News from Bigmont Ventures

Successful exit of Immobalk

06.12.2013 – Incuray announces that it sold its shares of the all-in-one real estate platform Immobalk to a co-founder and to selected investors. In a next step, Immobalk will expand its market presence and will target other markets in the Balkan area. Read more 

Diplomero launches first Swiss online learning platform

14.11.2013 – Today Diplomero AG launched its video-based online learning platform that provides learners individual access to professional knowledge. The innovative platform fulfills the increasing need for individual learning that is independent from time and place. Visit

The most valuable Swiss watch brands 2013

14.11.2013 – The ISO-certified brand valuation company BV4 Ltd. presents the 2013 edition of the ranking of the most valuable Swiss watch brands. Rolex was able to defend its position as the most valuable Swiss watch brand with a value of CHF 5.074 billion. To the ranking

New CAS Brand Leadership launched

23.10.2013 – Max Meister and Dr. Peter Felser will be assuming the task of running the new CAS Brand Leadership at HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich. The CAS focuses on the manifold disciplines of a holistic and strategic brand management. The degree program will start in March 2014. More information

Max Meister publishes white paper

21.10.2013 – As a co-author, Max Meister publishes a white paper that critically discusses the concept and the potential of success of MOOCs (=Massive Open Online Courses). The informative paper extensively explains why MOOCs will NOT revolutionize the market for education. Read more

Bigmont Ventures' founder elected as "Best Teacher" 2013

14.09.2013 – Max Meister won this year's "Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching" that the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich awarded for the sixth time. The prize represents outstanding performance of teachers and their special dedication for the university and the students. Since 2007, Max Meister teaches strategic communication, brand management and sponsoring at the HWZ. Read more

The Most Valuable Social Media Brands 2013 

19.04.2013 – BV4 Ltd. and the department of Social Media Management of the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich have created the 2013 edition of the ranking of the most valuable brands of social networks. To the report

Great Place to Work® Institute doubles turnover

30.01.2013 – Bigmont is proud to announce that under the new director, Great Place to Work® Institute was able to double its turnover for 2012 compared to the previous year. Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Visit Great Place to Work® Institute's website

Fitonic successfully launched

13.12.2012 – Fitonic is a global online platform for fitness and sport and serves as an efficient interface between providers and end consumers in the field of fitness and sport. The innovative platform features listings and rankings of various offers and provides a great transparency in the field of fitness and sport. Visit Fitonic's website

Diabird nominated for "10. Burgdorfer Innopreis"

06.11.2012 – Diabird facilitates the everyday life of diabetics. Thanks to an innovative and intuitively to use software, the smartphone app significantly improves a diabetic's quality of life.  Diabird's unique approach fosters the self-management of diabetics and offers a community that brings them together.

Incuray was launched

24.08.2012 – Incuray successfully combines digital technology and incubation services. In the area of digital services Incuray focuses its expertise on creating, implementing and operating valuable digital services. As the first service incubator in Switzerland, Incuray promotes innovative and visionary ideas and accompanies them all the way to a successful company foundation. When the new company was launched, Bigmont Ventures entered into a cooperation with Incuray. Visit Incuray's website

Raffinessen has taken off

1.12.2011 – The spice mixers at Raffinessen are presently experiencing a growth phase, with the team expanding from three to seven this year alone. And with Manor, it has succeeded in acquiring a major retailer as one of its customers. Raffinessen will now look more towards expanding its Internet presence and investing resources in the social media. Visit Raffinessen's website

The »venture» competition is on again

30.10.2011 – »Venture» 2012 takes you from business idea to professional business plan and all the way to the financing and founding of a company. The »venture» business plan competition takes place every two years and combines a competition, learning events and contact forum in one. Visit »venture»'s website

Bigmont participating in

1.6.2011 – Bigmont Ventures has announced that it will be taking a stake in Medicosearch AG within the scope of a drive to finance new growth. is the leading medical evaluation portal in Switzerland. It also develops innovative apps for both physicians and patients. Visit's website is going online

15.4.2011 – SMEs and start-ups need market research and market assessments. At, students can search beyond the borders of their own universities for relevant content for their seminars, Bachelor's theses or Master's dissertations. The platform helps enterprises find talented students for their market assessments. Visit Advanthesis' website

BV4 start-up

1.1.2011 – The independent Swiss professional service firm Brand Value Rating Agency has begun operations in Zurich under the name “BV4”. BV4 pools the expertise and experience of financial specialists for quantitative brand value calculations with the know-how of brand experts and marketing professionals in the area of qualitative brand evaluations. Bigmont Ventures holds a substantive stake in BV4. Visit BV4's website