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Swisscom Ventures is the venture capital arm of Swisscom AG, the leading telecom and IT provider in Switzerland. Since 2007, we have invested in over 80 technology companies from our offices in Switzerland (Zurich, Bern, Lausanne) and the USA (Silicon Valley). With over $650 million assets under management and advisory, of which two third is financed by 20 institutional investors and one third by Swisscom, we invest during the full life cycle of high potential startups. Our minority investments typically range from $1 million per company at early stage up to $20 million in growth rounds. As a strategic investor, we offer entrepreneurs access to our technical infrastructure and market channels in addition to financial support.

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Europe’s leading all-in-one spend management platform Yokoy raises $80M in Series B funding from Sequoia Capital

Yokoy’s total fundraise now comes to over $107m and the new funding will be channelled into international expansion, product development and growing the team.

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Neo Medical closes Swisscom Ventures-lead USD $20.6M financing round

Proceeds to accelerate the commercial deployment of Neo Medical AI-driven ADVISE™ augmented reality platform for spinal surgery

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Scandit, the Smart Data Capture Leader, Announces $150m Series D Investment

New funding will be used to develop tomorrow’s computer vision technologies to further transform traditional industries and processes.

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Cognism kicks off 2022 securing $87.5 million investment

Cognism raises $87.5M Series C funding investment as it plans to solidify European leader position and accelerate growth in US market.

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Cato Networks Announces Strategic Investment from Swisscom Ventures

The announcement follows last month’s $200M round at a market valuation of $2.5 billion.

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Medimaps raises $20M for AI bone health software

The $20 million financing round was supported by a Swiss VC syndicate including Swisscom Ventures.

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Greenfield One

Greenfield One launches Europe's largest crypto fund with $160 Million.

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MATRIXX Software Announces $50 Million in Growth Funding from Francisco Partners

The investment will accelerate MATRIXX R&D for product innovation in addition to expansion into adjacent market opportunities and customer segments.

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Inpher Secures Strategic Investment from Swisscom Ventures

Inpher, Inc., the pioneers of Secret Computing®, announced a strategic investment from Swisscom Ventures to fuel growth and partnership for market acceleration.

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Fireblocks Opens New Switzerland Office to Expand Its DACH Footprint

Over the last six months, Fireblocks has doubled the size of its European team to support the increasing number of institutional customers in the region .

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SOPHiA GENETICS Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

SOPHiA GENETICS SA announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 13,000,000 ordinary shares at a price of $18 per share.

Scailyte AG
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Scailyte announces Michael Brenner, of Harvard Medical School, as an advisor to its Board of Directors

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ECOROBOTIX raises USD 14.7 million in latest series C funding

The latest funding will speed up series production, support R&D efforts and drive European expansion forward.

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Deepomatic raises 2.3 million euros

Deepomatic receives new round of investment from Swisscom Ventures and Octave Klaba to face accelerated growth.

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Rready AG makes innovation management for companies globally scalable

A team at Swisscom has developed the Getkickbox online solution from Adobe's well-known Kickbox innovation method and has now founded its own startup.

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Bitmovin Raises $25 Million

The Series C round led by Swisscom Ventures will drive new innovations in the video streaming industry.

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Cognism raises $12.5 million as European expansion continues

The round led by AXA Venture Partners and joined by Swisscom Ventures will support Cognism in its plans to expand further across Europe.


Labster closes $60 million Series C with Andreessen Horowitz

Labster is thrilled by this milestone and more determined than ever to reach new teachers and students.


ANYbotics Announces CHF 20M Series A

ANYbotics AG, a leading maker of four-legged robots, announced the closing of its CHF 20 million Series A financing round led by Swisscom Ventures.

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CREAL Raised CHF 6.5M in A+ Round

Lausanne-based startup CREAL closed a series A+ financing round raising CHF 6.5 million. This round was led by Swisscom Ventures.

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Kandou Raises $92.3 Million in Series C Funding

The funding will enable Kandou to meet growing customer demand for high-speed connectivity solutions.

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Netrounds acquired by Juniper Networks

New capabilities bring unparalleled automation to WAN services.

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SOPHiA GENETICS Raises $110 Million in Oversubscribed New Funding Round

Supporting the Company’s Global Expansion to Meet Growing Clinical and Biopharma Demand for Data-Driven Medicine


Expense Robot is now called Yokoy

As of today Expense Robot is called Yokoy, comes in a fresh look and offers its own company credit card.

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Scailyte raises CHF 2.75M

Scailyte AG, a Swiss startup in the emerging and rapidly growing field of single-cell technologies, raised CHF 2.75M in seed funding and gains Swisscom Ventures

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Aircall raises $65 million for its cloud-based phone system

The company doubles down on their mission to replace outdated phone systems with an integrated voice platform.

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Scandit Raises $80M

The funding will be used to further accelerate global expansion and technology leadership.

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Grocery shopping app Bring! closes funding successfully

Bring! has closed a funding round of four million Swiss francs in order to further develop their value proposition for users and advertisers.


Put your expenses on autopilot

Find out more about it in the podcast with Expense Robot.

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Expense Robot raises CHF 1.7 million from Swisscom and SIX

The Swiss FinTech startup Expense Robot uses artificial intelligence to automate expense- and business credit card processes.


How To Build A Global Company From Day One

Find out more about it in the podcast with Flyability.


Building a Business in Outer Space

Low-Earth Orbit satellites are the new space race. Find out more about it in the podcast with Swissto12.

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A1 digital Acquires Swiss Cloud Provider Exoscale

cloud hosting enabling teams and individuals to host applications, automate infrastructure, store data safely, and run heavy computations

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Avrios Raised CHF 14m in a Series B Financing Round

Avrios intends to invest the new capital in product development, the expansion of existing customer relationships and new employees.

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Kandou Secures $56 Million in Series C Funding

Investment by existing and new investors brings total funding to nearly $100 million.

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Beekeeper Raises $45M in Series B Funding Round

This round will allow Beekeeper to continue to expand their team, both throughout Europe and the US.

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SWISSto12, a provider of telecommunications components for the satellite and aerospace industries, announced the closing of a CHF 18.1M Series B financing round


Meet the winners of the Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2019

CREAL3D, PXL Vision, People-Analytix AG, DeepCode and Gmelius are the winners of the seventh Swisscom StartUp Challenge.

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Fireblocks raises $ 16 million

Fireblocks, an enterprise platform for securing digital assets in transit, announced its launch out of stealth mode with $16 million.


Successful Fastly IPO

Swisscom Ventures investee Fastly, which operates an edge cloud platform for optimized web and application delivery, raised $180 million with its IPO at NYSE.


Fund of the Year 2018

Swisscom Ventures has received the Fund of the Year 2018 Award at the Global Corporate Venturing Summit in Monterey


Netrounds Raises Series A led by Swisscom Ventures

Along with the addition of industry experts to the Netrounds board, this round will help expand global sales operations and strengthening key talent acquisition

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Scailyte raises CHF 2.75M

Scailyte AG, a Swiss startup in the emerging and rapidly growing field of single-cell technologies, raised CHF 2.75M in seed funding and gains Swisscom Ventures

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MATRIXX Software Announces $40 Million in Funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures

Investors include CK Hutchison, Spring Lake Equity Partners and existing investors Swisscom Ventures

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