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New Entries to Commercial Register in May 2015: Decline of the previous month continues

At a Total Switzerland level, 12.83% fewer companies were founded in May 2015 compared to the prior month April. This constitutes a further decline since the month of March, which performed strongly in terms of new registrations, and an already weak April. more…

“eSMART” networks your house with your smart phone

Start-up eSMART has developed an innovative module which allows you to control your own house or apartment at the click of a button. This start-up company from French-speaking Switzerland has just won the “Prix Strategis 2015”. more…

Does your company need an extra boost? – The Swisscom Business Booster team develops individual solutions

Many start-up companies struggle with efficiency problems because they are having to deal with too many other tasks on top of their core business. The specialists at Swisscom Business Booster analyse your business and develop tailored improvements. more…

New Companies Register registrations in April 2015: decline after a strong March

April was unable to match the strong performance of the previous month, and experienced a decline. When compared to this month last year, new registrations recorded by the Companies Register in April 2015 also recorded a slight decline. It’s a subdued start to the 2nd quarter of 2015. more…

Interview with Melchior Buchs – CEO of Business Parc Reinach

Melchior Buchs is CEO and Start-up Coach of Business Parc Reinach. The Reinach start-up centre provides people who want to become self-employed with free start-up advice on entrepreneurial activities and market entry. more…

Heuberger Winterthur Young Entrepreneur Award 2015: total prize money of CHF 600,000

Who has the best business idea, the best product or the best service up their sleeve? Once again, it’s time to pull out all the stops for the Heuberger Winterthur Young Entrepreneur Award 2015. In total, prize money of 600,000 Swiss francs is up for grabs. Applications are open now, and anyone who fancies their […] more…

Changing legal status – Must the commercial register be changed?

Companies can generally change their legal status without a prior liquidation. The law determines conclusively what conversions are allowed. In order to ensure legal certainty, any transformation of legal status must be entered into the commercial register. more…

Transfer of Assets and Liabilities through Asset Transfer

Asset transfer enables simple transferral of assets and liabilities of a company as a whole. The procedural requirements of the individual asset items need not be taken into account. This makes it considerably easier if you want to transfer various assets. more…

SWISS START-UPS AWARDS 2015

Innovative new Swiss entrepreneurs can apply for this year’s SWISS START-UPS AWARDS. The best business ideas will receive funding totalling 200,000 Swiss francs. The deadline for applications is the 14th of June 2015. more…

Manpower Expects Growth in Employment in Second Quarter

The employment market barometer Manpower is announcing a positive employment outlook for the second quarter of 2015. The lifting of the minimum exchange rate made hardly any impact on the Swiss employment market. more…