investiere Blog https://www.investiere.ch/blog/rss.xml investiere.ch Blog en Pregnolia closes seed round with investiere.ch as lead investor https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/14/pregnolia-closes-seed-round-investierech-lead-investor <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u14631/pregnolia.png" style="width: 500px; height: 146px;text-align:justify" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/14/pregnolia-closes-seed-round-investierech-lead-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/14/pregnolia-closes-seed-round-investierech-lead-investor#comments pregnolia pregnolia - Seed Round Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:25:48 +0000 Manuela Cavicchiolo 42979 at https://www.investiere.ch Medyria closes its series B round and receives approval for first-in-man clinical trial https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/medyria-closes-its-series-b-round-and-receives-approval-first-man-clinical-trial-0 <p class="rtejustify"><strong>Medyria has successfully closed its series B at CHF 3.7 Million and received approval for first-in-man clinical trials. investiere.ch contributed CHF 1.28 Million to Medyria&rsquo;s CHF 3.7 Million Series B round. </strong></p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u14631/medyria%20bild.PNG" style="width: 500px; height: 199px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">After the B round closing, Medyria got the green light to conduct first-in-man clinical trials for its catheter positioning system from the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM). With this the company achieved yet another huge milestone in its short history.</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/medyria-closes-its-series-b-round-and-receives-approval-first-man-clinical-trial-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/medyria-closes-its-series-b-round-and-receives-approval-first-man-clinical-trial-0#comments Medyria Medyria - Financing Round 2017 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:56:02 +0000 Manuela Cavicchiolo 42839 at https://www.investiere.ch Guuru raises CHF 800'000 to rollout in the DACH region https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/guuru-raises-chf-800k-rollout-dach-region <p class="rtejustify"><strong>The Swiss startup Guuru has successfully closed its financing round at CHF 800&#39;000. CHF 165&#39;000 was raised via investiere.ch from highly relevant investors. The funds will be used to smoothly execute the company&rsquo;s expansion plans. </strong></p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u14631/Bild%20Guuru.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 246px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">The round was led by QDN Partners, followed by Investiere.ch and selected business angels. The further funding facilitates expansion in the DACH region.</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/guuru-raises-chf-800k-rollout-dach-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/09/guuru-raises-chf-800k-rollout-dach-region#comments Guuru Guuru - Seed Round Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:25:47 +0000 Manuela Cavicchiolo 42836 at https://www.investiere.ch Attolight closes new financing round with investiere as largest investor https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/02/attoligh-closes-new-financing-round-investiere-largest-investor <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/2804144.png" style="width: 500px; height: 172px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">investiere contributed CHF 1.47 million to Attolight&#39;s recent CHF 2.6 million financing round, making the online VC the biggest investor in this round. Additionally, exisitng shareholders as well as one new investors also joined this round.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/02/attoligh-closes-new-financing-round-investiere-largest-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/02/02/attoligh-closes-new-financing-round-investiere-largest-investor#comments Attolight Attolight - Series D3 Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:58:22 +0000 David Sidler 42599 at https://www.investiere.ch Picstar closes Series A and strengthens board https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/23/picstar-closes-series-a-and-strengthens-board <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/picstarspic4article.PNG" style="width: 500px; height: 235px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">Picstars closes Series A at more than CHF 2.2 million with the venture capital firm investiere.ch. Furthermore, Bernhard Heusler, Lorenz L&uuml;chniger and Marco Gasser join Picstars&#39; board of directors. investiere.ch contributed CHF 750&#39;000 to this round while Tamedia and Zur&uuml;cher Kantonalbank already announed their contribution to this Series A in September 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p class="rtejustify">By marketing the social media reach of sports and lifestyle talents as well as event participants, Picstars enables direct collaborations with brands. It has developed a marketplace where brands can easily connect with the right ambassadors.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/23/picstar-closes-series-a-and-strengthens-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/23/picstar-closes-series-a-and-strengthens-board#comments Picstars Picstars - Series A Round Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:38:02 +0000 David Sidler 42223 at https://www.investiere.ch EPFL startup Insolight closes seed round with investiere https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/22/epfl-startup-insolight-closes-seed-round-investiere <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/insolight.PNG" style="width: 500px; height: 286px;" /></p> <p class="rtejustify">EPFL startup Insolight has just closed a CHF 2.3 million seed round that was led by investiere.ch. With a contribution of more than CHF 1.1 mio, investiere.ch was also the largest contributor to this round and helped Insolight identify and secure a highly relevant board member.</p> <p class="rtejustify">Insolight has developed flat solar panel technology with world record efficiency that delivers up to twice as much energy as traditional panels. With the funds raised, Insolight will finish its product development, demonstrate the performances on the field with multiple pilot installations and prove the reliability with qualification tests.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/22/epfl-startup-insolight-closes-seed-round-investiere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/22/epfl-startup-insolight-closes-seed-round-investiere#comments Insolight Insolight - Seed Round Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:10:53 +0000 David Sidler 42198 at https://www.investiere.ch Firstbird Closes 2 Million Euros Investment Round https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/16/firstbird-closes-2-million-euros-investment-round <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/firstbird.png" style="width: 560px; height: 241px;" /></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/16/firstbird-closes-2-million-euros-investment-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2018/01/16/firstbird-closes-2-million-euros-investment-round#comments Firstbird Firstbird - Growth Round Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:11:35 +0000 David Sidler 42037 at https://www.investiere.ch investiere.ch largest investor in EUR 3 million round of Barcelona-based ByHours https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/15/investierech-largest-investor-eur-3-million-round-barcelona-based-byhours <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/ByHOurs.PNG" style="width: 500px; height: 102px;" /></p> <p><span style="text-align: justify;">ByHours recently announced the closing of a EUR 3 million Series A round. The Barcelona-based startup raised funds from two VC funds, investiere.ch as well as numerous business angels, including travel.ch founder Roland Zeller.</span></p> <p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/15/investierech-largest-investor-eur-3-million-round-barcelona-based-byhours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/15/investierech-largest-investor-eur-3-million-round-barcelona-based-byhours#comments ByHours.com ByHours.com - Series A Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:58:28 +0000 David Sidler 40701 at https://www.investiere.ch investiere.ch participates in oversubscribed financing round of nanosatellite startup Astrocast https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/14/investierech-participates-oversubscribed-financing-round-nanosatellite-startup-astro <div class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/Astrocastimage.PNG" style="width: 500px; height: 169px;" /></div> <div class="rtejustify"> Astrocast (formerly known as ELSE SA) has announced the oversubscription by $1.1 million Swiss Francs of its seed round funding, bringing the total seed round to $4.1 million. The additional capital was provided by investiere.ch, one of Switzerland&rsquo;s leading start-up investors, and comes in addition to the current seed investors which includes Airbus Ventures, a Geneva-based independent asset manager and multi family office, as well as numerous additional Swiss- and internationally-based private investors.</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/14/investierech-participates-oversubscribed-financing-round-nanosatellite-startup-astro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/12/14/investierech-participates-oversubscribed-financing-round-nanosatellite-startup-astro#comments Astrocast Astrocast - Seed Round Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:36:10 +0000 David Sidler 40662 at https://www.investiere.ch investiere.ch closes 2nd financing round with high-tech startup ActLight https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/11/30/investierech-closes-2nd-financing-round-high-tech-startup-actlight <div class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u3657/GVkbt6OuS8PqaN8UAn4Ja0d8a51447550355130_1175x200.png" style="width: 500px; height: 85px;" /></div> <div class="rtejustify"> EPFL-based startup ActLight recently closed its series B financing round. With a CHF 1.2 million contribution, investiere.ch was the largest investor in this round. This sum came from private investors as well as from Nest, the first Swiss pension fund to systematically invest in Swiss startups. For this, Nest is relying on the expertise and experience of investiere.ch. The remaining money came from Swisscom Ventures and business angels from ActLight&rsquo;s network.</div> <div class="rtejustify"> &nbsp;</div> <div class="rtejustify"> </div><p><a href="https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/11/30/investierech-closes-2nd-financing-round-high-tech-startup-actlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.investiere.ch/post/2017/11/30/investierech-closes-2nd-financing-round-high-tech-startup-actlight#comments ActLight ActLight - Series B Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:30:00 +0000 David Sidler 40263 at https://www.investiere.ch