According to a recent report by a local source ‘swissinfo.ch,’ CVVC has reportedly launched its initial incubator dubbed “Genesis Hub” within the canton of Zug, also called Switzerland’s Crypto valley. This valley Association was supported as a govt-backed pool back in March 2017, with the aim of “supporting the event of blockchain and cryptological connected technologies and businesses.”
Currently, the setup includes twenty blockchain startups, but it plans to eventually fund sixty new corporations annually also. As a part of the initiative, approved startups would be able to complete CVVC’s three-month kickstart program, with $125,000 USD as seed funding, whereas the foremost auspicious would also receive later stage financial aid. In addition, startups would be supplied with support and mentoring from the consortium’s technology consultants.
The company’s long term goal is reportedly to open doors for a min. thousand blockchain corporations around the world every year. Reciprocally for CVVC’s funding, startups would be liable to provide a stake within their business of up to 8 % in the form of shares or tokens.
The upcoming plans of CVVC additionally involve establishing similar incubators in alternative countries and developing a worldwide network within the coming years. CVVC co-founder ‘Mathias Ruch’ aforementioned that “blockchain technology is the worldwide phenomenon thus we may expand anywhere around the globe.”
Moreover, Ruch believes that ICO’s and IPO’s could facilitate the creation of a replacement model of finance for new corporations.
CVVC adviser and vice-president of the Crypto valley Association ‘Vasiliy Suvorov,’ adding further said:
“ICOs can still be a helpful mechanism however they would be not be the core to the blockchain economy in the future. We’ve had all the hypes concerning ICO’s, and currently we want a model that takes all these magnificent technological ideas to the real economy.”
Earlier in July, a recent survey was conducted by the ‘Crypto Finance Conference’ which stated that the Switzerland was ranked the second most favourable country for ICO’s. The analysis was based on public information of the top hundred ICO’s by country in terms of funds raised, along with the total number of projects launched.