L.E.S.S. ranked 2nd best Swiss startups 2014, 1st in the cleantech and electronics categories.

L.E.S.S. has been ranked 2nd through a hard selection made by a pool of 100 experts among several hundreds of companies. The experts, all extremely well networked in the Swiss startup scene, focused on the most promising and established startups since 2007.

L.E.S.S. won two categories : “Cleantech” and “Electronics”. Besides, L.E.S.S. SA is the youngest company ever to enter the TOP3. We are proud of this ranking that acknowledges our high growth potential and recent success.

More info on : http://www.startup.ch

L.E.S.S. is selected among the venture leaders “China” by venturelab

For Swiss startups, China is a key market to explore. With growing opportunities and exciting market prospects, as well as the necessity to strengthen the visibility of Swiss high-tech in China, venturelab launched its first edition of the venture leaders China. The prize offers to 10 carefully selected high potential Swiss startups a 10-day market exploration and business development journey in Shanghai and Beijing, extending the program’s exposure in rising entrepreneurial hubs.

L.E.S.S. is glad to be among the selected start-ups to take part in this program from Sept, 3rd to Sept 13th.

More info : http://www.venturelab.ch/10-Swiss-innovative-startups-win-the-first-edition-of-venture-leaders-China

L.E.S.S. wins the “venture” business plan competition 2014

L.E.S.S. wins the “venture” business plan competition 2014.

»venture» 2014 is an initiative of the ETH Zurich, Knecht Holding, the innovation promotion agency CTI and McKinsey & Company, Switzerland and aims to put to use untapped innovation potential by encouraging young entrepreneurs to develop a business idea. A number of renowned companies from Swiss industry and commerce sponsor the competition.

Participants receive additional support in the form of various events, e.g., a series of “Founder Knowledge” seminars as well as special workshops. Comprehensive information material is also on offer, such as the business plan handbook “The New Venture Adventure – Succeed with Professional Business Planning.”

»venture» is addressed to budding entrepreneurs in Switzerland who have innovative business ideas. Participants may enter the competition as individuals or as a team.

In 2014, 239 teams submitted their business plan. The participating companies came primarily from the ICT and Life Sciences industries, but we also had the chance to meet teams representing various niche sectors.

The final decision and prize award took place during the second »venture» Prize Awards Ceremony at ETH the 7th of May 2014. Following presentations to potential investors as part of the »venture» Investor Day, each of the top 5 teams presented their business plans to the »venture» Advisory Board, composed of leading actors of the Swiss economy. The awards were handed over during a grand ceremony. As part of the ceremony, Mr. Joseph Jimenez, Chief Executive Officer of Novartis, shared his perspective on the importance of innovation in today’s market and how to successfully achieve it.

L.E.S.S. is glad win this prestigious competition in 2014.

More details on : www.venture.ch

L.E.S.S. wins the Strategis Entrepreneurship Prize 2014

L.E.S.S. wins the Strategis Prize competition 2014. Awarded every year for more than 20 years by the association HEC Espace Entreprise, Prix Strategis is steadily expanding and willing to assert itself as the swiss entrepreneurship Prize. Prix Strategis was intended to springboard young enterprises’ growth that have a big potential. It was designed to promote promising startups at a key moment of their existence in a financial, mediatic and strategic point of view.

L.E.S.S. is glad to be among the prestigious former winners of the Strategis Prize.

Article in Bilan:
http://www.bilan.ch/techno-les-plus-de-la-redaction/less-remporte-le-prix-strategis

L.E.S.S. ranked in the TOP 5 best Swiss startups 2013, 1st in the cleantech and electronics categories.

L.E.S.S. has been ranked 4th through a hard selection made by a pool of 100 experts among several hundreds of companies. The experts, all extremely well networked in the Swiss startup scene, focused on the most promising and established startups since 2007.

L.E.S.S. won two categories : “Cleantech” and “Electronics”. Besides, L.E.S.S. is the youngest company ever to enter the TOP5. We are proud of this ranking that acknowledges our high growth potential and recent success.

More info on : http://www.startup.ch