L.E.S.S. wins the W.A. de Vigier Foundation competition 2013. The W.A. de Vigier Foundation has sponsored innovative and future-looking business ideas with a development award of CHF 100,000 per idea. In addition to this start-up capital, the award-winner also gains access to valuable contacts, has the opportunity to exchange information and experiences at Alumni Events and receives media exposure. The W.A. de Vigier Foundation is focussed on contributing to keeping the Swiss economy strongly competitive and healthy. In 2013, over 180 companies have applied and competed. L.E.S.S. is proud to have been selected within the winners.
L.E.S.S. is awarded the “Prix Vittoz” 2013 by the Science Park Switzerland. The Prix Vittoz was established by the PSE in conjunction with the Economic Promotion of Canton de Vaud (SPECO) to help startups expand their business outside of Europe. Each year, 3-4 startups are given funding to travel to the United States to assess market opportunities and build relationships.