Venturelab Sends Ten Startups to Silicon Valley

Schlieren, ZH – Ten startups will have the opportunity to present themselves in Silicon Valley in April. The companies, mainly from the cantons of Zurich and Vaud, were selected by a jury of investors and technology experts from over 200 start-ups.

Venturelab is hosting its roadshow in Silicon Valley again this year. The startup promoter will present ten technology startups from across Switzerland to investors and in workshops from April 7th to 12th. A jury of investors and technology experts selected the companies from over 200 applications, as Venturelab writes in a statement. "By interacting with investors and industry leaders in Silicon Valley, startups gain unique access to the US market and valuable business insights to help them grow globally," said Stefan Steiner, co-managing director of Venturelab.

The jury selected Acodis from Winterthur, among others. Its platform allows unstructured content to be extracted from PDFs. St. Gallen's Advertima Vision aims to enable retailers to use digital tools in their stores with computer vision and sensors. Ascento from Zurich offers surveillance robots for large private properties. DuoKey from Prilly, VD, provides encryption technology for data clouds. Flybotix from Ecublens, VD, has developed a drone solution for inspecting confined spaces. Gilytics from Zurich offers a geodata-based solution for optimizing infrastructure planning. The robots from Isochronic in Denges VD enable simultaneous transportation of parts in a factory. Syntheticus from Dietikon ZH helps organizations to exploit the potential of artificial intelligence. Zurich-based Unisers has developed an inspection tool for the semiconductor industry. Basel-based Zoundream analyzes infant cries with artificial intelligence.

The program is supported by DPD, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and Zurich, Helbling Technik, Kellerhals Carrard, Rothschild & Co, Unicorn Anchor and the Canton of Vaud. ce/stk

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