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We sat down with Walter, who is heading our Tech team. Read on to find out more about the role the team takes in the venture building process and what…
  • Venture Building
  • Tech
Imke Nowak
Jun 28, 2021 - 3 mins
We sat down for a chat with Caroline to find out more about the role and responsibilities Product Owners hold in the venture building process. She…
  • Product
  • Venture Building
  • Team
Imke Nowak
Apr 22, 2021 - 6 mins
At the beginning of 2021, we invested in the Swiss-Finish startup Selma Finance and Yan from our Investment Team explains why we are glad to be on…
  • startup
  • investment
  • portfolio
Yan Waldmeyer
Mar 30, 2021 - 4 mins
When was the last time you made a hypothesis? I would guess It’s been shorter than you might think. We constantly make basic hypotheses or assumptions…
Leon Mehlau
Mar 11, 2021 - 5 mins
We take a close look at the Swiss Startup and Investor landscape together with Tobias, who is a Senior Investment Manager on our team while providing…
  • investment
  • Growth Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Startups
Tobias Pfortmüller
Feb 04, 2021 - 11 mins
We sat down with Timo, who recently started as Chief Venture Officer in our team. Read on to find out more about him as a person and what he is…
Imke Nowak
Jan 19, 2021 - 6 mins
Alexander from the Product Owner Team elaborates on the advantages that the usage of new No-Code solutions holds for Venture Building.
  • Product
  • Insights
  • Knowledge Sharing
Alexander Thomsen
Nov 24, 2020 - 4 mins
Culture is the identity of your company in order to reach common goals. Not able to overlook the parallels from cultivating a garden, Marco from our…
  • Culture
  • Startups
  • Insights
  • Knowledge Sharing
Marco Muehlhaupt
Nov 10, 2020 - 8 mins
Looking back at a rollercoaster ride with all its ups and downs from founding his first startup, Silvan from our Venture Architect team shares five of…
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Building
  • Startups
  • Learning
Silvan Schumacher
Sep 17, 2020 - 6 mins
Hiring the right people for your startup, especially in an early stage, is arguably the most essential element on its overall road to success. Elisa…
  • Talent
Elisa Salaberri
Aug 13, 2020 - 7 mins
Along the product journey, Alexander presents in this article the discovery stage, at which prioritized product specifications are handed over to the…
  • Product
  • Insights
  • Learning
Alexander Thomsen
Jul 13, 2020 - 7 mins
Anja from our Venture Architect Team is taking a look at 4 topics in the food industry that generated buzz so far but also in light of Covid-19 and…
  • Insights
  • Food
  • Trends
Anja Willms
Jun 30, 2020 - 6 mins
At the end of 2019, we invested in the Swiss startup bestsmile and Yan from our Investment Team explains why we are glad to be on board as a partner…
Yan Waldmeyer
Jun 18, 2020 - 3 mins
As part of our learning and growing culture during the venture building process, Alexander shares approaches and best practices for the product…
  • Product
  • Insights
  • Learning
Alexander Thomsen
Jun 04, 2020 - 6 mins
Growth what? Finding herself often confronted with bewildered faces when talking about her job, Ramona gives a glance into her role as Growth Marketer…
  • People
  • Growth Marketer
Ramona Furter
May 28, 2020 - 3 mins
Gian dives into why failure is a calculated risk when building ventures and how we reap the benefits from it by using knowledge and learnings…
  • Venture Builder
  • Learning
  • Knowledge Sharing
Gian Saratz
May 07, 2020 - 4 mins
Elisa and Marco give a deep-dive about their daily work-life as Talent Specialists, involving amongst many things to be on the lookout and recruit new…
  • People
  • Talent
  • Hiring
Imke Nowak
Apr 23, 2020 - 4 mins
Want to be an employee and entrepreneur at the same time? It is possible in the role of a Venture Architect.
  • startup
  • interview
Imke Nowak
Mar 27, 2020 - 4 mins
Yan from the investment team shares his take on why he thinks startups have a strong partner with us on their side, which also links to the reasons he…
  • investment
  • startup
Imke Nowak
Mar 27, 2020 - 2 mins
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