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San Francisco - Day 6

Ecosystem Venture On our last day in San Francisco connectUS went to visit Ecosystem Venture. Alexander Fries welcomed the delegation in Tim Draps Hero City where Ecosystem Ventures as well as other companies are located. Alexander is a Swiss…
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San Francisco - Day 5

Indiegogo This morning the first stop of day five in San Francisco was at the headquarter of Indiegogo, an international crowdfunding website. Indiegogo is one of the first companies that offered crowdfunding that allows people to fund money…
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San Francisco - Day 4

Youtube This morning connectUS 2016 went to YouTubes headquarter. Rodrigo de Oliveira who works for YouTube since two and a half year works in the field of user experience research guided us through his workplace. Rodrigo gave us some insight…
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San Francisco - Day 2

Academy of Art University Today the connectUS delegation went to the Academy of Art University in the middle of San Francisco. We were warmly welcomed by Amber who guided us through the classrooms and departments.  It was very exciting…
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San Francisco - Day 1

We did it! connectUS just touched down on the US West Coast for the very first time in history! We managed to go to San Francisco! All of us are really looking forward to some awesome days with some big company visits in and around Silicon…
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Boston - Day 3

Biogen Today connectUS 2016 had the chance to visit the headquarters of Biogen in Cambridge, Boston. The company was founded 1978 in Geneva and therefore it is a company with Swiss roots in the biopharmical industry. Nowadays Biogen has…
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Boston - Day 2

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…
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Boston - Day 1

This morning our day started early with a four hour bus ride to Boston. Pixability In the afternoon we had our first company visit in Boston at Pixability. The company with its offices in NY, San Francisco, Chicago and the only EU office…
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New York - Day 5

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York The Swiss Council André Schaller welcomed connectUS at the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and talked about his personal success story as well as the duties of the Swiss Consulate…