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500 million francs of new money for Swiss startups

Through the holographic technology from WayRay, information is displayed for drivers directly on the car windscreen. Unlike with conventional head-up displays, the information is projected onto the windscreen in such a way that for the driver it looks as though the information was projected directly onto the surrounding area. Alibaba, Porsche, and Hyundai recognised the […] more…

How to foster entrepreneurship. A liberal’s critique of the status quo in Switzerland

Ever since Schumpeter’s gale (namely, the concept of creative destruction), liberalism has cultivated an intimate relationship to entrepreneurship – entrepreneurs embody the creative power of free markets, and conversely one assumes entrepreneurs to be inclined to a liberal social order. How does this reciprocal relationship come about? Different explanatory patterns exist. One of them runs […] more…

The city of Basel reduces corporation tax to 13%

As of recent, the corporation tax in the city of Basel is 13%. Through Patent Box deductions for research and development, companies have even achieved a reduction of up to 11%. The governing council has now allowed the changes take retroactive effect as of 1 January 2019. With the domicile service of our partner, Findea, […] more…

Apply now! TIP Logistics Technology and Innovation Park 2020

As a young and innovative company, it is a challenge to find a successful entry into the market and to establish itself. We would like to support you on this way and have the perfect solution for it: The TIP – your chance! The VNL and Easyfairs will be organising a forum on innovation topics in […] more…

Swiss Economic Award 2020 – Young entrepreneurs of the year wanted!

The Swiss Economic Award is the most important award for young entrepreneurs in Switzerland. Since 1999, the Swiss Economic Forum (SEF) annually honors outstanding entrepreneurial achievements in the categories “Services”, “Hightech/Biotech” and “Production/Trade”. The jury, headed by Monika Ribar, honors companies with innovative strength, creativity and great future potential. Eligible to participate are Swiss start-up […] more…

Christmas gift tags

There’s no point giving great gifts if you don’t let everyone know who they are from! These custom-printed gift tags will make sure your customers remember you. The lights are up, baubles are hanging on the tree and the smell of turkey hangs in the air…. It’s Christmas time! And that means it’s high time […] more…

Climate change: an opportunity for innovative people

For several years, the start-up scene has been booming. More and more people are opting for professional independence and trying to implement a potentially profitable business idea. However, as it becomes increasingly difficult to innovate in markets that are often already saturated, the challenges posed by todays issues are opening up new opportunities for talented […] more…

Time to expand your business in Asia: what to consider to set-up your business in Singapore

Singapore, the gateway to Asia. With a land area of 721 kmq, Singapore is one of the smallest nations of the world yet consistently ranked among one of the easiest places to doing business. Strategically located at the very heart of Asia, the City-State has established itself as global gateway into other emerging markets in […] more…

Interview with Ivo Furrer, president of digitalswitzerland

digitalswitzerland wants to forge ahead with digitisation in Switzerland. More than 130 prominent members, such as ABB, BMW, Google, IBM, the Swiss Post or Swisscom, now belong to the landmark initiative. At the end of 2018, Ivo Furrer assumed the post as president of digitalswitzerland. We talked with him about digitalswitzerland and the digitisation. The […] more…

Interview with Roberto Dal Corso, Business Growth Strategist

As a business growth strategist, Roberto Dal Corso advises companies and private individuals worldwide and can look back on many years of experience. On 8 October 2019 he will lead our course “Business Growth Strategy – For Business Owners, Leaders & Entrepreneurs” in Zurich. We met him for an interview. Mr Dal Corso, as founder […] more…