Scandit has welcomed back shareholders including GV, Schneider Electric, Sony and Swisscom for a round that made the ETH Zurich spinout a unicorn.

Scandit, a Switzerland-based data capture technology spinout of ETH Zurich, closed a $150m series D round led by Warburg Pincus yesterday that increased its valuation to more than $1bn. The round included GV, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV and Swisscom Ventures, respective vehicles for conglomerate Alphabet, consumer electronics group Sony and telecoms firm Swisscom.  Energy…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Talking Tech Transfer interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).