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Investments

40

Partners & Customers

1

About Tech4Trust

Tech4Trust is an accelerator program that aims to bring together startups developing solutions to tackle trust and security issues. The key focus areas of the program include cybersecurity, authentication, access control, data privacy, anti-counterfeiting, traceability, GDPR and disinformation.

Tech4Trust Headquarter Location

Fondation EPFL Innovation Park Bâtiment C

Lausanne, 1015,

Switzerland

41 21 353 80 00

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Latest Tech4Trust News

Trust Valley spawns new Tech4Trust Edition

Jun 26, 2020

Newly announced Trust Valley is launching the 2nd edition of Tech4Trust, the Swiss acceleration program for startups from Switzerland and Europe. This is the first official activity to spawn out of the Trust Valley, an unprecedented Vaud and Geneva initiative to promote excellence in cybersecurity and digital trust. Other cantons can join the initiative. The pandemic has accelerated the digital transition of our economy and society. It has made visible its reliance on critical digital infrastructures and services. In this context, the Cantons of Vaud and Geneva are joining forces in an unprecedented move to create the « Trust Valley », a public-private partnership aimed at promoting excellence in the Lake Geneva region in the field of digital trust and cybersecurity. Their cooperation will focus on three main missions: to promote the region's skills cluster, to build up a network of the players in the field and to encourage the development of innovative projects. It is for example created a database, a mapping and a platform for the ecosystem. Initiated and supported by the Cantons of Vaud and Geneva, EPFL, HEIG-VD, HES-SO Geneva, IHEID, UNIGE, UNIL, ELCA, GCSP, Kudelski, SGS and SICPA, the « TRUST VALLEY » relies on more than 500 experts who constitute the largest concentration of talent in the field available in Switzerland collaborations and synergies between the Hautes Ecoles and research institutes, based not only on their international recognition but also on their strong complementarity a pioneering role of the founding members of the Trust Valley, ELCA, Kudelski, SGS and SICPA in the field of digital trust and cyber security a concentration of economic actors with more than 300 companies and organisations active in the region in this field  Registrations open for Tech4Trust 2020  Through a mandate entrusted to the  EPFL Innovation Park Foundation , the Trust Valley will be officially launched in October 2020 at a public event, however the first activities of the Trust Valley have already started in 2019 as part of a project, a startup acceleration program called « Tech4Trust ». After the success of the first edition, the accelerator program will be renewed in 2020. Several important changes are planned for the second edition of the program. Now also start-ups from Europe are eligible to apply and in Switzerland too, the geographical reach will be expanded. A joint event with the Crypto Valley association will be held in the Canton of Zug. In addition, the team considers to move from a four months to five a months program. The goal of the program stays the same. The program starting in October aims to connect startups offering innovative solutions and the organizations facing problems such as disinformation, cyberthreats and global misuse of private and personal data problems. The application phase is already open. Registration closes mid-September. (ES / SK)

Tech4Trust Investments

40 Investments

Tech4Trust has made 40 investments. Their latest investment was in Cryptolex as part of their Incubator/Accelerator on October 10, 2020.

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Tech4Trust Investments Activity

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10/13/2020

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Cryptolex

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2

10/13/2020

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DuoKey

Yes

2

10/13/2020

Incubator/Accelerator

KimboCare

Yes

2

10/13/2020

Incubator/Accelerator

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$99M

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10

10/13/2020

Incubator/Accelerator

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10

Date

10/13/2020

10/13/2020

10/13/2020

10/13/2020

10/13/2020

Round

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator

Company

Cryptolex

DuoKey

KimboCare

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Amount

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

2

10

10

Tech4Trust Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

Tech4Trust has 1 strategic partners and customers. Tech4Trust recently partnered with The CyberPeace Institute on October 10, 2020.

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Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

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10/9/2020

Partner

The CyberPeace Institute

Switzerland

CyberPeace Institute - The CyberPeace Institute Partners with the Swiss Trust Valley for Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity

In a strategic partnership with the CyberPeace Institute 's global Cyber 4 Healthcare program , the initiative aims to assist deconfinement strategies in order to maintain , accelerate and stimulate the economy , and to increase short-term resilience to health crises , such as COVID-19 .

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Date

10/9/2020

Type

Partner

Business Partner

The CyberPeace Institute

Country

Switzerland

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CyberPeace Institute - The CyberPeace Institute Partners with the Swiss Trust Valley for Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity

In a strategic partnership with the CyberPeace Institute 's global Cyber 4 Healthcare program , the initiative aims to assist deconfinement strategies in order to maintain , accelerate and stimulate the economy , and to increase short-term resilience to health crises , such as COVID-19 .

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