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Where to look & who to talk to

We understand that getting the right funding for each stage of your business is paramount to success. We have a great deal of experience with a wide range of funding solutions and can help you make the necessary connections to find the best fit for your unique situation.

To give you a better idea of our track record in this area, we have helped over 250 companies raise more than CHF 1 billion of shareholder funding since our foundation 20 years ago. Equivalent matching funding has been obtained from Innosuisse (former CTI), European projects, foundations, research centers and the Canton of Vaud for the funding of research projects and companies.

Examples of some of our funding sources

  • Awards for innovation, prizes and loans from family foundations
  • Federal funding for research projects
  • Private investors (Business Angels), venture capital
  • Guarantee-based loans
  • Strategic partners

Recent funding successes

2018

  • Kandou Bus $ 15 M
  • Pristem CHF 14 M
  • Bestmile $ 11 M
  • Akselos $ 10 M
  • Inpher $ 10 M
  • Amazentis CHF 8.4 M
  • Lunaphore CHF 5.3 M
  • Attolight CHF 3.8 M
  • Insolight CHF 2.3 M

 

2017

  • Anokion USD 45 M
  • Sophia Genetics USD 30 M
  • Aleva Neurotherapeutics USD 13 M
  • Lightbend USD 15 M
  • Lunaphore CHF 6 M
  • Anecova CHF 5 M
  • Scantrust USD 4.2 M
  • Astrocast USD 4.1 M
  • BestMile USD 2.0 M
  • Artmyn CHF 1.2 M
  • PrYv CHF 1.1M
  • PB&B CHF 1 M

2016

  • MindMaze CHF 100 M
  • AC Immune USD 43.5 M
  • Nexthink USD 40 M
  • G-Therapeutics  EUR 36 M
  • AB2 Bio CHF 21 M
  • Lightbend (ex Typesafe) USD 20M
  • Aleva Neurotherapeutics USD 18 M
  • Kandou Bus USD 15 M
  • Qgel USD 12 M
  • Coorpacademy EUR 10 M

2016 (Continued)

  • BestMile USD 3.5 M
  • Gamaya CHF 3.2 M
  • KB Medical CHF 2.5 M
  • Genview CHF 2.2 M
  • Cyberhaven > USD 2 M
  • DomoSafety CHF 2 M
  • PB&B CHF 2 M
  • eSMART CHF 1.5 M
  • Saphetor CHF 1.2 M
  • Inpher USD 1.0 M
  • Attolight CHF 0.5 M

2015

  • Asceneuron CHF 30 M
  • Sophia Genetics CHF 15 M
  • MindMaze CHF 8.5 M
  • Saman-Tree Medical CHF 4.5 M
  • L.E.S.S. CHF 3 M
  • Lunaphore Technologies SA CHF 2 M
  • Attolight CHF 1.2 M
  • ScanTrust CHF 1.2 M
  • Flyability USD 1 M

2014

  • Biocartis EUR 64.5 + 15 M
  • Anokion CHF 33 M
  • AC Immune CHF 20 M
  • Sophia Genetics USD 13.75 M
  • Aleva Neurotherapeutics CHF 8 M
  • Abionic CHF 3.8 M
  • Coorpacademy CHF 3.8 M
  • Nanolive CHF 2.3 M
  • Attolight CHF 1.1 M

2013

  • Biocartis EUR 30 M
  • Spinomix CHF 3 M
  • Sophia Genetics CHF 2.8 M
  • Smallrivers CHF 2 M
  • Abionic CHF 1.5 M
  • Bug Buster CHF 1.0 M
  • GeneSignal – not disclosed
  • Distalmotion – not disclosed

2012

  • Biocartis EUR 34.5 M
  • Typesafe USD 14 M
  • Kandou USD 10 M
  • Asceneuron CHF 6 M
  • NexthinkUSD 5.5 M
  • KB Medical CHF 4 M
  • Attolight CHF 1.5 M
  • Abionic CHF 2 M

2011

  • Biocartis EUR 71 M
  • Aleva Neurotherapeutics CHF 10 M
  • EELCEE CHF 7 M
  • Scala SolutionsUSD 3 M
  • Lemoptix CHF 1.5 M

You want to get a clear picture of the funding scene? Then the Swiss Venture Capital Report 2018 is a Must Read!

Swiss Venture Capital Report 2018

And check out the list of investors on Startupticker.ch, learn about the swiss startup ecosystem and all private funding sources in Switzerland!

Investors@Starupticker