Basel

Fast Track Entrepreneurs in Switzerland – Buying a Family Owned Business

Seven Alums Acquire Seven Family-Owned Business in Seven Years in Switzerland Creating a bootstrapped start-up may be exciting and a big draw for INSEADers with dreams of leading a high-potential company, but there is another path to becoming an entrepreneur, acquiring and developing a small or medium-sized family business. It is one path that several

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Special Report: Fireside Chat with Basel Committee SG Bill Coen

November 2014 The INSEAD Alumni Association invited Bill Coen, the recently appointed Secretary General of the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (BCBS), to speak to Alumni and guests in October 2014. The audience, which hailed from a range of industries, engaged unreservedly with the affable American economist who spoke without props or Powerpoint at the

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Art Basel – A Soldout Event for Art Lovers and Alumni

Art Basel attracted INSEAD Alumni and guests from around Switzerland on June 14th for a Swiss INSEAD Alum- ni Association event to mark the 2013 Basel edition. The INSEAD Art Basel event revealed a great interest in art in our Swiss Alumni community. The event attracted members from Zürich, Lausanne, and Geneva, in addition to

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Basel After Works Drinks Events

Earlier this year, the Basel Chapter held a series of After Work Drinks events, in collaboration with LBS alumni and SAMBA members. The events took place at Acqua, a popular Osteria, lounge and bar in the centre of Basel. They proved popular, with around 25 participants from various business schoools joining in each the evening.

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