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 […]

Reflections from a successful social entrepreneur

Hi Andrina, it is great to speak to you about your experience as a successful social entrepreneur. You are the Social Lead of  Powercoders Switzerland the coding academy for refugees. Can you tell us in short what Powercoders is and why it exists? Powercoders is a program for refugees and migrants, and we train them […]

Announcing the Winners of the SEIF Awards 2020

During the first virtual SEIF Awards Ceremony on June 17, we saw amazing pitches from all 10 finalists of the SEIF Awards 2020. Selected amongst a record high number of applications from all over Europe, the competition was very strong. With close to 400 competitive applications from more than 30 different countries spanning across various […]

Samsung For Impact Startups have been chosen!

With pride we announce the final selection for Samsung For Impact Switzerland 2020. A batch of 5 impact startups will participate in accelerator program “Samsung For Impact”. An overview of the startups and a short description can be found below.  We received 43 registrations from various sectors and different technological solutions. But the field of […]

Join us for the first virtual SEIF Awards Ceremony – June 17th

Join us from all over the world + 2 more reasons why this is really exciting We invite you to join our very first virtual Awards Ceremony, June 17th! Of course, we would have loved to celebrate with you in person, but health and safety comes first. And it’s definitely not all bad news. We are […]

True Art is to Embrace the Lows – a contribution from CARU

As an Age-Tech startup in Switzerland, what does your journey look like? Founder and co-CEO of CARU Susanne Dröscher describes in the blog below what it’s like to be a founder of an impact startup, including some helpful recommendations! What is CARU? CARU is grandma’s and grandpa’s digital flatmate. In short, CARU brings the family […]

What spreadsheets and tomatoes have in common

Serial entrepreneur and former SEIF Award winner Oliver Marchand has a passion for spreadsheets. According to him, they are critical in growing a successful company and relevant for a wide range of topics like meeting notes, financial planning and marketing. Building on his experience with Carbon Delta an MSCI company, CEO and co-founder, Oliver held a […]