Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) is a newly launched accelerator and venture firm incubating, developing and investing in blockchain-enabled businesses. In conjunction with the start of operations, we interviewed Heinrich Zetlmayer, General Partner, to tell us a bit more about the initiative, its targets, how it works, and future plans.
InSphero, a Schlieren, Switzerland-based provider of 3D cell-based platforms for drug discovery and efficacy testing, raised $10m in funding.
Andrew Alliance S.A., a Geneva, Switzerland-based robotics company, raised $14m in Series C funding.
Verity Studios AG, a Zurich, Switzerland-based indoor drone technology platform, raised $18m in Series A funding.
Ava, a Zurich, Switzerland- and San Francisco, CA-based maker of a cycle tracking bracelet, raised $30m in Series B funding.
BRD, a Zurich (Switzerland)-based secure bitcoin and cryptocurrency mobile wallet, raised $32m in funding.
DeepCode, a Zurich, Switzerland-based expert in program analysis and machine learning/artificial intelligence (AI) for software programming, raised CHF1.1M in seed financing.
Polyneuron Pharmaceuticals AG, a Basel, Switzerland-based developer of a new class of biodegradable glycopolymer treatments for autoimmune diseases, closed a CHF3.1m financing, following the receipt of a second tranche.
Makor Group makes its mark on the cryptocurrency market with the launch of Enigma Securities, a specialized broker-dealer giving institutional clients access to the cryptocurrency market.
Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV), a Zug, Switzerland–based accelerator and venture capital firm offering investment, financing, and advisory services for blockchain-enabled businesses, has launched.
Starmind International AG, a Küsnacht, Switzerland-based AI tech company building self-learning networks to access human expertise, closed a $15m growth financing round.
Memo Therapeutics AG, a Basel, Switzerland-based innovator in the field of antibody discovery and human immune repertoire analysis, closed a CHF 5.0m Series A2 financing round.
Covee, a Zurich, Switzerland-based blockchain-based platform for decentralized teamwork, secured €1.35m in seed funding.
The Adecco Group, a HR solutions provider, is to acquire General Assembly, a provider of accelerated learning programs in digital skills.
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has launched a dedicated investment strategy that will address global social and environmental challenges by investing exclusively in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).