Aligning solutions with corporate strategies can help startups collaborate for success

For startup founders looking to create innovative products and solutions or develop new ways of working, collaboration with a corporation can be a great starting point according to Sibylle Fischer, director of strategic venturing at Baloise Group.

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From Actelion to Idorsia: The entrepreneurial journey of Jean-Paul Clozel & Martine Clozel

Jean-Paul and Martine Clozel cofounded Actelion in 1997. Twenty years later the company was acquired by Johnson & Johnson and the couple cofounded Idorsia as a spin-off. Discover some insights about their entrepreneurial path as well as the challenges and opportunities they encountered along the way. 

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The best coworking spaces in the Basel Area

Since supportive environments that provide resources and comfortable workspaces are a key part of any entrepreneurial ecosystem, here are the top seven coworking spaces in the Basel Area according to the local community.

Startup Guide Basel Area

Creating a clear strategy and vision for financial success: Startup advice from Basler Kantonalbank

According to Basler Kantonalbank, key factors in the success of an early-stage startup include working with the right people, identifying diverse sources of financing and good business planning. The right partner can help with all of these.

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Starting a business in the Basel Area: What you need to know

The Basel Area is a fast-growing ecosystem for startups and entrepreneurs. The region prides itself on innovation, with one of Switzerland’s best success rates for startup funding, high wages and relatively low taxes.

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Meet the lifelong entrepreneur behind Impact Hub Basel

Impact Hub Basel's cofounder Andre Moeri shares how he brought the hub to the Swiss city, and what he’s learned along the way.   

Phineas Rueckert

Understanding Switzerland’s impact ecosystem

Discover some Swiss startups that are propelling social change.

Miriam Partington

Startup Guide Basel Area

A leader in life sciences and home to a number of excellent research institutions, Basel Area has much to offer innovators in biotech and life sciences. There’s also a thriving wider digital health scene and ample support in this inspiring Swiss hub.