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Student Competition for Lift15 is on!

Marie Mayoly, Nov. 20, 2014
Since the early days of Lift, students have always been an important part of the community and we are delighted to carry on with this "tradition" :) Thanks to the City of Geneva , we are… Read more

Data Canvas: Sense Your City

Johann Recordon, Nov. 17, 2014
In 2015, swissnex SF , Lift and Gray Area join forces again to bring about change in the urban landscape. With the collaboration of SEEED Studio , a Chinese hardware platform for and by makers, the… Read more

On recherche un-e stagiaire Business Development & Sales

Johann Recordon, Nov. 12, 2014
Lift est à la recherche d’un-e stagiaire ! Tu gères l’anglais à l’écrit et à l’oral, tu as un esprit organisé et tu es surtout motivé-e ? Alors le titre de ton futur rôle est… Read more

Open Data at Lift China

Johann Recordon, Oct. 24, 2014
During Lift China, Feng Gao and TH Schee , two entrepreneurs from Shanghai and Taiwan, held a workshop on open data and its implications in Asia. We thought the timing was right to send in our writer… Read more

What a Busy Year: Lift Activities Updates

Abir Oreibi, Oct. 22, 2014
You may have heard these past few weeks about Lift Basel, Lift China or other Lift projects - fantastic things are going on! We thought it's time to give you aconsolidated update on Lift’s… Read more

Lift sous la Coupole in Bern

Abir Oreibi, Oct. 20, 2014
Since 2006 Lift has been an active supporter and facilitator of the Swiss startup ecosystem through its various events and activities. We offer a platform to showcase upcoming projects (like in… Read more

Volunteer at Lift Basel !

Marie Mayoly, Oct. 16, 2014
Are you an inquisitive team player with a passion for innovation? Are you enthusiastic about being an insider and making Lift Basel a unique experience? Are you english-speaking, outgoing, hard-… Read more

Lift Makers Tour Results in China's First Biohackspace

Johann Recordon, Oct. 1, 2014
Temporarily hosted at Chaihuo hackspace , Haoqimao (litteraly "curious cat") is an initiative of Tony Gu (顾庆峰) , a Shenzhen-based entrepreneur. As a biohackspace, Haoqimao invites people… Read more

Start-up call now open!

Marie Mayoly, Oct. 1, 2014
Is your start-up a success story? Share it with Lift's international community of CEOs, entrepreneurs, designers and academics; submit your project to our panel. Lift , Alp ICT , CTI start-up ,… Read more

The Lift15 Poster is here

Alex Hantson, Aug. 28, 2014
Each year, in the creative process of the conference, we collaborate with our friends at Bread and Butter in order to give the Lift poster its unique visual identity. The creative process includes… Read more

Lift Basel Meet-up Sept 1st

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 27, 2014
To celebrate the new Lift Basel coming up this November, we will host an informal meet-up on Sept. 1st 17:30 at the offices of our partner i-net. Join us to meet the Lift Team, get to know more about… Read more

Swiss Digital Alliance Manifesto launched

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 11, 2014
Lift just launched the Swiss Digital Alliance past weekend in Locarno together with our partner in crime Festival Tous Ecrans. The alliance represents some of Switzerland’s most active… Read more

Past Lift Speakers Back for 10th Anniversary

Sylvie Reinhard, Jul. 11, 2014
For Lift15 - which will be the 10th edition of Lift in Geneva - we decided to invite back selected past Lift speakers, who had a big impact and triggered discussions that lasted long beyond the… Read more

Lift China showcases projects from HEAD Geneva

Johann Recordon, Jun. 16, 2014
In order to kick off this event in style, let us share with you some shiny representatives of the emerging digital creative scene in Switzerland and China that will be exhibited at Lift China ! We… Read more

Seedstars World Tour Finale at Lift15

Abir Oreibi, Jun. 16, 2014
Last February, Seedstars world 's startups were taking the stage at Lift14 to pitch their ideas as a pre-conference event. Flitto , an amazing team from Seoul became their first ever global… Read more

Lift China and Makers Tour Shanghai / Shenzhen

Johann Recordon, May. 28, 2014
From “made in China” to “made with China” At Lift, we like to picture ourselves as builders, as makers of connections. From its inception, eight years ago, we have worked… Read more

How to support entrepreneurs in the digital creative industry?

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 27, 2014
Last February we gathered young entrepreneurs active in the field of digital creative industry to discuss their needs and challenges. The workshop idea came out of a series of discussions initiated… Read more

A session for young brilliant minds

Magaly Mathys, Mar. 10, 2014
At Lift, we believe that it is essential for teenagers to get opportunities to play and tinker with technologies influencing their future. One way to do this is to discover cool projects and meet… Read more

Misfits Subcultures and innovation on the fringe

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 4, 2014
We just published the video of Alexa Clay’s talk at Lift14, where she explored the Misfit economy – and what we can all learn from Hermits, Gangsters, and Occupiers. Indeed as innovation… Read more

Lift14 Outcomes

Sylvie Reinhard, Feb. 12, 2014
A big thank you for for having participated in Lift14 and making it what it was! It was such a great pleasure seeing you all. We really hope that you enjoyed the experience and left inspired and… Read more

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