Impact Academy Alumni: Viatu

Impact Academy Alumni: Viatu Meet Viatu, the winner of the pitch night of SEIF’s Impact Academy – Spring Cycle 2023. Viatu is a Zug-based sustainable travel startup, founded by Alfredo Seidemann, Bárbara Büchel and Johan Bodenstein. Quickly introduce Viatu and your team. Viatu is on a mission to make sustainable travel accessible by building a platform that empowers you to easily plan and […]

The participants of the Swiss-South African Blockchain Innovation Challenge

Swiss South African Blockchain Innovation Challenge Participants announced 4 Swiss startups and 5 South African startups have been selected for the Swiss-South Africa Blockchain Innovation Challenge.  The program provides South African and Swiss blockchain startups with the opportunity to connect and leverage each other’s ecosystems and resources. The Swiss start-ups will travel to Cape Town to attend […]

Meet Deedster – winner 2023

Meet Deedster, the winner of the Women in Tech for Impact Award 2023 Supported by SEIF Recent reports on climate change show how immediate action is necessary. In this context, many people want to make a positive impact on the environment and society but often lack the necessary knowledge and guidance to do so effectively, […]

Meet Yeastup – winner of the Award for Social Innovation 2023

Yeastup winner of the tech for impact awards 2023 supported by SEIF and UBS

Meet Yeastup, the winner of the Award for Social Innovation Supported by UBS For centuries, brewers have used yeast to produce one of the world’s most popular beverages. After the fermentation process, the yeast cells become inactive and can no longer be utilized. Each day, approximately ten thousand tons of spent brewer’s yeast are produced worldwide as a […]

Blockchain Innovation Challenge: open call

Swiss-South Africa Blockchain Innovation Challenge Open Call for Applications Join the Swiss delegation to the Blockchain Innovation Challenge in South Africa in September 2023.  Blockchain technology, governed by open-source networks, is ushering in a new era for monetary systems and mechanisms to store and transfer value. It is widely recognized as one of the most […]

Meet Vivent – winner of the Award for Future Impact Trend 2023

Vivent Award for Future Impact Trend 2023 SEIF

Meet Vivent, the winner of the Award for Future Impact Trend 2023 Supported by Julius Bär The agricultural sector is currently facing pressure due to population growth, climate change and labour shortages. It is estimated that food production must increase by 60 to 70% worldwide to meet the requirements of the growing population. Climate change […]

Impact Academy Alumni: UP Zürich

Meet UP Zürich, a participant of the Spring and Fall 2022 editions of the SEIF Impact Academy. We continue to highlight some of the participants of the SEIF Impact Academy and how the Impact Academy helped them get impact investment ready.  Today on focus is UP Zürich, which took part in two editions of the Impact […]