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12/2/2022

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.

11/2/2022

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".

11/1/2022

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.

10/31/2022

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.

10/20/2022

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).

10/9/2022

«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

9/28/2022

«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.

9/20/2022

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.

9/8/2022

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.