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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

336 impact startups who want to change the world with tech

With 336 applications across 30 countries, the number of eligible applications for the SEIF Awards Tech for Impact increased with 19 percent compared to 2020.  Switzerland is in the lead accounting for over a third of all applications. Germany represents the second largest country with 13% of the applicants, followed by the Nordics (12%), France (10%) and […]

SEIF Award winner solving language barriers in healthcare

We have really made an impact in healthcare with over 1 000 000 translations conducted within our app since we won the SEIF Award. Now it amounts to a total of 3 500 000. Linus Kullänger, Co-Founder & CEO, Care to Translate What happened since winning the SEIF Award? Since winning the SEIF Award for […]

SEIF Award winner closing the loop on PET production

Because of the audience who was present during the Awards, we were able to connect with some parties that were interested in our technology! It also helped us with fundraising goals, and during a pandemic that was a big priority for us.  Dr. Samantha Anderson, CEO & Founder of DePoly SEIF can help you expand […]

Four new experts join the SEIF Awards Tech for Impact jury

January 26th, 2021: Four new experts join the experienced SEIF Awards Tech for Impact jury in looking for Europe’s leading impact tech entrepreneurs: Dr. Julia Binder, Michael Stucky, Gregor Erismann and Awards partner representative Jasmin Khalifa. ”Thanks to the highly qualified jury and detailed selection process, the SEIF Awards have been established as a quality […]

2020 has been quite the year, hasn’t it?

We want to thank you all for sticking with us in what has proven to be quite a journey with a lot of last-minute changes, new innovations and key learnings for all of us. Looking back, we realise that we’ve finished the year having developed some serious webinar skills, a new-found knowledge of hosting hybrid […]

NEW PUBLICATION: Building the Swiss Tech for Impact Ecosystem

Zurich, September 16th, 2020 – As a world leader in tech and innovation, Switzerland is home to a growing number of impact tech entrepreneurs with innovative business models addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Swiss Tech for Impact sector is on the rise, and Switzerland has the prerequisites to establish itself as a […]