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Geneva aims for excellence at its 2nd Blockchain Congress
January 20, 2020
The Geneva Blockchain Congress is the most important event dedicated to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) in Switzerland. On this occasion, the State of Geneva officializes its participation in the "Geneva Blockchain Center of Excellence", in order to ensure that DLT standards and applications are used in a safe and trusted manner.
Geneva, a world reference in digital token generations
December 5, 2019
The Geneva Department of Economic Development (DED) is publishing a new version of the manual on business financing based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). The related evaluation committee has so far ruled on eight innovations in the start-up phase, including the Libra project, which is supported by Facebook.
international residents, including international civil servants, diplomats and representatives of civil society. Overall in Geneva, more than 40% of the population is a citizen of a foreign country.
multinational companies present in Geneva. They generate some 70,000 direct jobs and contribute more than 40% to Geneva's GDP.
Swiss francs raised by the State of Geneva in one hour during their first issue of green bonds.
Already installed in Geneva
These entreprises contribute to the ecosystem dynamism
"Companies wishing to establish themselves in Geneva will find an inimitable ecosystem, since its territory offers unique opportunities for bringing together the world of international organizations, cutting-edge scientific programs and innovative SMEs. It is also distinguished by the immediate proximity of training institutes, among the most efficient in the world, as well as a high concentration of multinationals with research and development centers at the forefront of their fields. Welcome in Geneva!"
Conseiller d'Etat, Département du développement économique
"Geneva and its wide range of hotels have undeniable qualities and remarkable potentialities. Its 10'000 rooms make it possible to work with very diversified customer segments. Thanks to its unique dynamism and the performance of its infrastructure, the Geneva hotel industry attracts all nationalities. It is undeniable, the hotel sector is actively involved in the international influence of Geneva and its attractiveness."
Président, Geneva hoteliers' society
"Geneva has been the European headquarters of HP for over 60 years and now Hewlett Packard Enterprise. It is an international crossroads that combines the proximity of international organizations such as CERN, talents from the University of Geneva and EPFL and an ecosystem of startups and multinationals conducive to open innovation."
Director French-speaking Switzerland, Hewlett Packard Enterprise