. Today she is 23 years old and runs her own award-winning dressmaker’s workshop in Basel. more…