Why innovation in the banking industry is critical

Numerous industries have already been revolutionized by the digital shifting while the banking industry has been lagging behind. Originally a sector that has been considered as...

Sustainable innovation – An interview with Sascha Nick

On May 6th I conducted an interview with Sascha Nick after having him as a guest professor for a class at HEC Lausanne, UNIL. He is a professor, an entrepreneur, and a visionary...

Innovation in an Uncertain World

“Innovation aims to shape the future with the tools of the present” is just one of the many insightful quotes that guest speaker Maja Kuzmanovic delivered in her candid take...

54H to lauch a startup? The startup weekend challenge

What is a Startup weekend ? This event for which people are willing to sacrifice an entire weekend. Well, from Friday to Sunday, the participants work tirelessly to realize their...

Seedstars Summit 2018: What you’ve missed

After three intense days of workshops, startup bootcamps, one-to-one mentoring and pitching, the winner of the 5th edition of the Seedstars Summit has finally been announced. The...

Cracking (or not) the case of quantum cryptography

Living in a new era of digitalization, the beginning of the fourth revolution, fundamental changes in our societal paradigm have risen. Where every single piece of information...

Seedstars Summit: what about the winners of the previous editions?

On April 12th, 2018, the 5th Seedstars Summit, around the theme “The year of 5”, will be held in Lausanne. This is the perfect occasion to reflect on the previous winners’...

UNICO, digital collectables on the Ethereum blockchain

During the Blockchain Summit, many start-ups presented their project before the start of the competition won by Hugo Moreau and Paul Nicolet, two EPFL students, which earned them...

Two EPFL students win the Blockchain Summit’s competition in Zug (along with US $100’000)

The ShieldIT Team, consisting of Hugo Moreau and Paul Nicolet, two 23-year-old EPFL students, proudly represented their school during the Blockchain Summit in Zug. They came up...

Blockchain Summit on November 22nd

Blockchain, Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, while those words may ring a bell for some, they remain a complete mystery for many. How well are you informed about this new technology,...