Our Story

Patremote did not start out as a business idea. About 20 years ago, I joined a labor union and started working for the unemployment fund. Many appointements with members working as free contractors ended in frustration for the self-employed. Switzerland only knows employed and self employed whereas the latter have no social insurances and be left alone in times of shortage of orders. As the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated: especially the tech-reliant way of working has been pushed even further and gig economy will take over many industries. 

Patremote was designed as an alternative to the exhaustive processes with authorities, which for the affected person anyway only ends in a minimal security of the OASI (old age and survivers insurance). Instead, Patremote provides freelancer who lacked the high-end tools and resources to live a secured life in their chosen working environment access to technology that empowers them and helps them grow without worrying about all the adminstrative burdens.