Head of Swisscom Ventures

BA EPBS, MBA INSEAD

Dominique Mégret

Dominique Mégret is head of Swisscom Ventures, which he started in 2007. He joined Swisscom in 2002 as head of the Group Strategy unit. Previously, Dominique Mégret was an entrepreneur in the United Kingdom, a strategy consultant in the European telecom industry and country manager for an IT company in Germany.

He is the author of the book Deeptech Nation published on September 3rd 2021 by Éditions Slatkine.

Exited companies:
Sophia Genetics – IPO (SOPH)
Quantenna – IPO (QTNA)
Sequans – IPO (SQNS)
Beqom – acquired by Goldman Sachs
Liberovision – acquired by VizRT

Deals of Dominique Mégret

Newsroom

Press Release
23.07.2021

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.

Press Release
18.06.2021

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.

Insight
09.06.2021

Deeptech Nation

What is the place of Swiss high-tech in a world dominated by American and Asian giants? Learn more about this topic in Dominique Mégret's book Deeptech Nation.

Insight
31.05.2021

Swisscom Ventures hosts webinar on ESG for startups

Together with the global professional network 100 Women in Finance, Swisscom Ventures has held a webinar on ESG for startups.

Press Release
07.05.2021

Deepomatic raises 2.3 million euros

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

Press Release
01.10.2020

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

News
07.11.2019

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.

Press Release
29.08.2019

SWISSTO12 RAISES CHF 18.1M

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

News
29.03.2019

SOPHiA GENETICS wins Tech Tour Growth Award 2019

Tech Tour announced its 2019 Growth Award winner on March 28 at the Tech Tour Growth Summit & Awards held in Lausanne.

News
31.01.2019

Fund of the Year 2018

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

Press Release
17.12.2018

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

Press Release
30.05.2018

Ava Closes $30M Series B Funding Round

Funding will fuel R&D to expand product offering beyond fertility into pregnancy and contraception

Insight
21.01.2018

Interview with Dominique Mégret

Running a mature corporate venturing unit and how to deliver strategic and financial value

News
17.03.2017

Poken acquired by GES

GES strengthening its capabilities and offering leading-edge digital services to its exhibition and corporate clients.