Sobu.com ist auf internationalem Expansionskurs. Support kommt nun vom britischen „Serial Entrepreneur“ und Investor Evan Luthra. Er wird Sobu nicht nur beim Wachstum, sondern auch bei der Weiterentwicklung der Technologie unterstützen.
Xsensio, a specialist in wearable sensing technology, has been selected to lead the €2.4M XPATCH consortium funded by the European program Eurostars. The startup and its four European partners develop the next-generation wearable skin patch for ultrasensitive real-time health and wellness monitoring. XPATCH will leverage Xsensio’s proprietary Lab-on-Skin wearable sensing platform.
Five companies have just been labeled SCALE UP VAUD, bringing the total number of such firms in the canton to 21. The new members are: QGel and MindMaze (life sciences); Gait Up (motion sensing); SWISSto12 (3D printing); and Flyability (drones). In total the five new scale-ups have more than 150 employees.
More and more companies offer specific services for start-ups. Current examples are two offerings for hardware startups: An industrialization workshop for free by Zühlke and a business trip to the “Silicon Valley of Hardware” in China for startups planning offshore manufacturing organised by Swie.io. And with “Rent a PR” the first PR agency fousing on start-ups was launched recently.