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Happy Samichlaus from swissnex Boston

WHO WE ARE

swissnex is a network of knowledge hubs in Bangalore, Boston, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Singapore working closely with science and technology counselors based in Swiss embassies around the world.

WHAT WE DO

swissnex is a network with nodes in the world’s most innovative hubs, where the future is being shaped. We take an active role in strengthening Switzerland’s leadership as a world-class location for science, education, and innovation. Our core value lies in our ability to:

  • Strengthen small businesses through the dissemination of information about alternative funding sources
  • Connect scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, and thought leaders with inspiring peers and new ideas on either side of the globe
  • Facilitate academic programs, global innovation strategies, and knowledge exchange
  • Create and present transdisciplinary projects in imaginative ways such as Grand Appy
  • Network with relevant contacts at universities, research institutions, and companies to maintain a powerful web of knowledge regarding small business financial needs
  • Support internationalization efforts of companies, with a special focus on adequate funding of small business start-ups
  • Inform on developments in science, technology, education and innovation policies
  • Participate in our communities and interact with local partners to bring value to small businesses, including ways to fund new high-tech businesses such as those involved in virtual reality
  • Share innovative achievements and emerging trends in the host country and in Switzerland

Start Up Financing

In the event someone has any type of credit issue, or if a company would need to get a loan for 6 - 12 months rather than 5 to 12 years, financial institutions can't assist them. New organizations, having only $5 - $10 million in yearly product sales, are particularly vulnerable right now. Due to restrained financial institution lending, small business proprietors have had to look to new methods for funding demands. There are a variety of loan solutions to help these merchants. One of those sources would be the merchant cash advance. A merchant cash advance isn't a loan. It is a lump sum advance of cash for the business against future charge card product sales. Whether your business is manufacturing dolls or developing the latest and greatest smartphone app, you'll need to research a variety of alternative funding options to find the one that matches your needs.

EVENTS

FRANKLIN COLLEGE SWITZERLAND CLUB OF BOSTON FRIENDS AND ALUMNI COCKTAIL PARTY

BIG TRANSITIONS AND HOW THEY AFFECT YOUR START UP CULTURE

EPFL ALUMNI BREAKFAST WITH PRESIDENT PATRICK AEBISCHER

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