Business Update: The secret is out!
It is supposed to be a secret conference of business and political leaders. But the list is out for this weekend’s Bilderberg Meeting. Frederic Lelièvre reveals just who is on the guest list in this week’s Number of the Week.
What start-ups miss in Switzerland
Swiss start-ups Procivis, Astrocast, and Pickwings tell Tanya König what’s missing in Switzerland for start-ups to grow.
Switzerland regaining competitiveness as Europe loses steam
Competitiveness across Europe has struggled to gain ground, but Switzerland is bucking this trend after climbing to fourth place in the IMD’s World Competitiveness Ranking 2019. Arturo Bris, director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center, gives his insights on this year’s competitive landscape.
Changes to be expected at ABB
ABB Switzerland Managing Director Robert Itschner says that there will be changes ahead. He explains how digitalization is transforming the business and why he sees tech giants such as Google and Microsoft as partners and not competitors.
The largest tourist group in Switzerland’s history
This month, Switzerland welcomed the largest tour group in its history. The incentive trip of 12,000 people from China was organized by Jeunesse Global. We find out how Swiss businesses profited from the tourist wave.
Why Swiss start-ups go abroad
What are start-ups missing in Switzerland? Do they need a plan to go international since the national market is limited? Tanya König sat down with Rafael Waber of SwissShrimp, Sandro Schmid of Aaaccell, and Michael Born of PXL Vision to hear their views on the start-up scene.
How much steam is left in Switzerland’s property market?
Switzerland’s property investment market has been on high alert after warnings by Swiss regulators that it’s getting overheated. But so far there have been no signs of a letup in investor appetite. Here’s a closer look at the latest figures. Switzerland’s property investment market has been on high alert after warnings by Swiss regulators that it’s getting overheated. But so far there have been no signs of a letup in investor appetite. Here’s a closer look at the latest figures.
A lean organization is more attractive, asserts Zurich student
Louis von Mérey, student at the University of Zurich, values diversity and simple hierarchies at the workplace. Von Mérey participated in a panel co-hosted by Universum and CNNMoney Switzerland featuring HR heads from Nestlé, Novartis and UBS.