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Amorana is Switzerland's leading online shop for lifestyle erotic products and recognized among Europe's best digital marketing companies.
Bexio is Switzerland's leading provider of cloud-based business and accounting software for SMBs and was acquired by insurance firm Die Mobiliar in 2018.
Contovista provides banks with a data analytics and white label finance management SaaS solution for their digital banking and was acquired by Aduno in 2017.
Dacuda is a Swiss software company in the real-time image processing space and since its acquistion in 2017 the Swiss office of international AR/VR firm Magic Leap.
Digitec Galaxus is Switzerland's largest online retailer with >$1bn annual turnover and was acquired by leading retail firm Migros in 2015.
Doodle is the leading online calendar tool for meeting management, constantly ranked among the world's 1'500 most visited websites and was acquired by Tamedia in 2014.
Duolingo is the world's largest mobile language learning platform with more than 300 million users and so far raised $108m venture capital from leading firms like NEA, Kleiner Perkins and CapitalG (Google).
GetYourGuide is the world's leading travel platform for tours and attractions and so far raised $660M venture capital from leading firms such as Highland, Battery Ventures and SoftBank.
Koaaba developed sophisticated image recognition technologies for mobile phone applications and was acquired by technology giant Qualcomm in 2014.
Netcentric is a leading provider of digital marketing IT services to enterprise customers around the world and was acquired by US company Cognizant in 2017.
OLMeRO is a market-leading provider of communications and process-management solutions for the construction industry and was acquired by Tamedia in 2013.
Qumram is a B2B SaaS company offering a comprehensive compliance, risk and legal solution for financial service providers and was acquired by US firm Dynatrace in 2017.
tillate.com was Switzerland's leading nightlife and youth online portal and after its acquisition by Tamedia integrated in leading Swiss newspaper's online channel 20min.ch.
u-blox creates wireless semiconductors and modules for navigation applications in consumer, automotive and industrial markets. The company is listed at the Swiss Stock Exchange since their IPO in 2007.
VIU EYEWEAR is a customer-centered brand of high-quality design glasses with online and retail shops across Europe and backed among others by Eight Roads Ventures.
Xovis is a globally active person-tracking technology provider offering a software and hardware solution to infrastructure companies such as airports. It was acquired by private equity firm Capvis in 2019.
9T Labs AG makes industry grade carbon fiber composites accessible with its 3D printing systems and its engineering software. The company generates revenue by sales of its industrial production system as well as recurring income from material sales and soon software license fees.
Customers range from top universities to global companies in industrial automation, robotics, sports equipment, automotive and aerospace.
AirConsole is a cloud based video gaming console, not requiring any proprietary hardware. Smartphones are the controllers, the web browser or a mobile or smart television application is the console. Based on a freemium model AirConsole sells premium user accounts via monthly subscriptions.
Algrano digitises the way coffee is traded: on the Algrano platform, coffee producers offer their coffee beans directly to coffee roasters. This way, the value chain of coffee trading becomes more efficient and at the same time transparent. As a B2B trading platform, Algrano generates revenue from a transaction-based commission from both parties involved.
Archilogic has developed a software solution allowing any floorplan to be turned into a 3D model. The technology is based on deep knowledge of architecture, design, 3D workflows and computer vision, turning a floorplan into a wealth of actionable information for spatial decision-making. Its B2B software solution is sold to companies in the property & real estate sector.
Ava’s initial product sold to consumers consists of a sensor bracelet, an app and a powerful backend with self-learning algorithms for interpretation of hormonal changes, accurate ovulation tracking and screening of women’s health issues facilitating the process of becoming pregnant.
Bring! is a shopping list application for mobile end-users, As a free app, downloadable on both iOS and Android, Bring! generates revenue by selling native advertising slots to consumer brands and integrating with eCommerce platforms such as online supermarkets.
CyanoGuard manufactures and sells the best available solutions for safe and efficient cyanide monitoring for water safety, environmental control and industrial process control. Mines rely on CyanoGuard’s simple to use and cost effective technology to produce more gold, while minimizing costs and their environmental footprint.
A more colourful daily existence – that was the idea that three friends from Zurich had, which led them to found the colourful sock label DillySocks in 2013 and turn the world of feet on its head. Since then the company has been producing and selling colorful socks online and via third-party retail stores to consumers.
With the “Silicon Eye” systems, Insightness develops high-speed, low-power spatial awareness systems based on brain-inspired technology. These systems (vision chip and software) outperform conventional machine vision approaches in efficiency and allow faster reaction times. Insightness is selling its technology to international technology companies, initially focused on the AR/VR market.
Knip is a mobile-first digital insurance broker and in 2017 was merged with Dutch comparison software provider Komparu to become Digital Insurance Group, a next generation technology partner to insurers, banks and brokers.
Movu is Switzerland’s leading platform for moving and cleaning services and in 2017 was acquired by Baloise Group.
Most of the 100’000 campers in Switzerland are only used very few days each year. In order to optimize costs, MyCamper enables camper owners to enter the rental market by providing a platform and services to rent out campers in a convenient and easy way.
Two engineers from ETH and a designer from ZHdK teamed up to develop the next generation of electric wheelchairs. Scewo’s product is a self- balancing system, able to overcome obstacles and climb stairs. The wheelchair can travel as fast as 10km/h and reaches a maximum distance of 25km. The wheelchair is sold to consumers, but costs are largely covered by applicable insurance policies.
At Selfnation the two worlds of design and innovative technology come together for custom-tailored, computer-optimized jeans and chinos. Customers can take measures at home and order the perfectly fitting pair of trousers directly online.
Wingtra develops, produces and commercializes WingtaOne, a VTOL drone (vertical take-off and landing) that combines the ease of use of agile multicopters with the long range of high endurance fixed-wing aircrafts. Carrying best-in-class sensors that collect survey-grade aerial data, the drone is today used by mapping professionals in applications ranging from surveying, inspection to mining and even wildlife monitoring.
Zippsafe is reinventing the locker system industry with its’ flexible textile storage solution. Being up to 70% more space-efficient than traditional solutions, Zippsafe allows companies in need of workwear changing rooms to save construction volume or optimize space planning.