investiere Blog https://www.investiere.ch/blog/rss.xml investiere.ch Blog en Pension fund Nest to systematically invest in Swiss startups https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/02/09/pension-fund-nest-systematically-invest-swiss-startups <div class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/imagenest.PNG" style="width: 480px; height: 91px;" /></div> <div class="rtejustify"> Nest has established a partnership with the venture capital platform investiere.ch and is the first Swiss pension fund that will systematically invest in startups. With this move Nest wants to tap into the innovation and research strength of the Swiss economy, in addition to promoting entrepreneurial activities in Switzerland.&nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/02/09/pension-fund-nest-systematically-invest-swiss-startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/02/09/pension-fund-nest-systematically-invest-swiss-startups#comments investiere investiere - Series A Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:59:36 +0000 David Sidler 32611 at https://www.investiere.ch 2016: Year in Review https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/01/20/2016-year-review <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/2016/index.html" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/unnamed.gif" style="height: 190px; width: 400px;" /></a></p> <p>Here are some of our highlights from 2016.</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/01/20/2016-year-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/01/20/2016-year-review#comments investiere Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:36:16 +0000 David Sidler 32293 at https://www.investiere.ch «Wir schlagen vor, dass sich Pensionskassen an Business Angels dranhängen» https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/12/01/%C2%ABwir-schlagen-vor-dass-sich-pensionskassen-business-angels-dranh%C3%A4ngen%C2%BB <p>In an interview with PUNKT magazin, investiere co-founder Steffen Wagner suggests that pension funds should follow Business Angels. Other topics covered were success and failure rates of Swiss startups as well as Z&uuml;rcher Kantonalbank&#39;s recent partricipation in investiere.ch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.punktmagazin.ch/wirtschaftliches/selbst-ist-der-risikoinvestor/">Click here to read the entire article (in German).</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.punktmagazin.ch/wirtschaftliches/selbst-ist-der-risikoinvestor/"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u4/Capture.PNG" style="width: 580px; height: 742px;" /></a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/12/01/%C2%ABwir-schlagen-vor-dass-sich-pensionskassen-business-angels-dranh%C3%A4ngen%C2%BB#comments investiere investiere - Series A Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:33:33 +0000 David Sidler 31267 at https://www.investiere.ch Goodwall closes follow-on financing round with investiere https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/29/goodwall-closes-follow-financing-round-investiere <div class="rtejustify"> <em>Goodwall raises an undisclosed 7-digit amount including CHF 483&rsquo;000 from investiere.</em></div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> In a recently closed round, the Geneva-based startup raised an undisclosed 7-digit amount including CHF 483&rsquo;000 from investiere. CHF 275&rsquo;000 came from new investiere investors, while existing shareholders from the investiere community re-invested CHF 208&rsquo;000. Last year, Goodwall closed a CHF 2.1 million angel round to which investiere investors contributed CHF 770&#39;000. &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/29/goodwall-closes-follow-financing-round-investiere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/29/goodwall-closes-follow-financing-round-investiere#comments Goodwall Goodwall - Angel Round Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:26:33 +0000 David Sidler 31242 at https://www.investiere.ch Agritech startup ecoRobotix raises CHF 3 million for the production of its intelligent robot weeder https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/18/agritech-startup-ecorobotix-raises-chf-3-million-production-its-intelligent-robot-we <div class="rtejustify"> ecoRobotix just announced the closing of its CHF 3 million Series A which was split into two tranches. ecoRobotix produces a solar-powered robot that drastically reduces the amount of pesticides needed in crop farming.&nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> The first tranche of around CHF 1 million was lead by investiere with an investment of CHF 330&rsquo;000. Business Angels Switzerland (BAS) and a number of other private investors also participated.&nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/18/agritech-startup-ecorobotix-raises-chf-3-million-production-its-intelligent-robot-we" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/11/18/agritech-startup-ecorobotix-raises-chf-3-million-production-its-intelligent-robot-we#comments ecoRobotix ecoRobotix - Series A Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:29:54 +0000 David Sidler 30925 at https://www.investiere.ch «Il n’y a jamais eu autant de fonds disponibles pour le private equity» https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/10/14/%C2%ABil-n%E2%80%99y-a-jamais-eu-autant-de-fonds-disponibles-pour-le-private-equity%C2%BB <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u4/investiere%20in%20BILAN_0.png" style="width: 500px; height: 280px;" /></p> <p>BILAN a publi&eacute; aujourd&#39;hui un entretient avec le CEO et co-fondateur d&#39;investiere Steffen Wagner. Ce dernier revient sur la situation actuelle du venture capital en Suisse et partage ses vues sur les changements &agrave; venir: <a href="http://www.bilan.ch/argent-finances-plus-de-redaction/ny-a-jamais-autant-de-fonds-disponibles-private-equity">http://www.bilan.ch/argent-finances-plus-de-redaction/ny-a-jamais-autant-de-fonds-disponibles-private-equity</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/10/14/%C2%ABil-n%E2%80%99y-a-jamais-eu-autant-de-fonds-disponibles-pour-le-private-equity%C2%BB#comments Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:11:55 +0000 David Sidler 30073 at https://www.investiere.ch investiere Newsletter: 7 October https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/10/07/investiere-newsletter-7-october <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="rtecenter"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(66, 60, 57); font-family: EgyptienneFLTW01-55Roma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 26px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 20px;">Sign up for our Newsletter&nbsp;</span><a href="http://investiere.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=237c3f726dfe7145aa2a8c75a&amp;id=4ee4eaa9ff" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; text-decoration: none; color: rgb(190, 50, 55); font-family: EgyptienneFLTW01-55Roma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 26px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 20px;">here</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/10/07/investiere-newsletter-7-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/10/07/investiere-newsletter-7-october#comments Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:11:10 +0000 David Sidler 29948 at https://www.investiere.ch Senior care startup DomoSafety raises record amount from investiere.ch https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/29/senior-care-startup-domosafety-raises-record-amount-investierech <div class="rtejustify"> DomoSafety recently closed its Series A financing round. The elderly homecare startup raised more than CHF 2 million in two tranches from private investors including a record CHF 1&#39;060&rsquo;000 from the leading business angel platform investiere.ch. This is the largest sum investiere.ch has ever contributed to a single financing round. &ldquo;investiere helped us secure the necessary capital as well as the right smart money investors to achieve our ambitious goals,&quot; states Guillaume DuPasquier, chairman and co-founder of DomoSafety.</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> DomoSafety has developed a solution that allows the elderly to continue living independently while ensuring a greater degree of safety. The intelligent care system detects behavioural patterns and notifies health care professionals or family members when early signs of fragility or an urgent incident has been detected.</div> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/29/senior-care-startup-domosafety-raises-record-amount-investierech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/29/senior-care-startup-domosafety-raises-record-amount-investierech#comments DomoSafety DomoSafety - Series A Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:05:15 +0000 David Sidler 29783 at https://www.investiere.ch investiere Newsletter: 23. September https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/23/investiere-newsletter-23-september <p><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(66, 60, 57); font-family: EgyptienneFLTW01-55Roma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 26px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 20px;">Sign up for our Newsletter&nbsp;</span><a href="http://investiere.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=237c3f726dfe7145aa2a8c75a&amp;id=4ee4eaa9ff" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; text-decoration: none; color: rgb(190, 50, 55); font-family: EgyptienneFLTW01-55Roma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 26px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 20px;">here</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/23/investiere-newsletter-23-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/23/investiere-newsletter-23-september#comments Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:04:22 +0000 David Sidler 29708 at https://www.investiere.ch Internet of Things Startup OrbiWise raises funds from key investors https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/22/internet-things-startup-orbiwise-raises-funds-key-investors <div> <span style="text-align: justify;">OrbiWise, a leading provider of infrastructure solutions for Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced the closing of its angel round. Private investors from the online business angel platform investiere.ch contributed a large 6-digit amount. A strategic investor from the security space also participated in this round as well as a family office, Fongit and Geneva-based &ldquo;Fondation d&rsquo;aide aux entreprises&rdquo;. Furthermore, OrbiWise recently received a loan guarantee from the Swiss Technology Fund which enable the company to access loan capital.</span></div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/22/internet-things-startup-orbiwise-raises-funds-key-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2016/09/22/internet-things-startup-orbiwise-raises-funds-key-investors#comments OrbiWise OrbiWise - Angel Round Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:59:20 +0000 David Sidler 29697 at https://www.investiere.ch