The Prototype Fund Team consists of dedicated employees of

Florin Hasler

Program Lead Prototype Fund

“Fostering open technologies by and for the people”

Born and raised in Liechtenstein, Florin has been supporting government agencies, NGOs, parties and startups in making their message heard in the political and public sphere. In his spare time, he co-organizes Züri schenkt, a donation campaign for refugees and Kino im Kocher, a free open air cinema in Bern.

Dr. Vera Eichenauer

Program Consultant Prototype Fund

“I want to enable personalities and minds to jointly develop sound solutions for the many challenges of our time.”

To this purpose, Vera has co-founded the Swiss Network on Public Economics and served as the president of the European Association of Young Economists (EAYE). As a researcher in political economy at KOF Swiss Economic Institute at ETH Zurich, she is an active data user that would like to spend more time data-crunching rather than acquiring data. Her current research analyses the consequences of the creation of the Canton of Jura, Chinese economic activities in developing countries and the governance of public funds in Switzerland and by international organizations.

Nikki Böhler


“We need an informed and engaged society in order to secure a sustainable and value-based future.”

Nikki is engaged in various capacities for a responsible economy. During her studies in Economics at the University of St. Gallen she founded the Social Business Club to raise students’ social awareness. Since her studies she has set up several initiatives such as the first mentoring program for cooperative start-ups in Switzerland. For her, strengthening transparency and collaboration in Switzerland are at the heart of