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Swiss Business Hub USA

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The Swiss Business Hub USA is the New York-based representative of the official international trade and investment promotion agency Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). Part of the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco, it is responsible for implementing Swiss export strategies in the US and for promoting Switzerland as a business location.

The Swiss Business Hub USA provides localized support, market information, consulting and networking services to Swiss companies venturing into the US market. An experienced team of trade commissioners stands ready to support inquiries of all kind and serves as a first-hand local contact for companies - new and experienced - in the US market. The Hub’s services include: market information and support; detailed market and product analysis; search for distributors, local representatives and partners and support for the establishment of communication channels; B2B / B2C sales pipeline development; individual consulting and coaching of SMEs; site location evaluation; organization of events and fact-finding missions for Swiss companies, associations and official delegations. The Swiss Business Hub USA has identified specific areas of interest. These include but are not limited to life sciences, ICT, FinTech, food and beverage, FMCG and MEM, as well as cleantech.

In addition, the Swiss Business Hub actively promotes Switzerland as a highly attractive business and investment location for US companies looking for growth in Switzerland and in Europe. The Swiss Business Hub proactively contacts and informs US-based companies about the key advantages of Switzerland as a business and investment location. In close collaboration with cantonal and regional representatives as well as private-sector partners, the Hub supports foreign investors with the following services: communicating Switzerland’s unique selling points that relate to their business and industry; facilitating contact with regional and cantonal economic development agencies; connecting with research centers and universities; meeting legal and administrative requirements; obtaining work and residence permits; defining the ideal corporate structure and explaining the Swiss tax systems.

The Swiss Business Hub USA has a first-rate network of contacts both in the US and in Switzerland.

Swiss Business Hub USA

c/o Consulate General of Switzerland
633 Third Avenue, 30th Floor
10017 New York
United States of America

fabian.stiefvater@eda.admin.ch
+1 212 599 5700

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Fabian Stiefvater
Fabian Stiefvater

Swiss Business Hub USA
Head of Swiss Business Hub USA

fabian.stiefvater@eda.admin.ch
+41 (0)58 462 80 86

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Daniel Bangser
Daniel Bangser

Swiss Business Hub USA
Director North America

daniel.bangser@eda.admin.ch
+1 917 289 9932

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Caroline Blaser
Caroline Blaser

Swiss Business Hub USA
Deputy Director North America

Caroline.Blaser@eda.admin.ch
+1 917 289 9907

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