Tech for Impact Awards 2023: 10 finalists announced

Tech for Impact Awards 2023 10 finalists announced The open call for the SEIF Tech for Impact Awards was launched in January 2023. Now, almost 5 months later, we finally have our 10 finalists.  Now in its 13th edition, the SEIF Tech for Impact Awards is a leading competition for European impact-led startups. The competition is a showcase […]

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 […]

Where do Impact Startups need support?

As many of us know, being in a startup means high stress and doing a little bit of everything. It’s impossible to have all of the knowledge, so it’s important to surround yourself with people who know what they’re doing. Our Impact Academy coaching program is here for just that. One of the many benefits of having […]

Corporates as game changers for positive impact: the power of strong partnerships

During the last years, we at SEIF have started to raise awareness around impact tech solutions as a key driver for positive change. Not only with our yearly Tech for Impact Awards, but also through corporate engagement, acceleration programs and impact investing opportunities. In our experience, tech solutions have a huge impact on several challenges we […]

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 […]

The industry as game changer for growing impact tech sector

Photo: Chris Zueger

A profitable and scalable solution to boost business growth and maximize positive impact? Yes, we are talking about the innovations of today, and the leading companies of tomorrow. Where having an impact driven business does not exempt you from building a robust, and profitable, business case. In 2013, Forbes published an article describing social entrepreneurship […]