Global product traceability leads to a new quality of transparency that can effectively protect affected companies from massive revenue losses due to counterfeiting. Swiss startup Authena is now the world’s leading provider of blockchain-based technology solutions for tracking supply chains and creating interactive end-to-end communication between manufacturers and end-consumers. The Journal exclusively publishes an interview with Matteo Panzavolta, the Founder and CEO of Authena AG.Read Full Article
With NFC tags and a blockchain solution, Authena prevents products from being counterfeited, opened prematurely or strayed from the right path.Read Full Article
Authena, a start-up based in Zug, has developed a technology to prevent product counterfeiting. Now the the company has acquired a major customer in Lonza Specialty Ingredients – and a new financing round is about to be completedRead Full Article
The agrochemical and pharmaceutical supplier Lonza wants to optimize agricultural supply chains with the help of the blockchain. A pilot project in Brazil is showing how to prevent pesticides counterfeiting. A rollout in Switzerland is already being planned.Read Full Article
Lonza, the Swiss company active in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, wants to optimize agricultural supply chains using blockchain. A pilot project in Brazil is exploring this technology to fight against counterfeit phytosanitary products. Deployment in Switzerland is already planned.Read Full Article
Lonza Specialty Ingredients enters a strategic partnership with the Swiss startup Authena to secure products and increase transparency in supply chains using blockchain-based technologies.Read Full Article
Quando un cliente sceglie Tavar deve sentirsi protetto e avere la certezza di affidarsi a un prodotto di altissima qualità. Per questo motivo ci siamo legati ad Authena, azienda svizzera ideatrice di una piattaforma basata sulla blockchain, capace di rivoluzionare il modo in cui i brand proteggono i loro prodotti, la loro reputazione e i loro consumatori.Read Full Article
Frankfurt/Main – Gründer mit coolen Ideen gesucht! Trotz Corona-Pandemie findet der Gründerpitch der HSG Alumni (Hochschule St. Gallen) auch 2021 statt. In einer spannenden Zoom-Konferenz wurden jetzt schon 20 Halbfinalisten ermittelt.Read Full Article
This article showcases our top picks for the best Europe based Blockchain companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Blockchain industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
Como em todos os setores, as relações no setor de proteção de culturas dependem da confiança. Os produtores precisam ter certeza que os produtos que utilizam são genuínos e que podem ter a garantia de ter um fornecimento confiável no futuro. Por outro lado, os fabricantes querem ajudar os clientes a utilizar seus bens e serviços de forma correta, segura e da maneira mais eficiente possível.Read Full Article
Lonza Crop Protection and the Swiss start-up company Authena are pioneering digital technology to improve product traceability and authenticity of crops. The technology will initially be piloted as a prototype in Brazil.Read Full Article
As in every other sector, relationships in the crop protection industry depend on trust. Farmers need assurance that the products they are using are genuine, and that they can be guaranteed to receive a reliable future supply. Manufacturers, meanwhile, want to help customers use their goods and services correctly, safely and in the most efficient way possible.Read Full Article
Il forlivese Matteo Panzavolta è la mente di Authena, la startup svizzera che brevetta sigilli digitali per proteggere l’autenticità dei prodotti e prevenire le contraffazioni
“Attraverso il nostro sigillo, il consumatore può istantaneamente avere accesso a tutta la storia e il percorso di un prodotto e, soprattutto, avere la certezza che il prodotto è autentico e non è mai stato aperto.”Read Full Article
AUTHENA: The best startup according to the TOP 100 Public Vote
The TOP 100 Public Vote runs parallel to the expert jury ranking and allows the public—everyone with a LinkedIn account can cast one vote—to choose the most promising startup.Read Full Article
Die TOP 100 Publikumsabstimmung, welche parallel zum Experten-Ranking läuft, war die Chance für das Publikum, ein vielversprechendes Schweizer Startup hervorzuheben. Der Gewinner der diesjährigen Publikumsabstimmung ist das Zuger Unternehmen Authena (vormals Acatena), dessen patentierte Technologie die Rückverfolgung von Produkten vom Standort bis zum Verbraucher ermöglicht und so zur Verhinderung von Fälschungen und Betrug beiträgt.Read Full Article
Beim diesjährigen Public Voting wurde das Blockchain-Startup Acatena auf Platz eins gewählt. Mit seinem mobilen End-to-end-Marketingsystem erlaubt die Firma die Nachverfolgung von Produkten vom Produktionsstandort bis zum Verbraucher. Das System ermöglicht dank einer Transponder-Lösung die direkte Interaktion mit dem Smartphone des Verbrauchers, was dem Hersteller oder Vertreiber einen direkten Kanal zum Konsumenten öffnet.Read Full Article
The Luxury Venture Group has closed the first edition of the Luxury Innovation Award after presenting award prizes to four winners. Acatena and The Rayy from Switzerland are among the winners.
The Luxury Innovation Award is a global contest for the emerging luxury startups developing innovative solutions for the luxury industry.Read Full Article
Towards a Swiss Luxury Valley
Everyone knows about the Silicon Valley, the unique ecosystem of established companies, startups, venture capitalists, business incubators and university labs, all focused on tech. Deependra Pandey observed that Switzerland was missing such an ecosystem in the luxury space.Read Full Article
150 startups de 40 pays
Pour cette première édition, ce ne sont pas moins de 150 startups qui ont envoyé leur dossier, provenant de près de 40 pays. Après une journée de pitchs, le jury a sélectionné hier soir quatre vainqueurs, parmi eux, Lanéva, une compagnie de bateaux électriques et écologiques basée à Monaco.Read Full Article
149 Applicants. 34 Countries. 9 Finalists. 4 Winners
Geneva, 28 August 2020 – A grand finale! The 4 winners out of 149 applicants from 34 countries around the world were announced for the first ever edition of the Luxury Innovation Award™ in 2020 organized by Luxury Venture Group (LVG). A panel of 21 jury members selected the winners in four categories.Read Full Article
“Wine is bottled poetry”.
It is necessary to internalize this aphorism of Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson – Scottish writer, playwright and poet – to understand how important it is to have a cultural approach to analyze the economic dynamics of the drink of the gods.Read Full Article
Authena has been selected as the Top Pick in the category blockchain at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin
Challenging as it was, TechCrunch editors had a (wicked fun) job to do — select up to five early-stage startups they felt represent the best of their specific tech category. This remarkable cadre of early-stage startups knocked our proverbial socks off. Cold toes notwithstanding, we think you’ll be equally impressed…Read Full Article
In March 2019, LVMH confirmed that it’s developing a blockchain aimed at tracking the authenticity of the group’s products.
The world of luxury fashion has a thing for Silicon Valley. From the recent Moncler and Fendi hackathons to the Brunello Cucinelli symposium held at the fashion brand’s lush Solomeo,…Read Full Article
Tracking the wine production chain also by consumers
In addition, consumers have at their disposal an app, by which they are rewarded for interacting with the brands. Licensed partners in the production chain of the beverages also have at their disposal an app to do all the tracking.Read Full Article
JERUSALEM – MassChallenge Israel, part of MassChallenge’s global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced the 52 startups, selected from nearly 500 candidates in Israel and more than 40 countries around the world, that will participate in the 2019 MassChallenge Israel cohort.
“MassChallenge Israel accelerated startups are creating meaningful solutions for real challenges across industries,” said Yonit Golub Serkin,Read Full Article
TOP 100 Swiss Startups Award 2020
Authena blockchain product verification