Prof. Dr. Andreas Dietrich

Prof Dr Andreas Dietrich (1976) heads the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ and is Head of Studies of the MSc in Banking and Finance and CAS Digital Banking at the Lucerne School of Business. He studied at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), where he also obtained his doctorate. He worked as a research associate at the HSG and completed a research year at DePaul University in Chicago. He has been at the IFZ since 2008. He also has a seat on the board of directors of the Lucerne Cantonal Bank.

31 October 2018
Raising finance for innovative projects is key for businesses, but it is also vital for securing a national economy’s power to innovate. Raising risk capital has a particularly important role to play here. For many years, young businesses primarily turned to venture capitalists, angel investors or early-stage investors for capital. Recently, the initial coin offering...