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What if half of Switzerland's rooftops produced electricity?

by Serhii on 24-02-2020 12:00PM in Solar energy

Researchers at EPFL are assessing Switzerland's solar power potential. Their results show that photovoltaic panels could be installed on more than half of the country's 9.6 million rooftops. The resulting power would meet more than 40 percent of Swiss electricity demand.The widespread installation [...]

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Swiss startup Frontify raises EUR20.2 million to grow its brand management platform

by Serhii on 24-02-2020 11:57AM in Startup, St. Gallen

St. Gallen-based brand management platform Frontify has raised a EUR20.2 million Series B funding round led by EQT Ventures, with participation from existing investors including Blossom Capital, Datartis Ventures and Thomas Dübendorfer, Tenderloin Ventures, and Myke Näf.Frontify, founded in 2013, [...]

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Geneva-based e-Potek raises almost EUR1 million to digitalize mortgage financing in Switzerland

by Serhii on 24-02-2020 11:55AM in Startup, Geneva

Swiss startup e-Potek has announced first fundraising of EUR934K, 18 months after its launch. The funds raised will enable the Geneva fintech company to expand its presence in French-speaking Switzerland, in particular by opening an office in Lausanne.Founded in 2018 in Geneva, e-Potek is [...]

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Repair Café in der Schweiz: Werfen Sie es hinaus? Auf keinen Fall!

by Serhii on 28-08-2016 11:54AM in Computer

Mit jedem Jahr nimmt die Popularität der sogenannten Repair Cafés in der ganzen Welt zu. Das ist eine bestimmte Stelle, wo sich die Menschen freiwillig treffen, um Einrichtungen, Technik zu reparieren.

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Repair Cafés in Switzerland: Are you going to throw it away? No way!

by Serhii on 25-07-2016 08:02PM in Computer

Year by year, so-called Repair Cafés are becoming increasingly popular worldwide. These are certain places where volunteers meet in order fix some devices, appliances, etc.

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