investiere Blog https://www.investiere.ch/blog/rss.xml investiere.ch Blog en investiere participates in Beekeeper’s US$8 million Series A https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/21/investiere-participates-beekeeper%E2%80%99s-us8-million-series-a <div class="rtejustify"> <em>investiere was the 2nd largest investor in a financing round that included 4 VCs</em></div> <div class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/beekeeper.jpg" style="width: 560px; height: 287px;" /></div> <div class="rtejustify"> Beekeeper is a mobile-first platform designed specifically for non-desktop employees who often do not even have a corporate email address. With over 100 high-profile customers from across the globe in retail, hospitality and manufacturing, Beekeeper is growing impressively and has raised a US$8 million Series A to &nbsp;to fund its US and EMEA market expansion.</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/21/investiere-participates-beekeeper%E2%80%99s-us8-million-series-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/21/investiere-participates-beekeeper%E2%80%99s-us8-million-series-a#comments Beekeeper Beekeeper - Angel Round Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:28:34 +0000 David Sidler 35788 at https://www.investiere.ch # 4 Swiss Exits: Analysis of buyers and their locations https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/15/4-swiss-exits-analysis-buyers-and-their-locations <div> As part of our Swiss exit infographic series, we&rsquo;re highlighting some of the key takeaways from the 134 exits we tracked in the past several years. In case you missed our previous posts, have a look here:</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rteindent1"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic?from=blog">#1 &nbsp;Introductory article on Swiss Exits Infographic</a></div> <div class="rteindent1"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/18/swiss-exits-infographic-top-locations-exited-startups?from=blog">#2 &nbsp;Swiss cantons that produced most exits</a></div> <div class="rteindent1"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/01/3-swiss-exits-key-takeaways-top-sectors-and-industries-exited-startups?from=blog">#3 &nbsp;Top sectors and industries of exited startups</a></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/15/4-swiss-exits-analysis-buyers-and-their-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/15/4-swiss-exits-analysis-buyers-and-their-locations#comments Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:43:02 +0000 David Sidler 35643 at https://www.investiere.ch #3 Swiss exits key takeaways: Top sectors and industries of exited startups https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/01/3-swiss-exits-key-takeaways-top-sectors-and-industries-exited-startups <div class="rtejustify"> As part of our Swiss exit infographic series, we&rsquo;re highlighting some of the key takeaways from the 134 exits we tracked in the past several years. In case you missed our previous posts, have a look here:</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify rteindent1"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic?from=blog"><strong>#1 &nbsp;Introductory article on Swiss Exits Infographic</strong></a></div> <div class="rtejustify rteindent1"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/18/swiss-exits-infographic-top-locations-exited-startups?from=blog"><strong>#2 Top locations of exited startups</strong></a></div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> In this article, we will take a closer look at the <strong>industries and sectors that produced the most tech exits in Switzerland.</strong> What type of startups are getting bought or going public?</div> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/01/3-swiss-exits-key-takeaways-top-sectors-and-industries-exited-startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/06/01/3-swiss-exits-key-takeaways-top-sectors-and-industries-exited-startups#comments Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:03:56 +0000 Simona Domazetoska 35121 at https://www.investiere.ch #2 Swiss exits breakdown: top locations of exited startups https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/18/swiss-exits-infographic-top-locations-exited-startups <div class="rtejustify"> As part of our <strong>Swiss exit infographic series</strong>, we&rsquo;re highlighting some of the key takeaways from the 134 exits we tracked in the past several years.&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/swissexits">Check out the infographic here</a></strong> as well as the&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic?from=blog">introductory article&nbsp;on the infographic.</a></strong></div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> In this article, we&rsquo;ll take a closer look at where exactly in Switzerland the most exits have taken place. This will allow us to get a better picture of tech hubs, hotspots for tech clusters and the reasons behind certain cantons producing the most exits.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtecenter"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/18/swiss-exits-infographic-top-locations-exited-startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/18/swiss-exits-infographic-top-locations-exited-startups#comments Thu, 18 May 2017 08:03:54 +0000 David Sidler 34780 at https://www.investiere.ch Daniela Bosshardt-Hengartner joins investiere.ch https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/17/daniela-bosshardt-hengartner-joins-venture-capital-startup-investierech <div class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u11030/DSC_5159-min_0.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 243px;" /></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> At the AGM on April 19th, Daniela Bosshardt-Hengartner was elected to investiere.ch&rsquo;s board of directors. She has a background as a pharmacist with a Masters degree from ETH. Daniela has extensive board experience with large as well as small companies and has also worked in private equity and as a management consultant in the healthcare sector. She sat on the board of Nobel Biocare, a market leader in dental implants, from 2010 until 2014 and sits on the board of Vifor Pharma, a leading specialty pharma company in nephrology and on the board of Galenica, the largest operator of pharmacies in Switzerland.&nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/17/daniela-bosshardt-hengartner-joins-venture-capital-startup-investierech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/17/daniela-bosshardt-hengartner-joins-venture-capital-startup-investierech#comments Wed, 17 May 2017 08:25:26 +0000 David Sidler 34739 at https://www.investiere.ch #1 Swiss Exits Infographic https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic <div> <strong style="text-align: left;"><em>We&rsquo;re happy to present the first ever detailed breakdown of startup exits in Switzerland.</em></strong></div> <div> <h3 class="rtecenter"> <a href="https://www.investiere.ch/swissexits">Check out the Swiss Exits infographic here</a></h3> </div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> Startup exits are the key to understanding the growth and ultimate success of an ecosystem. More importantly, exits provide angel investors with insight into some of the best performing and high impact industries or sectors. At a time when Switzerland&rsquo;s entrepreneurial ecosystem is booming, the need for an overview of Swiss exits is growing. &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/12/swiss-exits-infographic#comments Fri, 12 May 2017 07:40:43 +0000 David Sidler 34541 at https://www.investiere.ch Swiss Post invests in start-ups https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/09/swiss-post-invests-start-ups <p class="rtejustify"><strong>Swiss Post is systematically tapping sources of innovation by increasingly investing directly in start-ups relevant to its operations. To this end, it recently entered into a cooperation with <a href="http://investiere.ch" target="_blank">investiere.ch</a>.</strong></p> <p class="rtecenter"><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u11030/swisspost_0.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 278px;" /></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/09/swiss-post-invests-start-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/09/swiss-post-invests-start-ups#comments Tue, 09 May 2017 07:46:30 +0000 David Sidler 34444 at https://www.investiere.ch DBS System raises CHF 2.5 million in a Series A financing round with investiere.ch https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/04/dbs-system-raises-chf-25-m-a-series-a-financing-round-investierech <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u11030/DBS%20system%20pic.png" style="height: 156px; width: 450px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">DBS System just announced the closing of its Series A financing round at CHF 2.5 million. The largest contribution to the round came from investiere.ch, which included the direct investment of the Swiss pension fund Nest. Investors from the investiere community contributed CHF 0.8 million and CHF 0.7 million hailed from the pension fund Nest, whilst existing shareholders and private business angels of DBS System contributed CHF 1.0 million. Nest is building a venture portfolio with the help of investiere and is systematically co-investing alongside investiere&rsquo;s private investors. Nest&rsquo;s investment in DBS System is the first example of this partnership.</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/04/dbs-system-raises-chf-25-m-a-series-a-financing-round-investierech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/05/04/dbs-system-raises-chf-25-m-a-series-a-financing-round-investierech#comments Thu, 04 May 2017 09:35:22 +0000 David Sidler 34310 at https://www.investiere.ch e-health startup Clinpal closes Series C with investiere.ch https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/e-health-startup-clinpal-closes-series-c-investierech <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/clinpal.PNG" style="width: 450px; height: 297px;" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/e-health-startup-clinpal-closes-series-c-investierech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/e-health-startup-clinpal-closes-series-c-investierech#comments Clinpal Clinpal - Series C Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:14:58 +0000 David Sidler 33911 at https://www.investiere.ch A job ad is as important as an investor pitch https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/a-job-ad-important-investor-pitch <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/elevator.png" style="width: 450px; height: 304px;" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/a-job-ad-important-investor-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/04/13/a-job-ad-important-investor-pitch#comments Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:44:45 +0000 David Sidler 33910 at https://www.investiere.ch