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it’s about tech: "local heroes — what does it take to create a great software product" | in person & online

Tuesday 27.09. – Tuesday 27.09.2022, Cyon GmbH, Brunngässlein 12, Basel, CH -- and online:, 5 pm


Dear Tech Enthusiasts,

We all know, Basel is most famous for Pharma blockbusters, art collections and all the bustling activities surrounding the Rhine. But software? It is still one of the best kept secrets that the region has also been a breeding ground for world class software products. It’s time to give these stories a stage. This will happen on September 27, at 5 pm, at our event “local heroes — what does it take to create a great software product”.


17.00 Doors opening

17.10 Welcome and Introduction by Thomas Brenzikofer, swiss made software

17:20 One-to-one with Partners: Dietrich Rordorf (Basel Hack), David Burkardt (cyon)

17:30 Show Cases by Raphael Amport (CashCtrl), Heinz Scheuring (DYCOK); Nadine Felber (Source Engine), Patrick Püntener (ex: Colygon, Cycl, LiveTiles)

18:20 Open Mic Panel with Hans-Dirk Walter (Karakun), Luc Haldimann (Unblu), David von Ah (brix IT-Solutions) und Patrick Püntener

18:50 BaselTech what’s next by Elijah Appius (Economic Development, Basel-Stadt)

19:00 Networking Apero

This will be the first event of the series “it’s about tech”, run by the swiss made software in close collaboration with BaselTech, the initiative by "Economic Development of Basel-Stadt", and teaming up with “cyon”, our local hero in hosting services, as leading partner.   

Interested? Then get ready for a great evening with short presentations and an open mic panel discussion followed by drinks and networking. The event is free of charge and will be streamed for those who cannot make it in person. Please register now following this link: “it’s about tech: local heroes

“it’s about tech” — where Basel’s tech community meets — is part of BaselTech, an initiative by Economic Development of Basel-Stadt. A special thanks to our leading partner “cyon” and the supporting partner “brix IT Solutions” and „CSEM“ as well as the networking partners “BaselHack”, “BaselOne”, “DigitalBasel” and “TechLounges”.

See you on the 27th!