An Expat Guide to Switzerland

A brief history of Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse is a world famous Swiss bank. Headquartered in Zurich it has branches in more 50 countries. Credit Suisse employs around 48k people. It is the second largest bank in Switzerland. Credit Suisse offers clients expertise in the areas of private banking,...

A Brief History of the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)

The history of the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) is a long and complicated one. It was founded as the result of a merger between two of Switzerland’s largest banks – the Swiss Bank Corporation and the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS). The origins of the Swiss Bank...

Top Blockchain Startups in Switzerland

Switzerland has become one of the global hubs for blockchain technology. With towns like Zug and Chiasso being home to several blockchain-based startups, here’s a closer look at five well-known startups in Switzerland. DFINITY Founded by Dominic Williams in 2015,...

Crypto Startups in Switzerland

Switzerland has become a major hub for cryptocurrency (crypto) exchanges in recent years thanks to flexible regulations and a political system supporting innovative projects. While they are regulated by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (FTA), crypto exchanges are...

Swiss Banking System

Swiss banks are internationally well-regarded for their reliability, attitude towards a client’s privacy, and assets. The first banks were established in Switzerland around the mid-18th century. The oldest Swiss bank was Wegelin & Co., which was founded in 1741....

Forbes named the best bank in Switzerland

Forbes has chosen the best Swiss bank. They interviewed 40,000 clients around the globe about their satisfaction with the level of banking services. Among other key attributes are trust, fees, digital services and financial advice. Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank...

Famous residents of Geneva city

Swiss Geneva is the place of attraction for many celebrities. They chose the city for its mild climate, breathtaking panoramas and high quality of life. Buildings in the center of the city keep the spirit and the great history. From time to time Geneva became home for...

Top Aesthetic Clinics in Geneva

Geneva is home to some of world-renowned aesthetic and cosmetic clinics. They offer a diverse range of expertise, with treatments that include wrinkle reduction, face lifts, laser treatments, Botox, and cosmetic cell treatments. Clinics in Geneva are particularly...

From megacity to meadows, how a Russian artist moved to Switzerland

Natalya Samsonova grew up in a family of artists. She has worked as a designer and as an art director with Cosmopolitan and several well-known Russian brands. Natalya has also been involved in numerous photo shoots with stars from the fashion industry, including Paris...

Top Startup Accelerators in the Canton of Vaud

The Canton of Vaud is one of the major centers for innovation in Switzerland. It is home to about 36,000 companies, operating in the fields of life science, health and precision industries, information and communication technologies (ICTs), clean technology...

Top Blockchain Startups in Switzerland

Switzerland has become one of the global hubs for blockchain technology. With towns like Zug and Chiasso being home to several blockchain-based startups, here’s a closer look at five well-known startups in Switzerland.

Famous residents of Montreux

Famous residents of Montreux

Montreux has always attracted artists, men of letters, and travelers in search of natural beauty, peace, and inspiration. Discover three celebrity expats that made it their home.

Lake Thun Festival

Lake Thun Festival

Every summer since 2003 Switzerland hosts international musical event in the canton of Bern. World’s best musical and stage productions are presented at the Lake Thun.

Famous Swiss Painters

Famous Swiss Painters

Switzerland has been home to several talented artists. Today, their paintings hang in museums and private collections around the world.