Welcome to SVC – Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs
Innovation is our lifeblood
Switzerland was able to assert its position as a world champion in invention and development in the past year. In 2016, our country is once again at the top (or very close to it) in many of the global innovation rankings.
"We Look for the Hidden Gems"
We look back with the new and former CEOs of SVC – Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs (SVC Ltd.). What happened with the 100 million the investment company started with to support innovative firms in 2010? How imaginative is SVC Ltd. itself? And how does SVC Ltd.'s founder – Credit Suisse – benefit from its involvement?
"We Invest In Situations Where No One Else Would"
Beat Brechbühl has been a board member of SVC Ltd. since it was founded six years ago. In the following interview, he describes the ideal portfolio candidates and reflects on the interrelationship between success and failure, as well as the future of the Swiss economy.
Pioneers in riding the wind
Europe's highest wind farm was recently completed on the summit of Mt. Gries in Valais at an elevation of 2,500 meters above sea level. Can such heavy loads be carried to the top of a mountain? Only a few years ago, people said it was impossible, but SwissWinds did not let that discourage them.