Life & Society

Unleashing entrepreneurial spirit by ensuring unconditional income for all?

Sylvie Reinhard, Dec. 27, 2013
At Lift we like to explore concepts, which at first sight might look like too audacious or downright utopian, as they allow us to challenge basic assumptions. The “guaranteed monthly income… Read more

Call for Speakers "The Sharing Economy Backlash"

Sylvie Reinhard, Dec. 18, 2013
For Lift14, taking place February 5-7 2014 in Geneva, we're still looking for speakers representing big players in the sharing economy, facing a backlash from incumbents and regulators - people… Read more

Röstigraben Express : Unique Sponsoring Opportunity!

Melanie Ducret, Dec. 18, 2013
L ift has successfully played host to the Röstigraben Express for two years running. Much like the legendary Fondue evening, it is fast becoming a must-attend by Lift participants coming from German-… Read more

Student Competition For Lift14 Now Launched

Melanie Ducret, Dec. 16, 2013
On behalf of the City of Geneva , we are delighted to extend an invitation to 20 students to attend Lift14. We welcome applications from Swiss and international students with varying degrees of… Read more

Berlin’s most daring cultural entrepreneur at Lift

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 28, 2013
Juval Dieziger is co-founder and Chief Emotional Officer of Holzmarkt , one of Berlin’s most spectacular urban development projects. This 18’000 square-meter urban oasis at the… Read more

Misfits and intrapreneurs making change happen

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 20, 2013
The preparation calls with speakers to prepare their upcoming Lift Talks is always a source of great discussions and insights. In our skype call with Alexa Clay - speaker in the Lift14 session about… Read more

Lift Youth in Marseille

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 25, 2013
At the 5 th edition of Lift with Fing in Marseille we organized for the first time a “Lift Youth”-format, welcoming over 200 teenagers from France and Switzerland. To entertain the… Read more

Those algorithms that govern our lives

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 21, 2013
Previous Lift talks on algorithms and how they influence our lives have had an impressive impact: First there was Kevin Slavin 's speech at Lift11 on "Those Alorithms that govern our lives… Read more

Interview with Lift France Speaker Frédéric Bardeau

Sep. 23, 2013
Frédéric, who are you and what do you do? I'm nearly forty, I have 5 children and I'm a social entrepreneur, writer and trainer/professor with a passion for digital culture, education,… Read more

Public Transport Geneva launches real-time API

Sylvie Reinhard, Sep. 9, 2013
Today the public transport agency of Geneva ( TPG ) is officially launching a real-time open data API , featuring the data of the next departures. This is the first real-time open data portal of its… Read more

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