- Funds Raised:
- Swisscom Ventures is a Swiss venture capital firm that specializes in digital media and telecommunications investments.
Swisscom Ventures is the corporate venturing arm of Swisscom AG - Switzerland's leading telecom operator. The unit was founded in 2007.
Swisscom Ventures invests in growth companies with emerging business models and technologies of strategic relevance to Swisscom's core business. As a value-added investor, Swisscom brings its investee companies the technical expertise and strategic insights of an incumbent telecom operator. We act as a bridge to Swisscom's operational business units, which portfolio companies can also leverage as a test environment for their products and services.
Swisscom Ventures seeks minority stakes in companies related to the information/ communications/entertainment space via three different funds:
- Strategic Fund: early-to-late stage, worldwide
- Swiss Early-Stage Fund: Seed and Round A, only in Switzerland
- Swiss Small & Mid-size Enterprise Fund (Mona Lisa): mid-to-late stage, only in Switzerland
Current Team (6)Update
Board Members and Advisors (2)Update
|Jun 15, 2016||FinTech Fund||Unknown Amount|
|Jul 14, 2016||Startup Ticker (Switzerland) - Business Angel of the Year: Dave Brown|
|Jul 5, 2016||Venture Beat - 12 tech companies most likely to IPO in the next year|
|Jun 9, 2016||Startup Ticker (Switzerland) - Swisscom Ventures launches FinTech fund|
|Apr 15, 2016||Startup Ticker (Switzerland) - Swiss Start-up Exoscale Acquires German PaaS Provider cloudControl|
|Mar 30, 2016||SDX Central - PLUMgrid Touts Containers & CloudApex in 5.0 Release|
|Mar 14, 2016||Sramana Mitra - Billion Dollar Unicorns: SimpliVity a Prospect|
|Feb 22, 2016||informilo - Top 25 Mobile Start Ups To Watch 2016|
|Dec 21, 2015||Startup Ticker (Switzerland) - Stingray Acquires Swiss-based iConcerts|
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