20.10.2017

We are pleased to announce the participation of the world's leading light manufacturer Osram in Beaconsmind AG. Through its Venture Capital unit, Fluxunit, the light conglomerate holds a strategic minority stake and a smart software for the retail trade. The software allows retailers, among other things, a personalized customer approach. The Fluxunit supports and develops both internal and external start-ups.

We are pleased to announce the participation of the world’s leading light manufacturer Osram at Beaconsmind AG. Through its Venture Capital unit, Fluxunit, the light conglomerate holds a strategic minority stake and a smart software for the retail trade. The software allows retailers, among other things, a personalized customer approach. The Fluxunit supports and develops both internal and external start-ups. “Beaconsmind fits very well with Osram, and we can actively shape the future of store business in online trading,” as Ulrich Eisele, Managing Director of Osrams Fluxunit, said.

The parent company of the Swiss Startup Factory, the Swiss Startup Group, has been part of Beaconsmind, which successfully completed the Winter Accelerator Batch 2016 of the Swiss Startup Factory since spring 2016. Ever since, the Swiss Startup Factory has been operating Beaconsmind AG in customer acquisition and strategic partnerships. The Swiss Startup Group is represented by Mike Baur on the Board of Beaconsmind AG. With the entry of Osram as a strategic partner, the next growth phases at Beaconsmind are ushered in. “We are convinced that there will also be a lot of technology in the iBeacon technologies sector in Switzerland and that Beaconsmind AG will be in pole position with its offer”.

 

Read the official press release: http://www.osram-group.com/en/media/press-releases/pr-2017/16-10-2017

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