“18 months ago we had an idea and a prototype, after an amazing trip today we run a CHF 3.5 Million company. In several situations we were able to raise the flight altitude thanks to the skills that I have learned during the EMBA program”.
Newscron is the result of 3.5 years of research at ETH Zurich and the Boston University. It allows readers to choose news according to the subject matter or news source of choice. The service is free and available in English, French, Italian, German, and since May of last year, in Spanish. “The application values which media outlet carries the best quality story, whether it’s because there is an added value (new information, picture, an interview, etc...), if several newspapers carry the same story, it detects that it is a wire story, and it will not be repeated twice.
Newscron is different from the others News aggregator for the following reasons:
- similar news items are nicely grouped into “stories”;
- Newscron is the only app on the international market that aggregates news quickly in five major western languages.
Newscron already generates a strong interest from more than 65,000 people every month who use the app and read about 4.5 million articles.