Supportive Local Government

Located in Zug in the heart of Switzerland, Crypto Valley is uniquely positioned to make the most of the decentralized Swiss political system and its business environment. Zug offers a robust platform for global growth due to its pro-business philosophy, openness, and easy accessibility of its local government. Zug’s low-tax, business friendly environment, and fantastic quality of life have attracted many of the world’s leading companies, creating an international, cosmopolitan culture, and easy access to powerful global networks.

Secure and Predictable Legal Framework

Switzerland is known for its strong legal system and culture of privacy, as well as its decentraliZed political system that is controlled by citizens. This combination provides a high level of legal security, predictability, and protection of intellectual and property rights. Switzerland has a long history of upholding these values and is considered a world leader in these areas.

Sound Policies and Economic Strength

Switzerland has one of the strongest and most stable currencies in the world and follows sound economic policies. Moreover, Switzerlands has by far the highest gold reserves per capita of any country, and the world’s highest GDP per capita.

World-Class Talent

Switzerland has a high-quality educational system, with many top-ranked educational institutions. It has one of the highest R&D spendings per capita and is among the countries with the most Nobel laureates per capita. Switzerland is ranked number 1 in the world for ease of attracting and retaining world-class talent. While Swiss compensation rates are high, this does not necessarily translate into higher labour costs because of the exceptionally high productivity levels. The Swiss work systematically and accurately; they are innovative, self-starters, and honest. In Switzerland you get what you pay for. This is especially true for creative intellectual work such as software engineering.

High Quality of Life

Switzerland is renowned for its high quality of life, which is reflected in its top-ranked infrastructure, safety, health care, education, and work-life balance. The country is home to three of the world’s top ten cities in terms of quality of life, making it an ideal place to live and work. Additionally, the Swiss enjoy a long life expectancy, and have one of the best work-life balance in the world.

Thinking about establishing your business in Switzerland?

Read our guide on opening a business in Switzerland with specifics on company registration process, taxation, banking, compliance, legal requirements and more.