Recruitment trends in the Swiss blockchain space

If there is one place in the world that embodies the emergence of the Blockchain industry, it is undeniably the Greater Zurich Area with its ‘Crypto Valley’. At the time of writing this article, buzz words like blockchain, distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and other ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) are making the headlines. However, the […]

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From industrial site to upbeat neighborhood

A playground for site developers is how the former 16-hectare Attisholz industrial site on the edge of the city of Solothurn in the Greater Zurich Area could be described. The Halter AG real estate company bought the premises in 2016 and wants to develop it as an urban neighborhood with apartments, workplaces, services and gastronomy […]

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Greater Zurich Area appoints Honorary Ambassadors

On October 11, 2017, Greater Zurich Area appointed eight U.S. executives, entrepreneurs and influencers as Greater Zurich Honorary Ambassadors. Suzi LeVine, former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, commenced the ceremony. Greater Zurich Area’s success as a business location and innovation region is an accomplishment by many brilliant individuals together. At the residence of Consul […]

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The underrated physical threat – Datacenters for Cryptocurrency

Traditionally finance and security go hand-in-hand, the image of a bank vault is one of the most commonly used to convey a sense of security and safety. The arrival of cryptocurrencies means that transactions are moving from traditional banking infrastructure into the public datacenter. Traditional currencies are of course held in highly secure vaults however […]

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Schaffhausen – a 20 year track-record of attracting and retaining international businesses

Historically characterised by heavy industry, the Canton of Schaffhausen has undergone a complete transformation in the past 20 years and is now a hub for advanced manufacturing and globally connected high-tech businesses. The Canton of Schaffhausen and its Economic Promotion Team are determined to ensure the region remains just as attractive to investors far into […]

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