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UK Energy Group acquires Depsys

Kraken, part of Octopus Energy Group in the UK, has acquired Scale-up Vaud Depsys and its ‘GridEye’ platform to boost its network operators offering.


Ecorobotix receives prestigious ‘SEF.Growth High-Potential’ classification as well as funding

The Technology Fund of the FOEN (Swiss Federal Office for the Environment) awarded a loan guarantee to Ecorobotix for its innovative ultra-high precision agricultural technology. In addition, the Swiss Economy Forum has awarded the scale-up from Yverdon the quality label "SEF.Growth high potential".


SOPHiA GENETICS Partners with Microsoft to Accelerate Multimodal Health Data Analysis

Scale-up Vaud SOPHiA GENETICS™, a cloud-native software company in the healthcare space, is embarking on a multi-year integrated strategic partnership with Microsoft to improve healthcare workflows globally.


Nanolive wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2022

Founded in 2013, Nanolive which has been part of Scale-up Vaud since 2018, offers a globally unique technology to observe living cells in 3D without destructive dyes, a facility which is enormously valuable for research. Its CEO and Co-founder Yann Cotte, received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2022 in the "Emerging Entrepreneur" category.


Exit: Vaud-based scale-up MedAlliance acquired by US multinational Cordis

Nyon-based MedAlliance, a start-up active in the field of vascular medical technology, has been acquired by the American multinational Cordis for 1.14 billion francs (media article in French).


«Notre obstacle le plus important, c’est l’absence de managers compétents»

Kandou Bus - qui a le label Scale-up Vaud - est souvent citée comme la prochaine «licorne» suisse. Inventeur d’une puce révolutionnaire, son fondateur Amin Shokrollahi revient sur sa trajectoire de mathématicien et d’entrepreneur. Une saga qui débute à Téhéran


«La naïveté est indispensable pour lancer une start-up»

Deborah Heintze, cofondatrice de Lunaphore, entreprise ayant le label de Scale-up Vaud depuis 2018, s'est lancée dans l'aventure entrepreneuriale à 24 ans. «Un peuple d'entrepreneurs», la série vidéo mettant en lumière des dirigeants, CEOs et fondateurs d'entreprises en Suisse et menée par Fathi Derder l'a interviewée.


Nanolive gets additional USD 2.2 million and closes its series C round at USD 22.2 million

Scale-up Vaud Nanolive SA, a leading live cell imaging and analysis company has obtained an additional $2.2 million, closing its series C round at $22.2 million. In line with the investment, the company appointed Victoria Wang and Deborah Birx to its board of directors.


Flyability secures CHF15 million

Scale-up Vaud Flyability, the leading indoor inspection drone company, has raised an additional CHF 15 million in a Series C funding on top of CHF 7 million that it had already closed. The round was led by Japan-based SBI Investment.