Just 60 days after the first close of its Capital Fund III, Privilège Ventures added five startups to its investments portfolio. The firm plans to expand the portfolio to include up to five startups in the next six months. On 30th April, Privilège Ventures announced the first close of Fund III with a target size of CHF20
Privilège Ventures announces the first closing of its Privilège Capital Fund III. The fund with a target size of CHF20 million focusses on seed and early stage companies located mainly in Switzerland. Privilège expects to make 6-8 investments in the next 2 months. With 24 tickets since 2016 in Funds I and II, 12 of
Privilège Ventures will give some of the most experienced CEOs of portfolio companies “tickets” to invest into startups run by younger, pre-seed stage founders. The first participants of the CEO scouting program will be Lea von Bidder, Emile de Rijk and Pascal König. Originally conceived by Sequoia Capital in California, one of the leading global
Une sélection de responsables d'entreprises recevront des «tickets» pour investir dans des start-up dirigées par des fondateurs plus jeunes. Dans ses efforts continus pour améliorer le paysage du venture capital en Suisse, Privilège Ventures introduit le concept du programme CEO Scouting en Suisse. Conçu à l'origine par Sequoia Capital en Californie, le but du programme
‘Switzerland not only has some of the best universities in the world, but also offers extremely good conditions for founders who want to start a new company.’ Camilla Giannoni, 22 OCTOBER, 2020 For those investors who are searching for high returns – and who do not shy away from risks- there is no better place
Mike Burcher, 21 October, 2020. European entrepreneurs who want to launch startups could do worse than Switzerland. In a report analyzing Europe’s general economic health, cost of doing business, business environment and labor force quality, analysts looked for highly educated populations, strong economies, healthy business environments and relatively low costs for conducting business. Switzerland ended
Big Data – interesting discussion on the implications of Big Data with Lucian Wagner of Privilège Ventures.
Are machines making investment decisions in the venture capital industry? Can AI monitor portfolio companies and the markets in which they operate?
Lucian Wagner has two decades of experience as a startup investor. Together with Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch, he runs Privilège Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital firm active in Switzerland and Europe. In this interview, they share the story of how they came to invest in startups and what fascinates them about the Swiss startup
Privilège Ventures, focusing on seed and early-stage Deep and Medtech companies, announces the ﬁnal closing of its second Venture Capital Fund. To date, the firm has invested in 23 companies mostly in Switzerland and surrounding countries. Privilège Ventures is the venture arm of Privilege Management SA with ofﬁces in Lugano and Zurich. Last year in February, Privilège Ventures announced