Swissnex Today the connectUS 2016 delegation was warmly welcomed by Swissnex at their office in Boston. As an introduction Jonas Brunschwig briefly explained to us the unique characteristics of the vibrant ecosystem especially for entrepreneurs in Boston. With over 300 universities it is a huge pool of talents. Jonas refered to Boston as Athen of […]
The Wallstreet Experience After having one day off, we started the forth day in Wallstreet to understand the roots, history and importance of the former financial district in New York. John our tour-guide showed us the most representative buildings and explained why they used to be very important for New York and whole America. As a matter […]
We are very happy to announce; we published our Nexus Newsletter today! The FHNW International Student Projects Insight China, Focus India, connectUS, and exploreASEAN have created a corporate newsletter to share the highlights of the Preparatory Seminar week. In the newsletter every project has its own sections that gives insight into the different projects and its current editions topic. Furthermore […]
connectUS 2016 would like to introduce you to the first six members of the delegation of this year’s edition. They all have participated actively during the Preparatoy Seminar and are joining us to the onsite trip to the United States in March.
WEDNESDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2016 On the third day of the Preperatory Seminar we have been on the road to visit the US Embassy and Swisscom (Headquarter). Importance of the US – Swiss Relationship (Suzan G. LeVine (Ambassador) // Embassy of the United States) Today we had the great opportunity to visit the US Ambassador Suzan […]
The second day was full of creativity, interactive presentations and useful insights of does and don’ts in the US. TUESDAY, 09 FEBRUARY 2016 Creative Workshop (Jean-Philippe & Ursina Hagmann // Innopunk) The second morning of the preparatory seminar was featured by the guest speakers Jean-Philippe and Urisna Hagmann of the company Innopunk. Before starting the […]
MONDAY, 08 FEBRUARY 2016 The Preparatoy Seminar week 2016 started with a varied agenda including three very interesting presentations. We would like to do a review of what we have learned today and share with you the most important insights we gained today. Influence of a Positive Appearance (Corinne Staub // ONE) During the first […]
During the one-week intensive preparatory seminar, expert guest lecturers offer a thorough overview of doing business in the US as well as an insight into social and cultural aspects. Our three main roads of success namely PIONEERING, TALENT FOCUS and GAME CHANGER will also be reflected on the agenda. Among other things we will gain […]
On Thursday 22 October 2015 the culinary day organized by the project team of connectUS 2016 took place at the Mensa Von-Roll at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) in Olten. The culinary day meal consisted of a tasty burger, baked potatoes, sour cream, BBQ sauce and a Caesar salad.